Amnesty in the Age of Human Rights Accountability by Francesca Lessa,Leigh A. Payne PDF

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 restricted ways of 'truth as opposed to justice' or 'stability as opposed to responsibility' within which lots of those matters were forged within the current scholarship. The theoretical and empirical contributions during this booklet provide new methods of realizing and tackling the iconic endurance of amnesty within the age of responsibility. as well as cross-national reports, the amount encompasses 11 nation instances of amnesty for earlier human rights violations: Argentina, Brazil, Cambodia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Indonesia, Rwanda, South Africa, Spain, Uganda and Uruguay. the amount is going past basically describing those case experiences, but additionally considers what we study 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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