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Legal institutions and collective memories / edited by Susanne Karstedt
(Oñati international series in law and society)

Publisher Oxford : Hart
Year 2009
Codes ID=2001441937 NCID=BA91167534

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Language English
Size xvii, 409 p. ; 24 cm
Contents The legacy of Maurice Halbwachs / Susanne Karstedt
Unspeakable memories and commensurable laws / Stanley Cohen
An emerging "right to truth" : Latin-American contributions / Juan E. Mendez
Reflections on law and memory / Emilios Christodoulidis and Scott Veitch
Divided memories : how emerging democracies deal with the crimes of previous regimes / Heribert Adam
Common past, divided truth : the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South African public opinion / Gunnar Theissen
From silence to testimony : the role of legal institutions in the restoration of the collective memories of Korean "comfort women" / Young-Hee Shim
Negotiating the past : culture industry and the law / Heinz Steinert
Australia's sorry judges : nationalism and collective memory / Kathy Laster
Experienced authenticity of culture and legal liberties / Arthur L. Stinchcombe
Constitutional interpretation after regimes of horror / Kim Lane Scheppele
Paying for past injustices and creating new ones : on property rights restitution in Poland as an element of the unfinished transformation / Grażyna Skąpska
Biographies, legal cases and political transitions / Carol A. Heimer and Arthur L. Stinchcombe
Biographies and résumés as part of life under communist rule in the Czech Republic / Jiŕina Šiklová
The "Stasi records," the public and collective memories : the inspection of personal records / Roger Engelmann
The art of forgetting : the communist police state as a non-reality / Andrzej Zybertowicz
The loss of early women lawyers from collective memory in Germany : a memoir of Magdalene Schoch / Konstanze Plett
Putting the Nazi past behind : juvenile justice and Germany's changing political culture / Ruth G. Herz
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index
Authors Karstedt, Susanne
Oñati International Institute for the Sociology of Law
Subjects LCSH:Justice, Administration of
LCSH:Memory -- Social aspects  All Subject Search
Classification DC21:340.09
Vol : pbk ; ISBN:9781841133270
: hbk ; ISBN:9781841133263

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