Truth and Indignation: Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools, Second Edition

November 15, 2017|
Truth and Indignation: Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools, Second Edition by Ronald Niezen
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The original edition of Truth and Indignation offered the first close and critical assessment of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) as it was unfolding. Niezen used testimonies, texts, and visual materials produced by the Commission as well as interviews with survivors, priests, and nuns to raise important questions about the TRC process. He asked what the TRC meant for reconciliation, transitional justice, and conceptions of traumatic memory.

In this updated edition, Niezen discusses the Final Report and Calls to Action bringing the book up to date and making it a valuable text for teaching about transitional justice, colonialism and redress, public anthropology, and human rights. Thoughtful, provocative, and uncompromising in the need to tell the "truth" as he sees it, Niezen offers an important contribution to understanding truth and reconciliation processes in general, and the Canadian experience in particular.

Ronald Niezen is Professor in the Department of Anthropology and in the Faculty of Law and holds the Katharine A. Pearson Chair in Civil Sociey and Public Policy at McGill University. His books include Public Justice and the Anthropology of Law (2010) and the co-edited volume Palaces of Hope: The Anthropology of Global Organizations (2...
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Title:Truth and Indignation: Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools, Second Edition
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:208 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:208 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.5 in
Published:November 15, 2017
Publisher:University of Toronto Press, Higher Education Division
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781487594381

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