The role of 'uncivil' society in transitional justice: evidence from Bougainville and Timor-Leste
Transitional justice (TJ) scholarship and practice often pins much hope on civil society. It generally assumes that civil society organisations demonstrate 'civility', have broad-based memberships, support liberal democratic values and promote TJ approaches based on liberal-legal justice strategies. Yet there is nothing inherently virtuous about civil society and in conflict affected societies it often lacks these desired properties; it can be underdeveloped, unruly and disruptive. So, what...[Show more]
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