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The Resource Remaking transitional justice in the United States : the rhetorical authorization of the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission, James Edward Beitler, III, (electronic resource)

Remaking transitional justice in the United States : the rhetorical authorization of the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission, James Edward Beitler, III, (electronic resource)

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Remaking transitional justice in the United States : the rhetorical authorization of the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Title
Remaking transitional justice in the United States
Title remainder
the rhetorical authorization of the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Statement of responsibility
James Edward Beitler, III
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Remaking Transitional Justice in the United States explores rhetorical attempts to authorize the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission--a grassroots initiative established in Greensboro, North Carolina in 2004 to investigate a traumatic and controversial event in the city's past. The book demonstrates that the field of transitional justice has given rise to a transnational rhetorical tradition that provides practitioners with resources to act in their own particular contexts. It then shows, through detailed analyses, how the Greensboro commissioners and their advocates made use of this rhetorical tradition in their attempts to establish the Commission's authority in the community. Calling attention to the rhetorical moves shared among those working in the field of transitional justice, this study offers insights into the development of transitional justice in the United States and other liberal democracies.This book is relevant to scholars and practitioners of transitional justice as it describes mechanisms of transitional justice that are frequently overlooked: rhetorical mechanisms. It also speaks to any readers interested in the communicative strategies of truth commissions
Member of
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Beitler, James Edward
Dewey number
340.115
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Springer series in transitional justice
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  • Jurisprudence
  • Transitional justice
  • Greensboro Truth & Reconciliation Commission
Label
Remaking transitional justice in the United States : the rhetorical authorization of the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission, James Edward Beitler, III, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • The Problem of Power: Authorizing a Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • The Rhetorical Tradition of Transitional Justice
  • A Person is a Person Through Other Persons: Reaccentuating Ubuntu in Greensboro
  • Reaccentuating Representivity in Greensboro
  • Redefining "Truth Commission": Definitional Maneuvering in the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Final Report
  • Inescapable Networks of Mutuality: The Development of Transitional Justice in the United States
Control code
ocn821020904
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 157 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781461452959
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)821020904
Label
Remaking transitional justice in the United States : the rhetorical authorization of the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission, James Edward Beitler, III, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • The Problem of Power: Authorizing a Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • The Rhetorical Tradition of Transitional Justice
  • A Person is a Person Through Other Persons: Reaccentuating Ubuntu in Greensboro
  • Reaccentuating Representivity in Greensboro
  • Redefining "Truth Commission": Definitional Maneuvering in the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Final Report
  • Inescapable Networks of Mutuality: The Development of Transitional Justice in the United States
Control code
ocn821020904
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 157 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781461452959
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)821020904

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