Human Rights, Justice and Conflict Transformation
Please also see the bibliography on transitional justice and reconciliation. This bibliography is in significant need of updating and development. Your suggestions are invited.
Archdiocese of São Paulo, Brazil. Torture in Brazil: A Shocking Report on the Pervasive Use of Torture by Brazilian Military Governments, 1964-1979, Secretly Prepared by the Archiodese of São Paulo. Translated by Jaime Wright. Edited by Joan Dassin. Austin: University of Texas Press 1998.
Argentina. Comisión Nacional sobre la Desaparición de Personas. Nunca Más (Never Again): The Report of the Argentine National Commission on the Disappeared. Translated from original Spanish. London : Faber and Faber, in association with Index on Censorship, 1986. http://www.nuncamas.org/index2.htm
Aggarwal, Arjun P. "Dispute Resolution Processes for Sexual Harassment Complaints." Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal 3 (1995): 61-93.
Arendt, Hannah. "Personal Responsibility under Dictatorship." In Responsibility and Judgment, edited by Jerome Kohn, 17-48. New York: Schocken Books, 2003.
Baar, Lois A., and Michael A. Zody."Resolution Conferences Conducted by the Utah Anti-Discrimination Division: The Elements of a Successful Administrative Mediation Program." Journal of Contemporary Law 21 (1995): 21-40.
Barnett, Victoria J. Bystanders: Conscience and Complicity during the Holocaust. Westport CT: Praeger, 1999.
Barrett, Jerome T., and Lucretia Dewey Tanner. "The FMCS Role in Age Discrimination Complaints: New Uses of Mediation." Labor Law Journal (1981): 745-754.
Black, William. B.C. Human Rights Review: Report on Human Rights in British Columbia. Vancouver, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1994.
Bond, Carrie A. "Shattering the Myth: Mediating Sexual Harassment Disputes in the Workplace." Fordham Law Review 65 (1997): 2489-2533.
Boraine, Alex. A Country Unmasked: Inside South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.
Botman, H. Russel. "Truth and Reconciliation: The South Africa Case." In Religion and Peacebuilding, edited by Harold Coward and Gordon S. Smith, 243-60. New York: SUNY Press, 2004.
Bouwknegt, Thijs. "Rwanda's Genocide: Remembrance and Ideology." Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 04-04-2008 2008.
Bryson, David. "Mediator and Advocate: Conciliating Human Rights Complaints." Australian Dispute Resolution Journal 1 (1990): 136-141.
Webster, Matthew, and Sean B. Burke. "Facilitating Friendly Settlements in the Inter-American Human Rights System: A Comparative Analysis with Recommendation." May 1 (May 1, 2010). Available at http://works.bepress.com/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1000&context=sean_burke&sei-redir=1#search=%22friendly+settlement+international+human+rights%22
Cesarani, David, and Paul A. Levine, eds. "Bystanders" to the Holocaust : A Re-evaluation. London: Cass, 2002.
Cohen, Stanley. "State Crimes of Previous Regimes: Knowledge, Accountability, and the Policing of the Past." Law & Social Inquiry 20, no. 1 (1995): 7-50.
Cohen, Stanley. States of Denial: Knowing About Atrocities and Suffering. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2001.
Clarke Gay R, and Iyla T. Davies. "Mediation -- When Is It Not an Appropriate Dispute Resolution Process?" Australian Dispute Resolution Journal 3 (1992): 70-80.
Cooper, Allan D. "Reparations for the Herero Genocide: Defining the Limits of International Litigation." African Affairs 106, no. 422 (2007): 113-26.
Cornish, Mary. Achieving Equality: A Report on Human Rights Reform. Report of the Ontario Human Rights Code Review Task Force. Ontario: Government of Ontario, 1992.
Cornish, Mary, and Suzanne Lopez. "Changing the Workplace Culture Through Effective Harassment Remedies." Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal 3 (1995): 95-129.
Costello, Edward J. "The Mediation Alternative in Sex Harassment Cases." Arbitration Journal 47(1) (March 1992): 16-23.
Crocker, David A. "Punishment, Reconciliation, and Democratic Deliberation." Buffalo Criminal Law Review 5, no. 2 (2002): 509-49.
Daly, Erin. "Between Punitive and Reconstructive Justice: The Gacaca Courts in Rwanda." New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 34, no. 2 (2002): 355-96.
