Closing the books : transitional justice in historical perspective /

An analysis of transitional justice - retribution and reparation after a change of political regime - from Athens in the fifth century BC to the present. The book describes the universe of cases, and proposes a framework for explaining the variations among them.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Elster, Jon, 1940-
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • The Universe of Transitional Justice
  • Athens in 411 and 403 BC
  • The French restorations in 1814 and 1815
  • The larger universe of cases
  • Analytics of Transitional Justice
  • The structure of transitional justice
  • Wrongdoers
  • Victims
  • Constraints
  • Emotions
  • Politics.