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Amnesties, Accountability, and Human Rights [electronic resource] / Renée Jeffery.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Jeffery, Renée, author.
Other Title:
De Gruyter Online.
Publication:
Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2014].
Series:
Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (312p.) : illustrations.
Subjects:
Amnesty -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies.
Amnesty -- History -- 21st century -- Case studies.
Crimes against humanity -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies.
Peace-building -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies.
Language:
In English.
Biography/History:
Renee Jeffery is Associate Professor of Politics and International Relations at Australian National University, author of Hugo Grotius in International Thought and Evil and International Relations: Human Suffering in an Age of Terror, editor of Confronting Evil in International Relations: Ethical Responses to Problems of Moral Agency, and coeditor (with Hun Joon Kim) of Transitional Justice in the Asia-Pacific.
Summary:
Drawing on more than 700 amnesties instituted between 1970 and 2005, Renée Jeffery maps out significant trends in the use of amnesty and offers a historical account of how both the use and the perception of amnesty has changed.
Contents:
Frontmatter
CONTENTS
Introduction
CHAPTER 1. The Politics of Amnesties
CHAPTER 2. Transitions to Democracy
CHAPTER 3. The Pursuit of Truth
CHAPTER 4. Ending Violence
CHAPTER 5. The End of Impunity?
CHAPTER 6. The Persistence of Amnesties
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgments.
Notes:
7 illustrations.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed March 24, 2015)
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
ISBN:
9780812209419
OCLC:
884586006
Publisher Number:
10.9783/9780812209419 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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