Daly, Erin, and Jeremy Sarkin. Reconciliation in Divided Societies: Finding Common Ground. Philidelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007.
Department of Justice Research, Statistics and Evaluation Directorate. Complaint and Redress Mechanisms Relating to Racial Discrimination in Canada and Abroad. Volume I. Ottawa, Canada: Department of Justice, 1994.
De Greiff, Pablo, ed. The Handbook of Reparations. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.
Devereux, Annemarie. "Human Rights by Agreement? A Case Study of the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission's Use of Conciliation." Australian Dispute Resolution Journal 7 (1996): 280-301.
Dunlop, John T., and Arnold M. Zack. Mediation and Arbitration of Employment Disputes. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1997.
Feliciati, Clara Chapdelaine. "Restorative Justice for the Girl Child in Post-Conflict Rwanda." Journal of International Women's Studies 7, no. 4 (2006).
Fried, John H. Toward a Right to Peace: Selected Papers of John H. Fried. Northampton, MA: Aletheia Press, 1994.
Gadlin, Howard. "Careful Maneouvers: Mediating Sexual Harassment." Negotiation Journal 7 (1991): 139-153.
Gadlin, Howard. "Mediating Sexual Harassment." In Sexual Harassment on Campus: A Guide for Administrators, Faculty and Students, edited by Bernice R. Sandler and Robert J. Shoop, 186-201. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bason, 1997.
Galtung, Johan. Human Rights in Another Key. Cambridge: Polity, 1994.
Gobodo-Madikizela, Pumla. A Human Being Died That Night. Cape Town: David Philip Publishers, 2003.
Gwartney-Gibbs, Patricia A., and Denise Lach. "Gender and Workplace Dispute Resolution: A Conceptual and Theoretical Model." Law and Society Review 28(2( (1994):
Gwartney-Gibbs, Patricia A. and Denise H. Lach. 1992. "Sociological Explanations for Failure to Seek Sexual Harassment Remedies." Mediation Quarterly 9(4) (1992): 365-373.
Harvard Law School Human Rights Program and World Peace Foundation. "Truth Commissions: A Comparative Assessment. An Interdisciplinary Discussion Held at Harvard Law School in May 1996." Cambridge, Mass: Human Rights Program, Harvard Law School, 1997.
Hayner, Priscilla B. "Fifteen Truth Commissions - 1974-1994: A Comparative Study." Human Rights Quarterly 16, no. 4 (1994): 597-655.
Hayner, Priscilla B. "International Guidelines for the Creation and Operation of Truth Commissions: A Preliminary Proposal." Law & Contemporary Problems 59, no. 4 (1996): 173-80.
Hayner, Priscilla B. "Truth Commissions: A Schematic Overview." International Review of the Red Cross 88, no. 862 (2006): 295-310.
Hayner, Priscilla B. Unspeakable Truths: Confronting State Terror and Atrocity. New York: Routledge, 2001.
Heder, Steven, and Brian D. Tittemore. Seven Candidates for Prosecution: Accountability for the Crimes of the Khmer Rouge. 2nd ed. Phnom Penh: Documentation Center of Cambodia, 2004.
Henry, Arlene H. "Mediating Child Protection Disputes - A Canadian Perspective: Are We Leaving Room For The Child At The Table?" Paper presented at the 4th World Congress On Family Law And Children's Rights, Capetown, South Africa, March, 2005. Available at http://www.childjustice.org/index.php?option=com_rubberdoc&view=doc&id=188&format=raw (pdf file)
Hodges, Ann C. "Mediation and the Americans With Disabilities Act." Georgia Law Review 30 (1996): 431-507.
Hopkins, Jeffrey, ed. The Art of Peace: Nobel Peace Laureates Discuss Human Rights, Conflict and Reconciliation. Ithaca , NY: Snow Lion Publications, 2000.
Human Rights Research & Education Centre. Complaint and Redress Mechanisms Relating to Racial Discrimination in Canada and Abroad, Vol. 1. Ottawa: Department of Justice Canada, 1994.
Hunter, R, and A. Leonard. "The Outcomes of Conciliation in Sex Discrimination Cases." Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law, Working Paper No 8. Melbourne: University of Melbourne, August 1995.
Ierodiaconou, Mary-Jane. "Conciliation, Mediation and Federal Human Rights Complaints: Are Rights Compromised?" U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 113. Melbourne: University of Melbourne, January 2005.
