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Remaking Transitional Justice in the United States [electronic resource]: The Rhetorical Authorization of the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission

James Edward Beitler III
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
New York : Springer, [2013]
Language
English
Series
Springer series in transitional justice
ISBN
9781461452942, 1461452945, 9781461452959 (eBook)
Summary
Remaking transitional justice in the United States explores rhetorical attempts to authorize the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission--a grassroots initiative established in Greensboro, North Carolina in 2004 to investigate a traumatic and controversial event in the city's past. --
Contents
  • The problem of power : authorizing a Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • The rhetorical tradition of transitional justice
  • "A person is a person through other persons" : reaccentuating ubuntu in Greensboro
  • Reaccentuating representivity in Greensboro
  • Redefining "truth commission" : definitional maneuvering in the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission's final report
  • "Inescapable networks of mutuality" : the development of transitional justice in the United States.
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Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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