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Transitional Justice

Series Editor: KIERAN MCEVOY

Routledge is pleased to announce the launch of its exciting new book series on Transitional Justice.

The study of justice in transition has emerged as one of the most diverse and intellectual exciting developments in the social sciences in the last two decades. From its origins in human rights activism and comparative political science the field is increasingly characterised by its geographic and disciplinary breadth. This series is now accepting innovative proposals from a range of disciplines working on transitional justice related topics including law, sociology, criminology, psychology, anthropology, political science, development studies and international relations. That interdisciplinarity is precisely what affords the areas its current ‘intellectual buzz’.

The series is interested in books which address larger theoretical questions on transitional justice including the intersection of notions such as justice, truth, accountability, impunity and the construction of transitional justice knowledge. We also welcome critical and theoretically informed empirical proposals on the workings of institutions such as truth commissions, community based reconciliation, victim empowerment, ex-combatant demobilisation, or regional discussions on practical programmes in particular areas. Finally we are also interested in proposals which focus upon the legal aspects of transitional justice, although our plan is to avoid producing dry, overly technical or dull legal texts. This is an exciting field and it is envisaged that the style of legal scholarship encouraged by the series would be a reflection of that energy and vitality.

For further details on the series please contact the Series Editor.

Kieran McEvoy

Professor of Law and Transitional Justice

School of Law

Queens University Belfast

BT7 1NN

44 (0) 2890973873

k.mcevoy@qub.ac.uk

New and Published Books

1-10 of 12 results in Transitional Justice
  1. Transitional Justice and the Arab Spring

    Edited by Kirsten J. Fisher, Robert Stewart

    Series: Transitional Justice

    This book presents a varied and critical picture of how the Arab Spring demands a re-examination and re-conceptualization of issues of transitional justice. It demonstrates how unique features of this wave of revolutions and popular protests that have swept the Arab world since December 2010 give...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Art of Post-Dictatorship

    Ethics and Aesthetics in Transitional Argentina

    By Vikki Bell

    Series: Transitional Justice

    Since the end of the last dictatorship in 1983, Argentina’s visual artists and art-activists have been central to campaigns to demand the criminal prosecution of those initially granted amnesty and to a variety of commemorative projects. In The Art of Post-Dictatorship: Ethics and Aesthetics in...

    Published June 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. International Trials and Reconciliation

    Assessing the Impact of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

    By Janine Natalya Clark

    Series: Transitional Justice

    Transitional justice is a burgeoning field of scholarly inquiry. Yet while the transitional justice literature is replete with claims about the benefits of criminal trials, too often these claims lack an empirical basis and hence remain unproven. While there has been much discussion about whether...

    Published June 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Identity, Reconciliation and Transitional Justice

    Overcoming Intractability in Divided Societies

    By Nevin Aiken

    Series: Transitional Justice

    Identity, Reconciliation and Transitional Justice: Overcoming Intractability analyses how the mechanisms of transitional justice have a part to play in promoting reconciliation and sustainable peace in transitional societies: helping social groups deeply divided by past violence to overcome...

    Published June 4th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Truth, Denial and Transition

    Northern Ireland and the Contested Past

    By Cheryl Lawther

    Series: Transitional Justice

    Truth, Denial and Transition: Northern Ireland and the Contested Past makes a unique and timely contribution to the transitional justice field. In contrast to the focus on truth and those societies where truth recovery has been central to dealing with the aftermath of human rights violations,...

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Dynamics of Transitional Justice:

    International Models and Local Realities in East Timor

    By Lia Kent

    Series: Transitional Justice

    The Dynamics of Transitional Justice draws on the case of East Timor in order to reassess how transitional justice mechanisms actually play out at the local level. Transitional justice mechanisms – including trials and truth commissions – have become firmly entrenched as part of the United Nations...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Transitional Justice Theories

    Edited by Susanne Buckley-Zistel, Teresa Koloma Beck, Christian Braun, Friederike Mieth

    Series: Transitional Justice

    Transitional Justice Theories is the first volume to approach the politically sensitive subject of post-conflict or post-authoritarian justice from a theoretical perspective. It combines contributions from distinguished scholars and practitioners as well as from emerging academics from different...

    Published October 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Corporate Accountability in the Context of Transitional Justice

    Edited by Sabine Michalowski

    Series: Transitional Justice

    Corporate Accountability in the Context of Transitional Justice explores how corporations can be held accountable for their role in past human rights violations when a country is making a transition from conflict or repression to peace and democracy. It breaks new ground in theorizing the linkages...

    Published September 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Gender Politics in Transitional Justice

    By Catherine O'Rourke

    Series: Transitional Justice

    What role do transitional justice processes play in determining the gender outcomes of transitions from conflict and authoritarianism? What is the impact of transitional justice processes on the human rights of women in states emerging from political violence? Gender Politics in Transitional...

    Published July 31st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Families of the Missing

    A Test for Contemporary Approaches to Transitional Justice

    By Simon Robins

    Series: Transitional Justice

    Addressing the needs of Families of the Missing interrogates the current practice of transitional justice from the viewpoint of the families of those disappeared and missing as a result of conflict and political violence. Studying the needs of families of the missing in two contexts, Nepal and...

    Published May 16th 2013 by Routledge