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Call # JC571 .L5868 2010
Title Localizing transitional justice : interventions and priorities after mass violence / edited by Rosalind Shaw and Lars Waldorf, with Pierre Hazan
Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c2010
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Descript. xvi, 344 p. ; 24 cm
Series Stanford studies in human rights
Summary/Abstract "No part of this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording, or in any information storage or retrieval system without the prior written permission of Stanford University Press."--BOOK JACKET
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-336) and index
Subject Transitional justice
Human rights
Crimes against humanity
Alt Author Shaw, Rosalind
Waldorf, Lars
Hazan, Pierre
OCLC # 494691383
Table of Contents
 Preface / Ruti G. Teitel 
PART I:Frames 
1Introduction: Localizing Transitional Justice / Lars Waldorf3
2Stay the Hand of Justice: Whose Priorities Take Priority? / Phuong N. Pham27
3Transitional Justice After September 11: A New Rapport with Evil / Pierre Hazan49
PART II:Local Engagements 
4An Acknowledged Failure: Women, Voice, Violence, and the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission / Fiona C. Ross69
5Histories of Innocence: Postwar Stories in Peru / Kimberly Theidon92
6Linking Justice with Reintegration? Ex-Combatants and the Sierra Leone Experiment / Rosalind Shaw111
PART III:Power, Politics, and Priorities 
7Reconciliation Grown Bitter? War, Retribution, and Ritual Action in Northern Uganda / Sverker Finnstrom135
8Silence and Dialogue: Burundians' Alternatives to Transitional Justice / Peter Uvin157
9"Like Jews Waiting for Jesus": Posthumous Justice in Post-Genocide Rwanda / Lars Waldorf183
PART IV:Practicing Place-Based Justice 
10Weaving a Braid of Histories: Local Post-Armed Conflict Initiatives in Guatemala / Naomi Roht-Arriaza205
11Dealing with the Past when the Conflict Is Still Present: Civil Society Truth-Seeking Initiatives in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict / Hillel Cohen228
12Local Transitional Justice Practice in Pretransition Burma / Patrick Falvey253
 Afterword: Elevating Transitional Local Justice or Crystallizing Global Governance? / Moses Chrispus Okello275