Academic Articles - South Africa


A Taxonomy of Victims and Perpetrators: Human Rights and Reconciliation in South Africa

Tristan Anne Borer

Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 25, No. 4 (Nov., 2003), pp. 1088-1116

Categories: South Africa, Reconciliation, General Theory


After the TRC: Citizenship, Memory, and Reconciliation

Nagy, Rosemary

Canadian Journal of African Studies / Revue Vol. 38, No. 3 (2004), pp. 638-653

Categories: South Africa


Between Vengeance and Forgiveness: South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Minow, Martha

Negotiation Journal, Vol. 14, No. 4, October 1998: 319-355

Categories: TRC, South Africa

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McEwan, Cheryl

Journal of Southern African Studies, Vol. 29, No. 3, 2003: 739-757

Categories: Memory and Reconciliation, Reconciliation and Gender, South Africa

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Civil Society and Reconciliation in Southern Africa

Christopher J. Colvin

Development in Practice Vol. 17, No. 3 (Jun., 2007), pp. 322-337

Categories: Civil Society and Reconciliation, South Africa 

Creating a Space for Remembrance: The Healing of Memories Proces

Kayser, U

Research report written for the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation and the Institute for Healing of Memories, January 2000

Categories: South Africa, Truth and Reconciliation Commission 

Dilemmas of Transitional Justice: The Case of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Van Zyl, P.

Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 52, 1999

Categories: Transitional Justice, South Africa, Truth and Reconciliation Commission


Does Truth Lead to Reconciliation? Testing the Causal Assumptions of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Process

Gibson, J. L

American Journal of Political Science, Vol. 48, No. 2, April 2004: 201-217.

Categories: TRC, South Africa

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Establishing the truth about the apartheid past: historians and the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Jacobus A. Du Pisani, Kwang-Su Kim

African Studies Quarterly

Categories: South Africa 

Has Everything Been Done? The Nature of Assistance to Victims of Past Political Atrocities in Southern Africa.

 

Amoah, J. & Greenbaum, B.

Research report written as part of the Southern Africa Reconciliation Project, April 2005

Categories: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Trauma and Healing


History on Their Own Terms: The relevance of the past.

Naidu, E. & Adonis, C

Research report written for the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation, February 2007.

Categories: South Africa, Education and Reconciliation


Intersubjectivity and Embodiment: Exploring the Role of the Maternal in the Language of Forgiveness and Reconciliation

Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela

Signs Vol. 36, No. 3 (Spring 2011), pp. 541-551

Categories: Reconciliation and Gender, South Africa, Truth and Reconciliation Commission
National Narrative versus Local Truths: The Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Engagement with Duduza
 

van der Merwe, H.

In Deborah Posel & Graeme Simpson (eds.) Commissioning the Past: Understanding South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission: 204-219. Johannesburg: Witwatersrand University Press.

Categories: South Africa


Mandela and Amabokoboko: The Political and Linguistic Nationalisation of South Africa?

Booth, Douglas

Journal of Modern African Studies, Vol. 34, No. 3, September 1996: 459-477.

Categories: South Africa

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Manufacturing Amnesia: Corporate Social Responsibility in South Africa

David Fig

International Affairs (Royal Institute of International Affairs 1944-), Vol. 81, No. 3, Critical Perspectives on Corporate Social Responsibility (May, 2005), pp. 599-617

Categories: South Africa

Media Representations of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission and Their Commitment to Reconciliation

Annelies Verdoolaege

Journal of African Cultural Studies
Vol. 17, No. 2 (Dec., 2005), pp. 181-199.

Categories: South Africa, Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Memory, Identity and the (Im)possibility of Reconciliation: The Work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa

Norval, Aletta J.

Constellations, Volume 5, Issue 2, pages 250–265, June 1998

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission, South Africa


Metaphors, Narrative and 'Truth': South Africa's TRC

Henderson, Willie

African Affairs, Vol. 99, No. 396, 2000: 457-465.

