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Justice Facade, The: Trials of Transition in Cambodia

Author:
Hinton, Alexander (Professor of Anthropology, Rutgers University)

ISBN:
978 0 19 882094 9
Format:
Hardback
Pages:
304
List price(s):
29.99 USD
24.99 GBP

Publication date:
22 March 2018

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For survivors of the brutal Khmer Rouge Regime, western instruments of justice are small plasters on deep wounds. In Hinton's account of the subsequent international tribunal, only traditional ceremony, ritual, and unmediated dialogue can provide true healing.

Biography: 

Alexander Hinton is Founder and Director of the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights, Professor of Anthropology, and UNESCO Chair on Genocide Prevention at Rutgers University. The American Anthropological Association selected Hinton as the recipient of the Robert B. Textor and Family Prize for Excellence in Anticipatory Anthropology. Hinton was listed as one of 'Fifty Key Thinkers on the Holocaust and Genocide' and is a past President of the International Association of Genocide Scholars. Hinton has received fellowships from a range of institutions and was a Member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. Most recently Hinton was a convener of the international Rethinking Peace Studies initiative and served as an expert witness at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal.

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