Irvine, Mori. "Mediation: Is it Appropriate for Sexual Harassment Grievances?" Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution 9 (1993): 27.
Keller, Helen, Magdalena Forowicz, and Lorenz Engi. Friendly Settlements before the European Court of Human Rights: Theory and Practice. New York: OUP, 2010.
Kritz, Neil J., ed. Transitional Justice: How Emerging Democracies Reckon with Former Regimes. 3 Vols. Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace, 1995.
Krog, Antjie. Country of My Skull: Guilt, Sorrow, and the Limits of Forgiveness in the New South Africa. New York: Three Rivers Press, 2000.
Kuveya, Lloyd. The Effectiveness and Propriety of Friendly Settlements in the African Regional System: A Comparative Analysis with the Inter-American and European Regional Systems. LLM Dissertation. Faculty of Law, University of Makerere, Uganda, 2006. Available at http://repository.up.ac.za/handle/2263/1217.
Lach, Denise H., and Patricia A. Gwartney-Gibbs. 1993. "Sociological Perspectives of Sexual Harassment and Workplace Dispute Resolution." Journal of Vocational Behavior 42 (1993): 102.
Landau, Eve C. "Conciliation as a Mode of Settlement of Discrimination Complaints (The Experience of the Employment Discrimination Committees)." Adelaide Law Review 11 (1988): 257-284.
Landsman, Stephan. "Alternative Responses to Serious Human Rights Abuses: Of Prosecution and Truth Commissions." Law & Contemporary Problems 59 (1999): 81-92.
Mack, K. "Alternative Dispute Resolution and Access to Justice for Women." Adelaide Law Review 17 (1995):123-.
Marks, Stephen P. "Forgetting the Policies and Practices of the Past: Impunity in Cambodia War Crimes " Fletcher Forum of World Affairs 18 (1994): 17-43
Marshall, Mary A., and Linda C. Reif. "The Ombudsman: Maladministration and Alternative Dispute Resolution." Alberta Law Review 34 (1995): 215-239.
Mayor, Federico. "The Human Right to Peace." UNESCO Courier 131(July 1997): 73-76.
McAdams, James, ed. Transitional Justice and the Rule of Law in New Democracies. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1997.
Meintjes, Garth , and Juan E. Mendez. " Reconciling Amnesties with Universal Jurisdiction." International Law FORUM Du Droit International 2 (2000): 76-97.
Mendes, Errol, Karen L. Rudner, and Patrice Jourdain. Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms in Human Rights Commissions and Analogous Institutions In Australia, The United Kingdom, The United States and Canada. Ottawa: Department of Justice Canada, 1994.
Meredith, Spencer. "Shared Norms Between Estranged Bedfellows: Christian Just War and International Human Rights" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Studies Association 48th Annual Convention, Hilton Chicago, CHICAGO, IL, USA, Feb 28, 2007. Available at http://citation.allacademic.com/meta/p_mla_apa_research_citation/1/8/0/1/3/pages180130/p180130-1.php.
Mertus, Julie, and Jeffrey Helsing, eds. Human Rights and Conflict: Exploring the Links between Rights, Law, and Peacebuilding. Washington DC: U.S. Institute of Peace Press, 2006.
Milton, C.C. "The Ombudsman as a Protector of Fundamental Personal Rights." Ombudsman Journal 7 (1988): 89-94.
Minow, Martha. Between Vengeance and Forgiveness: Facing History after Genocide and Mass Violence. Boston: Beacon Press, 1998.
Minow, Martha. "The Hope for Healing: What Can Truth Commissions Do?" In Truth V. Justice: The Morality of Truth Commissions, edited by Robert I. Rotberg and Dennis Thompson, 235-60. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2000.
Naqvi, Yasmin. "Amnesty for War Crimes: Defining the Limits of International Recognition." International Review of the Red Cross 85, no. 851 (2003): 583-626.
Naqvi, Yasmin. "The Right to the Truth in International Law: Fact or Fiction." International Review of the Red Cross 88, no. 862 (2006): 245-362.
National Commission on the Disappearance of Persons. ""Nunca Más" (Never Again): Report of CONADEP (National Commission on the Disappearance of Persons)." Buenos Aires: Argentina: National Commission on the Disappearance of Persons, 1984.
