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Women and Transitional Justice

Progress and Persistent Challenges in Retributive and Restorative Processes

Authors: Alam, M.

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How can transitional justice institutions provide due diligence to the lived experiences of women during war and violent political upheaval? How can transitional justice provide redress to women for harms suffered? How can transitional justice help transform unequal gender relations post-conflict? These are some of the difficult but urgent questions addressed in this unique study.

Providing a compelling case for greater sensitivity towards the needs of women and increased efforts to promote women's participation in transitional justice initiatives, Alam presents theoretical and conceptual analysis alongside revealing case studies from Kenya and Bangladesh. The study offers descriptive, normative, and prescriptive value intended to improve the practice of transitional justice institutions and elevate the status of women in conflict-affected societies.

This is a timely resource especially in light of the forthcoming 15th anniversary of UNSCR1325, and will appeal to a wide range of scholars and practitioners in Security, Peace, and Conflict Studies, International Law, and Gender Studies.

About the authors

Mayesha Alam is the Assistant Director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security at Georgetown University in Washington D.C, USA.

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"Women and Transitional Justice is thoroughly researched and judiciously analyzed. Mayesha Alam has tried to be objective in her presentation and assessment, and, in this endeavour, she has done herself proud." - The Daily Star


“Women and Transitional Justice is a timely piece on how feminism can help post-conflict policies move towards stability and equality, and offers useful illustrations on how current practice might be harmful to women. The book is a welcome reader for students and scholars in the study areas of global development, gender, war, or politics. Individuals involved in policy and/or implementation would also greatly benefit from using the book as a starting point for looking more closely at the multiplicity of gendered experiences and needs during and after war.” (Selma Augestad, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh)

“Women and Transitional Justice is a timely and well thought through academic publication that tactfully expands the scope of highly complex issues. At the end of the book, the reader is left with carefully explained definitions, four interestingly contextualised transitional justice cases, and examples of the system’s deficiencies and failures made clear.” (Anna Matczak, LSE Review of Books)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-12

    Alam, Mayesha

  • Defining Key Terms and Concepts

    Pages 13-25

    Alam, Mayesha

  • Landscaping Feminist Scholarship on Transitional Justice

    Pages 26-33

    Alam, Mayesha

  • Retributive Approaches to Transitional Justice: A Feminist Analysis of How International Law Shapes National and International Prosecutions

    Pages 34-53

    Alam, Mayesha

  • The International Crimes Tribunal for Bangladesh: A Delayed, Politicized, and Self-Limiting Experiment in Transitional Justice

    Pages 54-77

    Alam, Mayesha

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Women and Transitional Justice
Book Subtitle
Progress and Persistent Challenges in Retributive and Restorative Processes
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-40936-2
DOI
10.1057/9781137409362
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-40935-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-48863-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 122
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