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The Healing of Nations: The Promise and Limits of Political Forgiveness

Mark R. Amstutz
Format
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Published
Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2005.
Language
English
ISBN
0742535800 (cloth : alk. paper), 0742535819 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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Table of contents
Contents
  • Confronting human rights abuses : approaches to transitional justice
  • The nature and purpose of forgiveness
  • The possibility and promise of political forgiveness
  • Justice, reconciliation, and political forgiveness
  • Retributive justice and the limits of forgiveness in Argentina
  • The quest for reconciliation through truth telling in Chile
  • Intractable politics without truth or forgiveness : the case of Northern Ireland
  • The promise of reconciliation through truth and some forgiveness in South Africa
  • Conclusion: Toward a theory of political forgiveness.
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x, 283 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 234-265) and index.
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