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Beyond retribution : seeking justice in the shadows of war

Author: Rama Mani
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats
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Today s wars leave a crippling legacy of deprivation and suffering, of physical and structural injustice, long after they submit to peaceful resolution.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rama Mani
ISBN: 9780745628363 0745628362 9780745628356 0745628354
OCLC Number: 263719754
Description: x, 246 Seiten
Contents: Abbreviations. Acknowledgements. Section I Justice in Theory. 1. The Three Dimensions of Justice in Post-conflict Peacebuilding. 2. Concepts of Justice in Contemporary Philosophy. Section II Justice in Practice. 3. Legal Justice: Re-establishing Order or restoring the Rule of Law?. 4.Rectificatory Justice: Punishing Perpetrators or Vindicating Victims?. 5. Distributive Justice: alleviating the Effects of Conflict or Targeting Causes?. Section III Synthesis and Recommendations. 6. Recapturing Justice from the Shadows of War. Notes. Bibliography. Index.
Responsibility: Rama Mani.
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"Rama Mani's engaging book is a fine combination of arguments on the theory of justice and an assessment of practical problems in building a new society from the ruins of war and conflicts. It is Read more...

 
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