Public Memory, Public Media and the Politics of Justice by P. Lee

Public Memory, Public Media and the Politics of Justice

EditorP. Lee, P. Thomas

Hardcover | August 13, 2012

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Exposing how memory is constructed and mediated in different societies, this collection explores particular contexts to identify links between the politics of memory, media representations and the politics of justice, questioning what we think we know and understand about recent history.

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PHILIP LEE is Deputy Director of Programmes at the World Association for Christian Communication (WACC). He is editor of the international journal Media Development.PRADIP N. THOMAS is an associate professor in the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Queensland, Australia, and Co-Director of its Centre for Comm...
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Title:Public Memory, Public Media and the Politics of JusticeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:August 13, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230354068

ISBN - 13:9780230354067

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Public Media and the Right to Memory: Towards an Encounter with Justice
Rethinking Justice: Between Public Amnesia and Public Memory
Images of Disappearance in Argentina: How Films, Photos, and Television Buttress Memory
East Timor, the United States and Mass Atrocities: Remembering and Forgetting
Justice, Media and Memory: The South African Transition
A Time of Mourning: The Politics of Commemorating the Tutsi Genocide in Rwanda
The European Roma: An Unsettled Right to Memory
The Chechen Memory of Deportation: From Recalling a Silenced Past to the Political Use of Public Memory
'Media memories' in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Slavery and Emancipation in the Caribbean: Preserving the Public Memory

Editorial Reviews

"This is an extremely timely and significant book that tackles a growing area of media and memory studies, namely mediated public memory and its relationships to the politics of justice. The book has an international line up of authors who have provided insightful and original material from around the world. Public Memory, Public Media, and the Politics of Justice brings to our attention the difficult and important question of whether there should be an international human right to memory and what this would mean for the politics of justice." - Anna Reading, University of Western Sydney, Australia