The Politics of Acknowledgement will be of interest to
students and scholars of post-conflict reconstruction, memory, justice,
and democracy and to activists, policy makers, and general readers who
want a deeper understanding of transitional justice policy.
Joanna R. Quinn is an assistant professor of political science and director of the Centre for Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconstruction at the University of Western Ontario.
1 Introduction Part 1: Theoretical Model 2 The Politics of Acknowledgement 3 Truth Commissions 4 The Truth Commissions of Uganda and Haiti Part 2: Analysis: Parallels between the Ugandan and Haitian Cases 5 Political Will 6 Institutional Constraints 7 Whither Acknowledgement? 8 Social Underpinnings 9 Acknowledgement: A New Lens for Evaluation Appendices Notes Bibliography Index