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Truth v. Justice:
The Morality of Truth Commissions
Edited by Robert I. Rotberg & Dennis Thompson

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Acknowledgments vii
I. Truth Commissions and the Provision of Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation by Robert I. Rotbtrg 3
II. The Moral Foundations of Truth Commissions by Amy Gutmann and Dennis Thompson 22
III. Restoring Decency to Barbaric Societies by Rajeev Bhargava 45
IV Moral Ambition Within and Beyond Political Constraints: Reflections on Restorative Justice by Elizabeth Kiss 68
V Truth Commissions, Transitional Justice, and Civil Society by David A Crockcr 99
VI. The Moral Foundations of the South African TRC: Truth as Acknowledgment and Justice as Recognition by Andre du Toit 122
VII. Truth and Reconciliation in South Africa: The Third Way by Alex Boraine 141
VIII. The Uses of Truth Commissions: Lessons for the World by Dumisa B. Ntsebexa 158
IX. Amnesty, Truth, and Reconciliation: Reflections on the South African Amnesty Process by Ronald C. Slye 170
X. Amnesty's Justice by Kent Greenawalt 189
XI. Trials, Commissions, and Investigating Committees: The Elusive Search for Norms of Due Process by Sanford Levinson 211
XII. The Hope for Healing: What Can Truth Commissions Do? by Martha Minow 235
XIII. Doing History, Doing Justice: The Narrative of the Historian and of the Truth Commission by Charles S. Mater 261
XIV Constructing a Report: Writing Up the "Truth" by Charles Villa-Yicencio and Wilhelm Yerwoerd 279
The Contributors 295
Index 299

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