Truth recovery in Northern Ireland Critically interpreting the past.

Northern Ireland has entered what is arguably the key phase in its troubled political history - truth recovery and dealing with the legacy of the past - yet the void in knowledge and the lack of academic literature with regard to victims' rights is particularly striking. This book analyses trut...

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Author / Creator: Simpson, Kirk
Other Corporate Authors / Creators:Project Muse.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Oxford : Manchester University Press, 2014. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE,
Series:Book collections on Project MUSE.
Online Access:Click here for full text at Project MUSE
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgements; List of boxes; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1 The conflict in Northern Ireland A contextual and thematic analysis; 2 Truth commissions and dealing with the past; 3 Voices silenced, voices rediscovered Victims of violence and the reclamation of language in transitional societies; 4 Victims of political violence A Habermasian model of truth recovery; 5 Memorialisation in post-conflict societies Critically interpreting the past; 6 Conclusion; References; Index