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Trauma and transition justice in divided societies

Judith Marie Barsalou

Trauma and transition justice in divided societies

by Judith Marie Barsalou

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Published by United States Institute of Peace in Washington DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conflict,
  • Justice,
  • Peace efforts,
  • Humanitarian assistance,
  • Reconciliation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJudy Barsalou.
    SeriesSpecial report / United States Institute of Peace -- 135., Special report (United States Institute of Peace) -- 135.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p. ;
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16354251M
    OCLC/WorldCa61283642

    The term “Transitional Justice” has come, in recent years, to designate a field of academic inquiry, as well as political practice, concerned with the aftermath of conflict and large-scale human rights abuses. Theorists and practitioners of transitional justice focus on the most effective and legitimate ways of addressing past wrongs and. An analysis of transitional justice - retribution and reparation after a change of political regime - from Athens in the fifth century BC to the present. Part I, 'The Universe of Transitional Justice', describes more than thirty transitions, some of them in considerable detail, others more : Jon Elster.

    Scarred Communities is a qualitative, psycho-ecological study of the long-term effects of disasters—both man-made and natural—on Sri Lankan book studies the effects of war and the tsunami on families and communities. The concept of collective trauma is introduced to provide a framework in understanding how basic social processes, relationships . But in wars you have a lot of refugees and people dispersed and there are traditional ways of dealing with conflict or even trauma, even though many societies don't have the word trauma they have the symptoms of trauma, are not in place anymore. What I've tried to do is to help people experience these windows to the past and to the future.

    1 Louise Arbour, “Economic and social justice for societies in transition”, International Journal of Law and Politics, vol. 40, No. 1 (Fall ). See also A/HRC/12/18, Size: KB. When Age Doesn't Match Stage: Challenges and Considerations in Services for Transition-Age Youth with Histories of Developmental Trauma FOCAL POINT 17 Focal Point: Youth, Young Adults, & Mental Health. Trauma-Informed Care, , v. 29 Regional Research Institute for Human Services, Portland State Size: 1MB.


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Trauma and transition justice in divided societies by Judith Marie Barsalou Download PDF EPUB FB2

In Marchthe United States Institute of Peace (USIP), with assistance from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), hosted a three-day conference at Airlie House in Warrenton, Virginia, entitled "Trauma and Transitional Justice in Divided Societies." The purpose of the conference was to explore, from different disciplinary perspectives, how divided.

Identities in Transition: Challenges for Transitional Justice in Divided Societies brings together a rich group of international researchers and practitioners who, for the first time, examine transitional justice through an "identity" lens.

They tackle ways that transitional justice can act as a means of political learning across communities Cited by: Trauma and Transitional Justice in Divided Societies Summary • Truth telling, justice seeking, and reconciliation are inherently political processes heavily influenced by conflicting interests and access to resources.

The process of seeking justice through legal procedures can be more important in building respect. ICTJ | Identities in Transition: Developing Better Transitional Justice Initiatives in Divided Societies Identities in Transition Project In post-conflict societies, histories of exclusion, racism and nationalist violence often create divisions so deep that finding a way to agree on the atrocities of the past seems near-impossible.

His first book, Identity, Reconciliation and Transitional Justice: Overcoming Intractability in Divided Societies, was published in by Routledge.

Kora Andrieu is a human rights officer and transitional justice focal point at the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Tunisia. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "A GlassHouse book." Description: x, pages ; 24 cm.

Contents: Transitional justice theories: an introduction / Susanne Buckley-Zistel, Teresa Koloma Beck, Christian Braun and Friederike Mieth --Transformative justice, reconciliation and peacebuilding / Wendy Lambourne --Rethinking.

If we’ve focussed in on the case of South Africa, your third choice, Mark Drumbl’s book Atrocity, Punishment, and International Law looks at the broader global picture. That’s right.

It brings into focus the role of international law, international institutions, and international actors, which are increasingly very influential in shaping domestic decisions about transitional justice.

This book is the first to offer an in-depth analysis of transitional justice as an unfinished agenda in Indonesia’s democracy. Examining the implementation of transitional justice measures in post-authoritarian Indonesia, this book analyses the factors.

Book Description. 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 existing antagonisms and to build more positive relationships with one.

Telling the brutal facts that generate high emotions can be very negative and anti-therapeutic. A trauma story needs to be associated with survival and healing—then it becomes a teaching story, as in the lives of Gandhi, Martin Luther King, and ordinary survivors as well.

Societies need to collect and share these stories. This report provides guidance to policymakers and practitioners on the ways in which transitional justice initiatives may function better in divided societies.

If transitional justice can find ways to act as a means of political learning across communities, foster trust and recognition, and if it can serve to breakdown harmful myths and stereotypes, then this will be.

transitional justice.[The book] is filled with fresh ideas and interesting, provoking ial reading for all those facing the complexities of transition in practice."--Times Higher Education Supplement4/4(3).

The twentieth century has left behind a painful and complicated legacy of massive trauma, monstrous crimes, radical social engineering, or collective/individual guilt syndromes that were often the premises for and the specters haunting the process of democratization in the various societies that emerged out of these profoundly de-structuring contexts.

Children and Young People - Sociology bibliographies - in Harvard style. Change style powered by CSL. Popular Book. Barsalou, J. Trauma and transitional justice in divided societies - United States Institute of Peace - Washington DC. In-text: (Barsalou, ). Buy Identities in Transition: Challenges For Transitional Justice In Divided Societies by Arthur, Paige (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Paige Arthur. "As nations struggling to heal wounds of civil war and atrocity turn toward the model of reconciliation, Reconciliation in Divided Societies takes a systematic look at the political dimensions of this international phenomenon The book shows us how this transformation happens so that we can all gain a better understanding of how, and why, reconciliation really.

About the Journal. In the past two decades, countries emerging from divided histories have increasingly incorporated transitional justice mechanisms in order to uncover and deal with crimes of.

Transitional Justice and Reconciliation: Theory and Practice 2. Transitional Justice: The Emergence of a Paradigm The concept of transitional justice stems from the international human rights movement. At first, it referred to the judicial process of Cited by: ciliation without truth, or justice; if you don t face the past, you are con-demned to repeat it, and so on.

But it is quite another to try, as the authors do, to dig beneath the surface and to explain what truth, justice, and rec-onciliation really mean in societies that are emerging from war, genocide, dictatorships and other kinds of by:   Levanon O.S.

() Transitional Justice in Societies Emerging from Intractable Conflicts: Between the Right to Truth and Collective Memory. In: Sharvit K., Halperin E. (eds) A Social Psychology Perspective on The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.

Peace Psychology Book Series. Springer, Cham. First Online 23 January Author: Ofer Shinar Levanon. The re-assesment of transitional justice as both an institutional craft and a system of knowledge has been ongoing for sometime now.

The Arts of Transitional Justice: Culture, Activism and Memory After Atrocity contributes to this revaluation by focusing on the prevalence of art and aesthetic practices in the various domains and institutions of transitional justice.4 Mani, Rama (): Beyond retribution: Seeking justice in the Shadows of War, Cambridge, Polity Press, pp.

5 A schematic presentation of the transition from negative to positive peace through the mechanism of transitional justice is offered in Annex IV.education book review.

Editor: Katherine J. Macro: Editor: Michelle Zoss: Abstract: In an educational environment that privileges scripted curricula and intensive preparation for high-stakes tests, the arts offer a more hands-on approach to learning and problem solving, challenging students to approach course material in personal and interactive ways.