Nesiah, Vasuki. "Truth vs. Justice? Commissions and Courts." In Human Rights Conflict: Exploring the Links between Rights, Law, and Peacebuilding, edited by Julie A. Mertus and Jeffrey W. Helsing. Washington DC: United States Institute of Peace Press, 2006.
Nino, Carlos S. . "The Duty to Punish Past Abuses of Human Rights Put into Context: The Case of Argentina." Yale Law Journal 100 (8) (1991): 2619-40.
Olsen, Laura. "Provoking the Dragon on the Patio: Matters of Transitional Justice: Penal Repression vs. Amnesties." International Review of the Red Cross 88, no. 862 (2006): 275-94.
Orentlicher, Diane F. "Settling Accounts: The Duty to Prosecute Human Rights Violations of a Prior Regime." Yale Law Journal 100 (8) (1991): 2537-615.
Owen, Stephen. "The Expanding Role of the Ombudsman in the Administrative State." University of Toronto Law Journal 40 (1990): 346-362.
Pankhurst, Donna. "Issues of Justice and Reconciliation in Complex Political Emergencies: Conceptualising Reconciliation, Justice and Peace." Third World Quarterly 20, no. 1 (1999): 239-55.
Parker, Tara, and Jerry McHale. Designing a Quality-Based Human Rights ADR Program: Issue Paper. Victoria, B.C.: British Columbia Human Rights Commission, 1998.
Payne, Leigh A. "In Search of Remorse: Confessions by Perpetrators of Past State Violence." Paper presented at the Justice Across Cultures Conference, Brandeis University, March 8 2004.
Peskin, Victor. "Beyond Victor's Justice? The Challenge of Prosecuting the Winners at the International Criminal Tribunals for the Former Yugoslavia and Rwanda." Journal of Human Rights 4, no. 2 (2005): 213-31.
Peskin, Victor. International Justice in Rwanda and the Balkans: Virtual Trials and the Struggle for State Cooperation. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Petersen, Carole J., Janice Fong, and Gabrielle Rush. Enforcing Equal Opportunities: Investigation and Conciliation of Discrimination Complaints in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Centre for Comparative and Public Law, 2003
Rakate, Phenyo Keiseng. "Reconciling Amnesties with Universal Jurisdiction in South Africa - a Response to Garth Meintjes and Juan Mendez." International Law FORUM Du Droit International 2 (2000): 42-45.
Raymond, Tracey. Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Law Context: Reflections on Theory, Practice and Skills. Sydney, Australia: Australian Human Rights Commission, 2006. Available http://humanrights.gov.au/complaints_information/publications/ADR_2006.html.
Reif, Linda, Mary Marshall, and Charles Ferris, Eds. The Ombudsman: Diversity and Development. Edmonton, Alberta: International Ombudsman Institute, 1993.
Reif, Linda C. The Ombudsman, Good Governance, and the International Human Rights System. Leiden and Boston: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2004
Reiger, Caitlin , and Marieke Wierda. "The Serious Crimes Process in Timor-Leste: In Retrospect." International Center for Transitional Justice, 2006, http://www.ictj.org/static/Prosecutions/Timor.study.pdf
Rigby, Andrew. Justice and Reconciliation: After the Violence. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2001.
Roht-Arriaza, Naomi, ed. Impunity and Human Rights in International Law and Practice New York, Oxford University Press, 1995.
Rotberg, Robert I., and Dennis Thompson, eds. Truth v. Justice: The Morality of Truth Commissions. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2000.
Roth, Kenneth, and Alison DesForges. "Justice or Therapy?." Boston Review 27, no. 3-4 (2002): http://bostonreview.net/BR27.3/rothdesForges.html.
Rowe, Mary P., "Options and Choice for Conflict Resolution in the Workplace." In Negotiation: Strategies for Mutual Gain, edited by Lavinia Hall, 105-119. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, Inc., 1993.
Rowe, Mary P., Mary Simon, and Ann Bensinger, "Ombudsman Dilemmas: Confidentiality, Neutrality, Testifying, Record-Keeping." Proceedings of the Annual Conference of SPIDR, 1989. Washington, DC: SPIDR, 1990, 282-93. Also reprinted in Journal of Health and Human Resources Administration (Winter 1993): 329-40.
Rowe, Mary P., "The Ombudsman's Role in a Dispute Resolution System." Negotiation Journal 7(4) (1991): 353-362.