Categories: South Africa, TRC

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Peace and Justice: A Limited Reconciliation

Nigel Biggar

Ethical Theory and Moral Practice  Vol. 5, No. 2, Pardoning Past Wrongs (Jun., 2002) (pp. 167-179)

Categories: Northern Ireland, Reconciliation General Thoery, South Africa

Reconciliation and Political Legitimacy: The Old Australia and the New South Africa

Paul Muldoon

Australian Journal of Politics & History, Volume 49, Issue 2, pages 182-196, June 2003

Categories: Australia, South Africa

 


Reconciliation and Revenge in Post Apartheid South Africa: Rethinking Legal Pluralism and Human Rights

Richard A. Wilson

Current Anthropology, Vol. 41, No. 1 (February 2000), pp. 75-98

Categories: South Africa


Reconciliation in Post-Commission South Africa: Thick and Thin Accounts of Solidarity

Rosemary Nagy

Canadian Journal of Political Science / Revue canadienne de science politique, Vol. 35, No. 2 (Jun., 2002), pp. 323-346

Categories: South Africa

Settling With History: A Hybrid Commission of Inquiry for Israel/Palestine

Zinaida Miller

Harvard Human Rights Journal, 20

Categories: El Salvador, Israel and Palestine, Reconciliation General Theory, South Africa

South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission: the conflict between individual justice and national healing in the post-apartheid age

Lansing, Paul; King, Julie C.

15 Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law  753 (1998)

Categories: South Africa, Truth and Reconciliation Commission 

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Symbiosis: mass media and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa

 Krabill, R.

 Media Culture Society September 2001 vol. 23 no. 5 567-585

Categories: South Africa, Truth and Reconciliation Commission  

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The Contributions of Truth to Reconciliation: Lessons from South Africa

Gibson, James L

 Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol. 50, No. 3, June 2006: 409-432.
 
Categories: TRC, South Africa

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The Effectiveness of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission Perceptions of Xhosa, Afrikaner, and English South Africans
 

Jay A. Vora and Erika Vora

Journal of Black Studies, Vol. 34, No. 3 (Jan., 2004), pp. 301-322

Categories: South Africa, Truth and Reconciliation Commision


The Role of the Church in Promoting Reconciliation in Post-TRC South Africa


The Truth about Truth and Reconciliation in South Africa

James L. Gibson

International Political Science Review / Revue internationale de science politique Vol. 26, No. 4 (Oct., 2005), pp. 341-361.

Categories: South Africa, Truth and Reconciliation Commission



Patricia J. Campbell

http://web.africa.ufl.edu/asq/v4/v4i3a2.htm

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission, South Africa
 
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The Truth of Truth Commissions: Comparative Lessons from Haiti, South Africa, and Guatemala

Chapman, Audrey R. and Patrick Ball

In Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 23, No. 1, 2001: 1-43.

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission, South Africa, Guatemala

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Theatre for Reconciliation: "Desire" and South African Students

Barnes, Hazel

Theatre Journal, Vol. 49, No. 1, Performing in South Africa March 1997: 41-52.
 
Categories: Culture and Reconciliation , South Africa

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TRANSFORMATIVE JUSTICE: CHARTING A PATH TO RECONCILIATION


Truth Commissions and National Reconciliation: Some Reflections on Theory and Practice

Lerche, Charles O.

Peace and Conflict Studies, 7(1) May 2000

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission, South Africa, Guatemala, Chile, Argentina


Truth Commissions and the Provision of Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation

Rotberg,  Robert I.

in Robert I. Rotberg and Dennis Thompson (eds.), Truth v. Justice: The Morality of Truth Commissions (Princeton, 2000), 3-21

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission, South Africa

 


Truth Commissions and Transitional Justice Update on a Select Bibliography on the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission Debate

 

 Karin Alexander, Diana Batchelor, Alexis Durand, Tyrone Savage

Journal of Law and Religion, Vol. 20, No. 2 (2004 - 2005), pp. 525-565

Categories: South Africa, Truth and Reconciliation Commision

 


Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation in Africa Issues and Cases

 

Lyn Graybill and Kimberly Lanegra

African Studies Quarterly, Volume 8, Issue 1, Fall 2004

Categories: Sierra Leone, South Africa, Rwanda, Transitional Justice


Truth, Reconciliation, Gender: the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission and Black Women's Intellectual History

Driver, Dorothy

Australian Feminist Studies; Jul2005, Vol. 20 Issue 47, p219-229, 11p

Categories: Reconciliation and Gender, South Africa

Watching a bargain unravel? A panel study of victims' attitudes about transitional justice in Cape Town, South Africa.

Backer, David

IJTJ (2010) 4 (3): 443-456

Categories: South Africa, Trauma and Healing 
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