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The Resource Transitional justice, international assistance, and civil society : missed connections, edited by Paige Arthur, Christalla Yakinthou

Transitional justice, international assistance, and civil society : missed connections, edited by Paige Arthur, Christalla Yakinthou

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Transitional justice, international assistance, and civil society : missed connections
Title
Transitional justice, international assistance, and civil society
Title remainder
missed connections
Statement of responsibility
edited by Paige Arthur, Christalla Yakinthou
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In recent years, transitional justice has become increasingly international in its scope. Due to ongoing animosities, lack of political will, and the absence of credible governing or judicial institutions, international organizations, donors, and NGOs advocate for transitional justice initiatives like truth commissions or special tribunals - alongside national actors, like civil society and victims groups. This book examines how international assistance affects transitional justice, and where power truly lies in making decisions about justice for victims of massive human rights abuse. The book finds that government donors typically lack strategies for transitional justice, they struggle with information deficits, and they are constrained by short-term approaches that do not give enough attention to what is often a weak and divided civil society sector. All the authors have both practical and scholarly perspectives on transitional justice. Country case studies are provided, including descriptions of the challenges in developing data on transitional justice financing
Cataloging source
UkCbUP
Index
index present
LC call number
JC571
LC item number
.T6996 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Arthur, Paige
  • Yakinthou, Christalla
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Transitional justice
  • Human rights
  • Civil society
Label
Transitional justice, international assistance, and civil society : missed connections, edited by Paige Arthur, Christalla Yakinthou
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Publication
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 278 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781316711347
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Transitional justice, international assistance, and civil society : missed connections, edited by Paige Arthur, Christalla Yakinthou
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 04 Apr 2018)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 278 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781316711347
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s)
Specific material designation
remote

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