Rowe, Mary P., "People Who Feel Harassed Need a Complaint System with both Formal and Informal Options." Negotiation Journal 6(2) (1990): 161-172.
Rowe, Mary P., "Dealing with Harassment: A Systems Approach." In Sexual Harassment: Perspectives, Frontiers, and Response Strategies, Women & Work, Vol. 5, edited by Peggy Stockdale, 1996.
Shaw, Rosalind. "Rethinking Truth and Reconciliation Commissions: Lessons from Sierra Leone. Special Report, No. 130." Washington, D.C: United States Institute for Peace, 2005.
Shemberg, Andrea. "Mediation as an Alternative Method of Dispute Resolution for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: A Just Proposal?" Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution 12 (1997): 739-757.
Silberman, R. Gaull, Susan E. Murphy, and Susan P. Adams. "Alternative Dispute Resolution of Employment Discrimination Claims." Louisiana Law Review 54 (1994): 1533-1558.
Singer, Linda R. Mediating Civil Rights: The Age Discrimination Act. Washington, D.C.: National Institute for Dispute Resolution, 1986.
Singletary, Cary R., and Robert A. Shearer. "Mediation of Employment Discrimination Claims: The Win-Win ADA Option." Labor Law Journal (1994): 338-345.
Slye, Ronald C. "The Legitimacy of Amnesties under International Law and General Principles of Anglo-American Law: Is a Legitimate Amnesty Possible?" Virginia Journal of International Law 43, no. 1 (2002): 173-247.
Sooka, Yasmin. "Dealing with the Past and Transitional Justice: Building Peace through Accountability." International Review of the Red Cross 86, no. 862 (2006): 311-25.
Stahn, Carsten. "The Geometry of Transitional Justice: Choices of Institutional Design." Leiden Journal of International Law 18, no. 3 (2005): 425-66.
Stahn, Carsten."United Nations Peace-Building, Amnesties and Alternative Forms of Justice: A Change in Practice?" International Review of the Red Cross 84, no. 845 (2002): 191-205.
Stamato, Linda. "The Case for Mediating Sex Harassment." New Jersey Law Journal 16 (1994): S16.
Standaert, Patricia E. 1998-1999. "The Friendly Settlement of Human Rights Abuses in the America." Duke Journal of Comparative and International Law 9: 519-542.
Taylor, Christopher A. "Signing off Human Rights: Wrongful Dismissal Settlements and the Ontario Human Rights Code." Advocates' Quarterly 11 (1990): 422-435.
Thornton, Margaret. "Equivocations of Conciliation: The Resolution of Discrimination Complaints in Australia." Modern Law Review 52(6) (1989): 733-759.
Tikhonov, A.A. "The Inter-Relationship Between the Right to Life and the Right to Peace: Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass-Destruction and the Right to Life." In The right to life in international law, edited by B.G. Ramcharan. Dordrecht: Martinus Nijhoff, 1985.
Tomasevski, Katarina. "The Right to Peace after the Cold War." In Rethinking Peace, edited by Robert Elias, and Jennifer Turpin, 234-245. Boulder, CO: Lynne Riener, 1994.
Villa-Vicencio, Charles, and Erik Doxtader, eds. The Provocations of Amnesty : Memory, Justice, and Impunity. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 2003.
Weber, Gregory S. "Who Killed the Friendly Settlement? The Decline of Negotiated Resolutions at the European Court of Human Rights." Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal 7(2007): 215.
Weschler, Lawrence. A Miracle, a Universe: Settling Accounts with Torturers. New York: Pantheon Books, 1990.
Williams, Andrea D. "Model Procedures for Sexual Harassment Claims." Arbitration Journal 48(3) (1993): 66-75.
Williams, Suzanne. Through the Eyes of Young People: Meaningful Child Participation in Family Court Processes. Victoria, BC: Institute for Child Rights and Development, 2006. Available at http://www.iicrd.org/familycourt/. Youth friendly also available.
Wilson, Richard. The Politics of Truth and Reconciliation in South Africa: Legitimizing the Post-Apartheid State. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Young, Gwen K. "Comment: Amnesty and Accountability." UC Davis Law Review 35 (2002): 427-61.
Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding: A Selected Bibliography (formerly Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding: A Selected Bibliography). Copyright 1997-2008 Catherine Morris. All rights reserved.