Research Handbook on Transitional Justice

Research Handbooks in International Law series

Edited by Cheryl Lawther and Luke Moffett, Queen’s University Belfast, UK and Dov Jacobs, Leiden University, the Netherlands

Providing detailed and comprehensive coverage of the transitional justice field, this Research Handbook brings together leading scholars and practitioners to explore how societies deal with mass atrocities after periods of dictatorship or conflict. Situating the development of transitional justice in its historical context, social and political context, it analyses the legal instruments that have emerged.

‘Research Handbook on Transitional Justice is a remarkable contribution to the field of transitional justice because of its interdisciplinary approach and the personal contributions
of the authors, who add their expertise to a field which has already been extensively explored.’
– Rossella Pulvirenti, New Journal of European Criminal Law

‘This is an exciting time to be working in transitional justice as is confirmed by this Research Handbook. This collection draws from a rich breadth of diverse settings, a broad interdisciplinary range of literature and offers a reflective, critical and persuasive overview of many of the key debates in the field. It is an excellent volume which will do much for both the thinking in and the doing of transitional justice. The editors and contributors are to be congratulated for such fine work.’
– Kieran McEvoy, Queen’s University Belfast, UK

2019 576 pp Paperback 978 1 78897 990 0 £55.96 £45.00 $55.96 $69.95
2017 576 pp Hardback 978 1 78195 530 7 £283.50 £205.00 $283.50 $315.00

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