Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy
Series: Transitional Justice
After Violence examines the effects of transitional justice on the development of peace and democracy. Anticipated contributions of transitional justice mechanisms are commonly stated in universal terms, with little regard for historically specific contexts. Yet a truth commission, for example,...
To Be Published May 19th 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 26th 2004 by Routledge