My Neighbor, My Enemy: Justice and Community in the Aftermath of Mass Atrocity

My Neighbor, My Enemy examines prevalent theoretical assumptions regarding the emotive issues of justice, reconciliation, accountability and community-relations after armed conflict. Setting the text apart is it’s questioning of the local impact of processes of international justice. As the editors state, ‘assumptions about the effects that justice has on individuals and societies have gone unexamined and unchallenged far too long. Some of the most frequently repeated, and those that we perhaps most wish to be true, are due careful scrutiny’ (p. 3.)

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