Transitional Justice in Unified Korea

  • Editors
  • Baek Buhm-Suk
  • Ruti G. Teitel

Part of the Asan-Palgrave Macmillan Series book series (APMS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Ruti H. Teitel
      Pages 1-7
  3. Justice for All: Peace and Reconciliation in Unified Korea

  4. Dealing with Human Rights Atrocities in the DPRK

  5. Learning From the Experiences of Other Countries

  6. Transitional Justice in the United Korea

  7. Epilogue

    1. Baek Buhm-Suk, Lisa Collins, Kim Yuri
      Pages 235-246
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 247-274

About this book


How will a unified Korea respond to the Kim regime's crimes against humanity? Will North and South Korea be able to reconcile their differences after being divided for so long? Will China, the US, Japan, Russia, and U.N. drive the process? This book examines the challenges associated with Korean unification and human rights accountability.


Human rights North Korea South Korea Korean Peninsula transitional justice accountability crimes against humanity Korean unification peacebuilding reconciliation truth commissions international tribunals lustration amnesty Cold War post-communist transitions communism crime human rights IGH Institution International institutions Peace Peacebuilding Policy

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