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Human rights and memory

Daniel Levy

Human rights and memory

by Daniel Levy

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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights,
  • Social aspects,
  • International relations,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [153]-171) and index.

    StatementDaniel Levy and Natan Sznaider
    SeriesEssays on human rights, Essays on human rights
    ContributionsSznaider, Natan, 1954-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC571 .L49 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 177 p. ;
    Number of Pages177
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24803766M
    ISBN 100271037385
    ISBN 109780271037387
    LC Control Number2010007051
    OCLC/WorldCa574907943

    Unless it is nurtured by memory and history, human rights discourse is in danger of losing historical grounding and risks legalistic abstraction and political abuse. Why and how do we remember past atrocities and human rights violations? What is the role of memory sites in social reconstruction, transitional justice and democratisation? How do memory sites shape communities. 2. Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Empathic Witnessing: Prison Memoirs 3. Feeling Nostalgic, Feeling Guilty: Remembering Iran in Documentary Film 4. Repetitions of the Past: Marjane Satrapi and Intergenerational Memory 5. Revolution, Nostalgia, and Memory in Diasporic Iranian Memoirs Conclusion. Testimonial Life Narratives Acknowledgments Notes.

    Dissensual Subjects: Memory, Human Rights, and Postdictatorship in Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay [Andrew C. Rajca]. In Dissensual Subjects, Andrew C. Rajca combines cultural studies and critical theory to explore how the aftereffects of dictatorship. Human Rights and Memory (Pennsylvania State University Press, ) with Natan Sznaider. ISBN The Collective Memory Reader (Oxford University Press, ) with Jeffrey K. Olick and Vered Vinitzky-Seroussi. ISBN Book chapters "Coming Home?

    issue of memory in the context of the human rights abuses that occurred during the military dictatorship that ruled Argentina from to This thesis will shed light on the importance of memory within the context of transitional justice by examining the initiatives designed by the human rights relatives’ organizations in Argentina. Read this book if you would like to become a better ally in the quest for equality and inclusion. Additionally, I have just finished “Say It Louder!” by the brilliant and sassy Tiffany Cross. Smart, thought-provoking, and in-your-face, this book delivers a masterclass on the critical role African Americans have played in shaping our democracy.


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