Transitional Justice in Practice : Conflict, Justice, and Reconciliation in the Solomon Islands.

By: Jeffery, RenéeMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan US, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 1 online resource (280 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781137596956Subject(s): Asia-Politics and governmentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Transitional Justice in Practice : Conflict, Justice, and Reconciliation in the Solomon IslandsDDC classification: 340.1/15 LOC classification: JA1-92Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Intro -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Notes on Contributors -- List of Figures -- Chapter 1: Transitional Justice and the Tensions -- Transitional Justice: Norms, Developments, and Debates -- Individual Criminal Accountability -- The Right to the Truth -- The Right to a Remedy and Reparations -- Transitional Justice at the Local Level -- The Case of the Solomon Islands -- The Tensions -- Transitional Justice -- The Collection -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 2: Subjectivities of Suffering: Human Rights in the Solomon Islands Truth and Reconciliation Commission -- Introduction -- Human Rights and Transitional Justice -- Human Rights in Transition -- Truth (and Reconciliation) Commissions and Human Rights -- Key Values of TRC -- Human Rights Scope of Truth Commissions -- Right to Information, or the Right to Truth -- The Human Rights Approach of the Solomon Islands Truth and Reconciliation Commission -- Human Rights Context -- Human Rights and Discourses of (In)justice -- Human Rights Violations in the TRC Report -- Subjectivities of Suffering -- Technologies of Truth -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 3: Kastom in Dispute Resolution: Transitional Justice and Customary Law in the Solomon Islands -- Customary Law and Transitional Justice -- Crazy Glue -- Customary Law in the Solomon Islands -- A New Use of Kastom -- Running Interference -- Failure to Launch -- Alternative Pursuits -- Conclusions -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 4: Peering into the 'Black Box' of TRC Success: Exploring Local Perceptions of Reconciliation in the Solomon Islands TRC -- Reconciliation -- Reconciliation as a Goal of TRCs Globally -- The Solomon Islands TRC -- Methods -- Transcript Analysis -- Focus Groups -- Findings -- TRC Witness Testimony: Public Hearings as a Platform for Encouraging Reconciliation.
TRC Witness Testimony: Public Hearings as a Space for Offering Forgiveness -- Focus Groups: TRC Public Hearings, Kastom, and Revenge -- Discussion -- Conclusion and Recommendations -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 5: The Solomon Islands Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report: Forgiving the Perpetrators, Forgetting the Victims? -- Forgiveness and Reconciliation -- The Nature of Forgiveness -- Political Forgiveness -- Forgiveness, Truth and Reconciliation -- Forgiveness at the South African TRC -- Forgiveness at the Solomon Islands TRC -- Forgiveness in TRC Testimonies -- Amnesty -- The Forgiveness Bill -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 6: Documenting Women's Experiences of Conflict and Sexual Violence: On the Ground with the Solomon Islands Truth and Reconciliation Commission -- The 'Local Turn' -- Practice-Based Research of the Solomon Islands TRC -- Resistance and Research Fatigue -- Women and the TRC -- Women's Engagement with the TRC -- Women's Silence and Sexual Violence: Struggles to 'Get' Stories and Read Silence -- Consent, Coercion, and Compensation -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 7: Youth Engagement in the Solomon Islands TRC Process -- The Expansion of Transitional Justice -- Youth and Transitional Justice -- Dichotomous Representations -- Creating Universal Parameters -- Youth as a Distinct Identity: Innovators and Pioneers -- Framing Youth -- Youth Engagement in the Solomon Islands -- Motivations to Participate in the Conflict -- Youth, Justice, and Development at the TRC -- Youth as a Resource -- Youth as Collaborators -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 8: Development Aid for Reparations in the Solomon Islands -- Reparations in Transitional Justice -- Types of Reparation -- Moral, Social, and Political Reasons for Reparations -- Reparations, Aid, and Development -- Reparations in the Solomon Islands.
The Solomon Islands Compensation Scheme -- How Might International Development Agencies Support Reparations in the Solomon Islands? -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 9: Conclusions -- References -- Index.
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Intro -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Notes on Contributors -- List of Figures -- Chapter 1: Transitional Justice and the Tensions -- Transitional Justice: Norms, Developments, and Debates -- Individual Criminal Accountability -- The Right to the Truth -- The Right to a Remedy and Reparations -- Transitional Justice at the Local Level -- The Case of the Solomon Islands -- The Tensions -- Transitional Justice -- The Collection -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 2: Subjectivities of Suffering: Human Rights in the Solomon Islands Truth and Reconciliation Commission -- Introduction -- Human Rights and Transitional Justice -- Human Rights in Transition -- Truth (and Reconciliation) Commissions and Human Rights -- Key Values of TRC -- Human Rights Scope of Truth Commissions -- Right to Information, or the Right to Truth -- The Human Rights Approach of the Solomon Islands Truth and Reconciliation Commission -- Human Rights Context -- Human Rights and Discourses of (In)justice -- Human Rights Violations in the TRC Report -- Subjectivities of Suffering -- Technologies of Truth -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 3: Kastom in Dispute Resolution: Transitional Justice and Customary Law in the Solomon Islands -- Customary Law and Transitional Justice -- Crazy Glue -- Customary Law in the Solomon Islands -- A New Use of Kastom -- Running Interference -- Failure to Launch -- Alternative Pursuits -- Conclusions -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 4: Peering into the 'Black Box' of TRC Success: Exploring Local Perceptions of Reconciliation in the Solomon Islands TRC -- Reconciliation -- Reconciliation as a Goal of TRCs Globally -- The Solomon Islands TRC -- Methods -- Transcript Analysis -- Focus Groups -- Findings -- TRC Witness Testimony: Public Hearings as a Platform for Encouraging Reconciliation.

TRC Witness Testimony: Public Hearings as a Space for Offering Forgiveness -- Focus Groups: TRC Public Hearings, Kastom, and Revenge -- Discussion -- Conclusion and Recommendations -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 5: The Solomon Islands Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report: Forgiving the Perpetrators, Forgetting the Victims? -- Forgiveness and Reconciliation -- The Nature of Forgiveness -- Political Forgiveness -- Forgiveness, Truth and Reconciliation -- Forgiveness at the South African TRC -- Forgiveness at the Solomon Islands TRC -- Forgiveness in TRC Testimonies -- Amnesty -- The Forgiveness Bill -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 6: Documenting Women's Experiences of Conflict and Sexual Violence: On the Ground with the Solomon Islands Truth and Reconciliation Commission -- The 'Local Turn' -- Practice-Based Research of the Solomon Islands TRC -- Resistance and Research Fatigue -- Women and the TRC -- Women's Engagement with the TRC -- Women's Silence and Sexual Violence: Struggles to 'Get' Stories and Read Silence -- Consent, Coercion, and Compensation -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 7: Youth Engagement in the Solomon Islands TRC Process -- The Expansion of Transitional Justice -- Youth and Transitional Justice -- Dichotomous Representations -- Creating Universal Parameters -- Youth as a Distinct Identity: Innovators and Pioneers -- Framing Youth -- Youth Engagement in the Solomon Islands -- Motivations to Participate in the Conflict -- Youth, Justice, and Development at the TRC -- Youth as a Resource -- Youth as Collaborators -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 8: Development Aid for Reparations in the Solomon Islands -- Reparations in Transitional Justice -- Types of Reparation -- Moral, Social, and Political Reasons for Reparations -- Reparations, Aid, and Development -- Reparations in the Solomon Islands.

The Solomon Islands Compensation Scheme -- How Might International Development Agencies Support Reparations in the Solomon Islands? -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 9: Conclusions -- References -- Index.

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