Gender in Transitional Justice


Buckley-Zistel, Susanne, and Ruth Stanley, eds. 2011. Gender in Transitional Justice. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Authors: Susanne Buckley-Zistel, Ruth Stanley


"'Based on original empirical research, this book explores retributive and gender justice, the potentials and limits of agency, and the correlation of transitional justice and social change through case studies of current dynamics in post-violence countries such Rwanda, South Africa, Cambodia, East Timor, Columbia, Chile and Germany.'--Publisher's website" (WorldCat).


Table of Contents:

Introduction: gender in transitional justice / S. Buckley-Zistel & M. Zolkos  

Retributive justice and gender justice. The role of the ICC in transitional gender justice: capacity and limitations / L. Chappell

Gendered under-enforcement in the transitional justice context / F.D. Ní Aoláin

Neglected crimes: the challenge of raising sexual and gender-based crimes before the extraordinary chambers in the courts of Cambodia / S. Studzinsky

Transitional justice and social change. Continuities of violence against women in South Africa: the limitations of transitional justice / R. Sigsworth & N. Valji

Transitioning to what? transitional justice and gendered citizenship in Chile and Colombia / C.O'Rourke

Potentials and limits of agency. Asserting their presence! women's quest for transitional justice in post-genocide Rwanda / R. Mageza-Barthel

How sexuality changes agency: gay men, Jews, and transitional justice A.von Wahl  

Politics of justice and reconciliation. Gender-inclusivity in transitional justice strategies: women in Timor-Leste / E. Porter

Frau Mata Hari on trial: seduction, espionage and gendered abjection in reunifying Germany / M. Zolkos

Transitions to justice / N. Dhawan.

Topics: Gender Analysis, Transitional Justice, Post-Conflict, Human Rights, Women's Rights

Year: 2011

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