This book is the first to address the prospect of transitional justice in the Koreas. As “transitional justice” can be best understood as the conception of justice associated with periods of political change,1 at present one can see that this is a forward-looking project, in anticipation of a political transition, but nevertheless one that originates with interest generated by the civil society from diverse sectors, experiences, and disciplines.
KeywordsCivil Society Transitional Justice United Nations Security Council Global Civil Society Political Transition
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