Apologia Politica: States and Their Apologies by Proxy

Apologia Politica: States and Their Apologies by Proxy

By: Girma Negash (author)Paperback

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Apologia Politica defines and explores the nature of public apology, or what Nicholas Tavuchis calls 'an apology from the many to the many.' Focusing on collectivities and their agencies in the apology process, author Girma Negash examines public apology as ethical and public discourse, recommends criteria for the apology process, analyzes historical and contemporary cases, and formulates a guide to ethical conduct in public apologies.

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About Author

Girma Negash is professor of political science at the University of South Carolina, Aiken.

Contents

Chapter 1 The Problematic of Political Apology Chapter 2 German-Jewish (Israeli) Relations: From Zealous Accountability to Belated Apology Chapter 3 A Political Calculus of Apology: Japan and Its Neighbors Chapter 4 Voices and Silences in Mourning Rwanda Chapter 5 Diplomacy and Crocodile Tears: U.S. Apologies to China Chapter 6 The Limits and Potential of Political Apologies Chapter 7 Bibliography Chapter 8 Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/04/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780739122068
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 194
  • ID: 9780739122068
  • weight: 295
  • ISBN10: 0739122061

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