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(Re)Forming the State: Recruiting the Dead and Revitalizing Transitional Justice

  • Michelle Frances Carmody
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Abstract

This chapter looks at the reconfiguring of transitional justice in the twenty-first century. Following the dislocations of the 1990s, which brought not only conflict over reconciliation but also conflict over neoliberal economic restructuring, state makers embraced the practices of memory and anti-impunity. These practices were recruited to serve as symbols of a post-authoritarian national identity, for which the state positioned itself as guardian.

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  • Michelle Frances Carmody
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  1. 1.University of MelbourneMelbourneAustralia

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