The Handbook of Reparations

Paperback | August 13, 2008

EditorPablo De Greiff

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This Handbook is provides a broad range of essential information about past experiences with massive reparations programs as well as normative guidance for future practice. It examines in detail reparations programs in different parts of the world; includes thematic papers on topics thatfrequently come about in the design and implementation of reparations programs; and, finally, reproduces key documents on reparations, including national legislation. In addition to providing a wealth of factual information about a wide range of reparations programs (some of them previously unexamined), the thematic papers break new ground, tackling issues that have not been sufficiently addressed (if at all) in the literature, including the very notion ofjustice in reparations for the massive cases, the relationship between material compensation and other symbolic measures of reparations, and the complicated set of questions around how to provide reparations to victims of sexual violence. Finally, the book makes available fundamental documents on reparations, including national legislation. These documents - which are either difficult to find or have never been translated into English before - are both directly relevant to the case studies and the thematic papers, and illuminating tothose thinking prospectively about the design and implementation of reparations programs.

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This Handbook is provides a broad range of essential information about past experiences with massive reparations programs as well as normative guidance for future practice. It examines in detail reparations programs in different parts of the world; includes thematic papers on topics thatfrequently come about in the design and implement...

Pablo De Greiff is Director of Research at the International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ). Originally from Colombia, he obtained his B.A. at Yale and his Ph.D. in philosophy at Northwestern University. As Director of the ICTJ's Research Unit, he has overseen a global reparations project and has been actively engaged in disse...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:1054 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.93 inPublished:August 13, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199545707

ISBN - 13:9780199545704

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Table of Contents

Part I: Case Studies1. Maria Jose Guembe: Economic Reparations for Grave Human Rights Violations: The Argentine Experience2. Elizabeth Lira: The Reparations Policy for Human Rights Violations in Chile3. Ignacio Cano, Patricia Ferreira: The Reparations Program in Brazil4. Alex Segovia: The Reparations Proposals of the Truth Commissions in El Salvador and Haiti: A History of Non-Compliance5. Chris Colvin: Overview of the Reparations Program in South Africa6. Diana Cammack: Reparations in Malawi7. Eric Yamamoto, Liann Ebesugawa: Report on Redress: The Japanese-American Internment8. Samuel Issacharoff, Anna Morawiec Mansfield: Compensation for the Victims of September 11th9. Hans van Houtte, Hans Das and Bart Delmartino: The United Nations Compensation Commission10. Ariel Colonomos, Andrea Armstrong: German Reparations to the Jews after World War Two: A Turning Point in the History of Reparations11. John Authers: Making Good Again: Compensation for Nazi Concentration Camp InmatesPart II: Thematic Studies12. Pablo de Greiff: Justice and Reparations13. Richard Falk: Reparations, International Law, and Global Justice: A New Frontier14. Arturo Carrillo: The Relevance of Inter-American Human Rights Law and Practice to Repairing the Past15. Jaime Malamud-Goti, Lucas Grosman: Reparations and Civil Litigation: Compensation for Human Rights Violations in Transitional Democracies16. Brandon Hamber: Narrowing the Micro and Macro: A Psychological Perspective on Reparations in Societies in Transition17. M.Brinton Lykes, Marcie Mersky: Reparations and Mental Health: Psychosocial Interventions towards Healing, Human Agency, and Rethreading Social Realities18. Colleen Duggan Adila M. Abusharaf: Reparation of Sexual Violence in Democratic Transitions: The Search for Gender Justice19. Alex Segovia: Financing Reparations Programs: Reflections from International Experience20. Hans Dieter Seibel with Andrea Armstrong: Reparations and Microfinance SchemesPart III: Primary Documents and Legislation from Case Studies21. Argentina22. Nunca Mas: The Report of the Argentine National Commission on the Disappeared,Part VI: Recommendations and Conclusions, 'Recommendations'23. Brazil24. El Salvador25. Haiti26. South Africa27. Malawi28. US: Japanese-American Internment29. US: September 11, 200130. Germany: Jewish Victims of the Holocaust31. Germany: Forced and Slave Labor

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`Review from previous edition De Greiff's professional philosophical background is what elevates and distinguishes this Handbook from being merely a how-to exercise...Highly recommended. 'CHOICE