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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 quantity makes an attempt to reframe debates, relocating past the constrained techniques of 'truth as opposed to justice' or 'stability as opposed to responsibility' within which lots of those matters were solid within the current scholarship. The theoretical and empirical contributions during this ebook provide new methods of knowing and tackling the long-lasting endurance of amnesty within the age of responsibility. as well as cross-national reviews, the amount encompasses 11 state situations of amnesty for prior human rights violations: Argentina, Brazil, Cambodia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Indonesia, Rwanda, South Africa, Spain, Uganda and Uruguay. the quantity is going past only describing those case reviews, but additionally considers what we examine from them when it comes to overcoming impunity and selling responsibility to give a contribution to advancements in human rights and democracy.

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