Reconciliation

Forging a Resilient Social Contract in South Africa

Since the advent of democracy in the 1990s, the South African political settlement has ushered into policy a progressive framework for the realization of socio-economic rights, enshrined by the Constitution. However, this political settlement has ...

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Reconciliation Day: Tracking Unity Trends in South Africa

This Reconciliation Day interview explores how far South Africa has come in fostering unity.

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Tunisia: The Colonial Legacy and Transitional Justice

Following the 2011 Revolution ending over five decades of dictatorship, Tunisia embarked on a comprehensive transitional justice process to investigate a broad range of state violations against its citizens, including false imprisonment, torture, assassination as ...

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Nigeria: The Colonial Legacy and Transitional Justice

This report provides an overview of the legacies of colonisation and demonstrates its impact on transitional justice in Nigeria. It argues that the current injustices in Nigeria are strongly connected to the country’s colonial history. ...

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The Good, the Better and the Best: How the Community Work Programme Can Reach Its Full Potential as an Instrument of Community Development in South Africa

Bruce, David. 2015. “The Good, the Better and the Best: How the Community Work Programme Can Reach Its Full Potential as an Instrument of Community Development in South Africa,” CWP Policy Brief 1. Johannesburg: Centre ...

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Accountability and National Reconciliation in South Africa (in English and Spanish)

An exploration of the extent of accountability and reconciliation arrived at to date in South Africa calls for a look not only at the agenda and impact of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission but also ...

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Theories of community intervention: Implications for the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation torture project, Appendix A

Bantjes, Megan. 2011. Theories of community intervention: Implications for the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation torture project, Appendix A. Johannesburg: Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation.This paper was written with ...

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