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Enemy Friends: Silence and the Limits of Transitional Justice at Melanesian Boarding Schools

Oakeshott, David


Transitional justice scholars and practitioners often suggest that silence about the violent past in public discourse indicates a denial of what happened during recent civil violence. Many therefore advocate a significant role for education in post-conflict transitional justice processes. Specifically, they encourage the writing and teaching of history, including explicit coverage of the prior violence, as an academic discipline. The idea is that history education can correct important...[Show more]

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Date published: 2021
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/JTND-P922


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