By Francesca Lessa,Leigh A. Payne

ISBN-10: 1107025001

ISBN-13: 9781107025004

ISBN-10: 1107617332

ISBN-13: 9781107617339

This edited quantity brings jointly well-established and rising students of transitional justice to debate the endurance of amnesty within the age of human rights responsibility. the amount makes an attempt to reframe debates, relocating past the constrained ways of 'truth as opposed to justice' or 'stability as opposed to responsibility' within which lots of those concerns were forged within the present scholarship. The theoretical and empirical contributions during this e-book supply new methods of knowing and tackling the iconic endurance of amnesty within the age of responsibility. as well as cross-national experiences, the quantity encompasses 11 kingdom situations of amnesty for previous human rights violations: Argentina, Brazil, Cambodia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Indonesia, Rwanda, South Africa, Spain, Uganda and Uruguay. the amount is going past in simple terms describing those case reviews, but additionally considers what we research from them by way of overcoming impunity and selling responsibility to give a contribution to advancements in human rights and democracy.

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