Anti-Impunity and the Human Rights Agenda

Anti-Impunity and the Human Rights Agenda

Engle, Karen L.; Davis, Denise; Miller, Zinaida

Cambridge University Press






15 a 20 dias

Aimed at scholars, students, and practitioners of human rights and transitional justice, this volume presents and critiques the international human rights movement's focus on fighting impunity through criminalization in the twenty-first century. It considers the perspectives of multiple disciplines and takes into account a variety of institutional and geographical frameworks.
Introduction; Part I. What Does Anti-Impunity Mean?: 1. A genealogy of the criminal turn in human rights Karen Engle; 2. Anti-impunity as deflection of argument Samuel Moyn; 3. Doing history with impunity Vasuki Nesiah; Part II. How and Where Does Anti-Impunity Operate?: 4. The South African Truth Commission and the AZAPO case: a reflection almost two decades later D. M. Davis; 5. Anti-impunity politics in post-genocide Rwanda Zinaida Miller; 6. Whose exceptionalism? Debating the inter-American view on amnesty and the Brazilian case Fabia Fernandes Carvalho Vecoso; 7. The distributive politics of impunity and anti-impunity: lessons from four decades of Colombian peace negotiations Helena Alviar Garcia and Karen Engle; 8. From political repression to torturer impunity: the narrowing of Filartiga v. Pena-Irala Natalie R. Davidson; Part III. Are There Alternatives to Anti-Impunity?: 9. Impunity in a different register: people's tribunals and questions of judgment, law and responsibility Dianne Otto; 10. Beyond Nuremberg: the historical significance of the post-Apartheid transition in South Africa Mahmood Mamdani.
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