Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy
Series: Transitional Justice
This book examines the effects of transitional justice on the conditions for peace and democracy. Ordinarily, the anticipated contribution of transitional justice mechanisms is stated in universal terms, with little regard for the historically specific context. Yet a truth commission, for example,...
To Be Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge
The Accountability Function of Courts in New Democracies
Series: Democratization Studies
This title examines the political role of courts in new democracies in Latin America and Africa, focusing on their ability to hold political power-holders accountable when they act outside their constitutionally defined powers. The book also issues a warning: there are problems inherent in the...
Published February 25th 2004 by Routledge