TITLE

RECONCILIATION: NOT RETRIBUTION, NOT JUSTICE PERHAPS NOT EVEN FORGIVENESS

AUTHOR(S)
Lang, Berel
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Monist;Oct2009, Vol. 92 Issue 4, p604
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author focuses on the issue of reconciliation, particularly as it played out in the famous Truth and Reconciliation Commission set up in South Africa after the end of Apartheid system. He examines nonpunitive ways of reacting to wrongdoing. He emphasizes the fact that the spectrum of possible responses to wrongdoing, even at the institutional level of the state, may not only not to be exhausted by punishment, it may not be exhausted by punishment and forgiveness.
ACCESSION #
47910333

 

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