Genocide, Political Violence, Human Righ

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Phenomenal Justice

Violence and Morality in Argentina

Rutgers University Press

How do the victims and perpetrators of the Argentinian dictatorship experience transitional justice on their own terms? Grounded in phenomenological anthropology and the anthropology of emotion, Phenomenal Justice establishes a new theoretical basis that is faithful to the uncertainties of justice and truth in the aftermath of human rights violations.

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Reluctant Interveners

America's Failed Responses to Genocide from Bosnia to Darfur

Rutgers University Press

Why do we allow our governments to get away with “bystanding” to genocide? Focusing on the relationships between citizens, political elites, and U.S. institutions in the most powerful nation in the world, Reluctant Interveners offers a sobering account of the interplays between values and interests, words and deeds, which transformed the pledge of “never again” to a recurring reality of ever again.

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Becoming Rwandan

Education, Reconciliation, and the Making of a Post-Genocide Citizen

Rutgers University Press

Drawing on extensive survey data, interviews, and observations carried out with teachers and students in fifteen schools across Rwanda, Becoming Rwandan is a thought-provoking study of the power and the limitations of education as a peacebuilding and state-building tool.

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Beyond Repair?

Mayan Women’s Protagonism in the Aftermath of Genocidal Harm

Rutgers University Press

Beyond Repair? explores Mayan women’s agency in the search for redress for harm suffered during the genocidal violence perpetrated by the Guatemalan state in the early 1980s at the height of the thirty-six-year armed conflict. The book draws on eight years of feminist participatory action research conducted with fifty-four Q’eqchi’, Kaqchikel, Chuj, and Mam women who are seeking truth, justice, and reparation for the violence they experienced.

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Beyond Repair?

Mayan Women's Protagonism in the Aftermath of Genocidal Harm

Rutgers University Press

Beyond Repair? explores Mayan women’s agency in the search for redress for harm suffered during the genocidal violence perpetrated by the Guatemalan state in the early 1980s at the height of the thirty-six-year armed conflict. The book draws on eight years of feminist participatory action research conducted with fifty-four Q’eqchi’, Kaqchikel, Chuj, and Mam women who are seeking truth, justice, and reparation for the violence they experienced.

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Understanding the Age of Transitional Justice

Crimes, Courts, Commissions, and Chronicling

Edited by Nanci Adler
Rutgers University Press

The contributors analyze the processes, products, and efficacy of a number of transitional justice mechanisms. Adler has gathered leading specialists to scrutinize the responses to and effects of violent pasts and to provide new perspectives for understanding and applying transitional justice mechanisms in an effort to stop the recycling of old repressions into new ones.  

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