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Published by Social Science Research Council : Distributed by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Transitional justice,
  • Economic development -- Political aspects,
  • Developing countries -- Politics and government,
  • Developing countries -- Economic conditions

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Pablo de Greiff and Roger Duthie.
ContributionsDe Greiff, Pablo., Duthie, Roger., Social Science Research Council (U.S.)
LC ClassificationsJC571 .T699 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23229755M
ISBN 109780979077296
LC Control Number2009018685

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Transitional Justice and Development: Making Connections examines the relationship between two fields that, academically and in practice, have proceeded largely isolated from each other. The book is the result of a research project of the International Center for Transitional Justice. Transitional Justice and Development: Making Connections (Advancing Transitional Justice) Pablo de Greiff, Roger Duthie As developing societies emerge from legacies of conflict and authoritarianism, they are frequently beset by poverty, inequality, weak institutions, broken infrastructure, poor governance, insecurity, and low levels of social. Although transitional justice and development measures are frequently deployed in the same contexts, efforts to establish direct links between transitional justice and development are still nascent. Recent political events such as the “Arab Spring” movements, along with trends in thinking about development, suggest that programs within the two fields will be better integrated in the future. Building a Future on Peace and Justice. Studies on Transitional Justice, Peace and Development The Nuremberg Declaration on Peace and Justice. Editors: Ambos, Kai, Large, Judith, Wierda, Marieke (Eds.) Free Preview.

It’s an incredibly beautifully written and illustrated memoir which raises profoundly important questions that are at the forefront of transitional justice now, questions that we don’t really have adequate answers to, concerning how to think about refugees and their place in transitional justice, and how to think about the involvement of foreign actors in civil wars and civil contexts.   It examines the capacity of transitional justice measures to address displacement, engage the justice claims of displaced persons, and support durable solutions, and analyzes the links between transitional justice and the interventions of humanitarian, development, and . Book description. Transitional justice has become the principle lens used by countries emerging from conflict and authoritarian rule to address the legacies of violence and serious human rights abuses. However, as transitional justice practice becomes more institutionalized with support from NGOs and funding from Western donors, questions have been raised about the long-term effectiveness of transitional justice . Routledge’s Transitional Justice series publishes innovative work across a range of disciplines working on transitional justice related topics: including law, sociology, criminology, psychology, anthropology, political science, development studies and international relations.

USIP helped shape the field of "transitional justice" and its three-volume collection Transitional Justice: How Emerging Democracies Reckon with Former Regimes is a path breaking resource for practitioners and policymakers grappling with these difficult problems in numerous countries. which focuses on advancing peace through the development.   Both transitional justice and development are oriented toward understanding and influencing interrelated processes of social, political and economic change. As such, the two fields tend to focus on similar countries and contexts. Yet questions about their relationship invoke impassioned arguments about what constitutes legitimate terrain.   This book will be of interest to scholars in the fields of transitional justice, rule of law, legal pluralism and peace-building concerned by the failure of transitional justice to leave a positive legacy to the justice system of the states where it operates. Get this from a library! Transitional justice and development: making connections. [Pablo De Greiff; Roger Duthie; Social Science Research Council (U.S.); International Center for Transitional Justice.;] -- As developing societies emerge from legacies of conflict and authoritarianism, they are frequently beset by poverty, inequality, weak institutions, broken infrastructure, poor governance.