Skeletons In The Closet
Transitional Justice In Post-communist Europe
This book explores pacted transitions to democracy, in which former autocrats are granted amnesty in exchange for allowing free elections.
|Titel:||Skeletons In The Closet|
|auteur:||Nalepa, Monika (university Of Notre Dame, Indiana)|
|Uitgever:||Cambridge University Press|
|Plaats van publicatie:||01|
|Afmetingen:||235 x 159 x 23|
Monika Nalepa is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. She is also Faculty Fellow of Notre Dame's Kellogg Institute for International Studies, Kroc Institute for Peace Studies, and Nanovic Institute for European Studies. In 2006–7 and 2009 she held an appointment as Academy Scholar at the Harvard Academy for International Affairs and Area Studies. Nalepa has guest edited a special volume dedicated to transitional justice in the Journal of Conflict Resolution and has contributed articles to the Journal of Conflict Resolution and the Journal of Theoretical Politics and chapters to numerous edited volumes devoted to transitional justice, including NOMOS, Proceedings of the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy.
'The issues raised or discussed in these studies should challenge scholars and generate discussion for years to come. Perhaps the dialogue that emerges can contribute to resolving impasses creatively and advancing transitional justice in societies struggling to recover from decades of repression.' Nanci Adler, International Journal of Transitional Justice
1. Introduction; Part I. Skeletons in the Closet: 2. Committing to amnesty; 3. The kidnapper's dilemma; 4. Hostages and skeletons in Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic; Part II. Out of the Closet: 5. Voters: transitional justice demand; 6. Elites: transitional justice supply; 7. The Transitional Justice Bill game; 8. Infiltration as insurance; 9. Epilogue: between agents and heroes; Appendices: A. Mathematical proofs to Chapter 3; B. Answers of MPs and their constituents to 'more should be done to punish people who were responsible for the injustices of the communist regime'; C. Sampling technique and transitional justice survey questionnaire; D. Birth and death of parliamentary parties by their position regarding lustration; E. Mathematical proofs to Chapter 7; F. Lustration laws by target, targeted activity, and sanction type in Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic.
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