Faculty of Arts


Transitional Justice: From Retribution to Reconciliation

Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for POLITICS 702.


Explores the politics of transitional justice in post-war, post-conflict and postcolonial states. Students examine political responses to atrocity in the context of conflicting demands that include the rule of law, peace, retribution and human rights. Specific topics include trials, truth commissions and hybrid courts, the use of amnesty and the practice of apology, democratisation, development and reconciliation.

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018


Coordinator(s) Dr Stephen Winter


POLITICS 702: 15.0 points

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