Transitional and Retrospective Justice in the Baltic States (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
390
Utgivningsdatum
2014-12-18
Utmärkelser
Baltic Assembly Prize for Science
Förlag
Cambridge University Press
Medarbetare
Pettai, Vello
Illustratör/Fotograf
6 b, w illus 13 tables
Illustrationer
6 b/w illus. 13 tables
Dimensioner
229 x 152 x 22 mm
Vikt
690 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
14:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Case Laminate on White w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9781107049499
Transitional and Retrospective Justice in the Baltic States (inbunden)

Transitional and Retrospective Justice in the Baltic States

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More than twenty years after the fall of communism, many countries in Central and Eastern Europe are still seeking truth and justice for the repression suffered under communist rule. This search has been particularly notable in the Baltic states, given the three countries' histories as both former Soviet republics and later member-states of the European Union. On the one hand, the legacy of Stalinist oppression was more severe in these countries than elsewhere in Central Europe, but on the other hand much of this past could more easily be externalized onto the former Soviet Union (and by extension Russia) following re-independence. Transitional and Retrospective Justice in the Baltic States develops a novel conceptual framework in order to understand the politics involved with transitional and retrospective justice, and then applies this outline to the Baltic states to analyze more systematic patterns of truth- and justice-seeking in the post-communist world.
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Introduction; 1. Post-communist transitional justice: framing the subject; 2. Comparable or incomparable: placing the Baltic states in context; 3. Punishing the perpetrators: criminal investigations and trials; 4. Truth or punishment: purges, bargains and exposure of wrongdoing; 5. Righting past wrong: rehabilitation, compensation and restitution for victims; 6. Official recognition of victims: non-judicial truth-seeking and commemoration; 7. External reverberations: the international dimension of Baltic truth and justice; Conclusions.