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  1. Module Reading – Required Texts 5 items
    Readings are freely available as books and articles in the library. However, students may purchase one or some of the following texts if they wish; this is not a prerequisite, however:
    1. Transitional justice in balance: comparing processes, weighing efficacy - Tricia D. Olsen, Leigh A. Payne, Andrew G. Reiter 2010

      Book 

    2. Transitional justice - Ruti G. Teitel 2000

      Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

  2. WEEK 1. Module Introduction: Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconstruction in Latin America. 18 items
    1. Required: 5 items
      1. Why peace fails: the causes and prevention of civil war recurrence - Charles Call 2012 (electronic book)

        Book  Read: Introduction and Chapter 1.

    2. Suggested (this week some Suggested Readings are as general books on the subject – please read around the general topic): 13 items
      1. Power in the Isthmus: a political history of modern Central America - James Dunkerley 1988

        Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

      2. Confronting past human rights violations: justice vs. peace in times of transition - Chandra Lekha Sriram 2004

        Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

      3. Beyond settlement: making peace last after civil conflict - Vanessa E. Shields, Nicholas Baldwin 2008

        Book 

      4. Latin American Democratization since 1978: Democratic Transitions, Breakdowns, and Erosions - S. Mainwaring, A. Pérez-Liñán

        Chapter  in The Third Wave of Democratization in Latin America: Advances and Setbacks.

  3. WEEK 2. Latin America: Human Wrongs, Human Rights. 18 items
    1. Required: 7 items
      1. A century of revolution: insurgent and counterinsurgent violence during Latin America's long cold war - Greg Grandin, G. M. Joseph 2010

        Book  Read: Greg Grandin (2010) “Living in Revolutionary Time: Coming to Terms with the Violence of Latin America’s Long Cold War”. Available in the library and as an e-book.

      2. Introduction and overview - Thomas Risse, Stephen C. Ropp

        Chapter 

    2. Suggested: 11 items
      1. A century of revolution: insurgent and counterinsurgent violence during Latin America's long cold war - Greg Grandin, G. M. Joseph 2010

        Book  Read: Joseph, G.M., ‘Latin America’s Long Cold War: A Century of Revolutionary Process and U.S. Power’. Available in the library and as an e-book.

      2. Challenges to Global Security: Geopolitics and Power in an Age of Transition - by Hussein Solomon

        Book  Read: ‘Regional Security in Latin America’ - B. Bull (2008)

      3. High-Level Political Corruption in Latin America: A Transitional Phenomenon? - L. Whitehead

        Chapter  in: Combatting Corruption in Latin America - J. Tulchin et el.

  4. WEEK 3. Transition and Post-War Reconstruction: some concepts. 21 items
    1. Required: 9 items
      1. Governance in post-conflict societies: rebuilding fragile states - Derick W. Brinkerhoff 2007

        Book  Read: ‘Introduction’ - D. Brinkerhoff Available in the library and as an e-book.

      2. Conflict and development - Roger Mac Ginty, Andrew J. Williams 2009

        Book  Read: 4 Conflict resolution, transformation, reconciliation and development. Available in the library and as an e-book.

      3. Conflict and development - Roger Mac Ginty, Andrew J. Williams 2016

        Book  Read: Chapter 4. Conflict transformation and development. Available in the library and as an e-book.

    2. Suggested: 12 items
      1. Delegative Democracy - Guillermo A O'Donell 1994

        Article 

      2. Citizenship rights and social movements: a comparative and statistical analysis - Joe Foweraker, Todd Landman 1997

        Book  (especially Chapters Two and Three). Available in the library and as an e-book.

      3. Cultures of politics/politics of cultures: re-visioning Latin American social movements - Sonia E. Alvarez, Evelina Dagnino, Arturo Escobar 1998

        Book  Read: ‘New Subjects of Rights? Women's Movements 
and the Construction of Citizenship in the New Democracies’- Schild, V. (1998)

      4. Democracy and Governance in Conflict and Postwar Latin America: A Quantitative Assessment - D. Azpuru 2012

        Chapter  in: In the Wake of War: Democratization and Internal Armed Conflict in Latin America

      5. Explaining the left’s resurgence - M. Cleary

        Chapter  in: Latin America's Struggle for Democracy

      6. Introduction: Development and Surplus Life - M. Duffield 2007

        Chapter  in: Development, Security and Unending War: Governing the World of Peoples

  5. WEEK 4. Transitional Justice Processes in Latin America. 16 items
    1. Required: 10 items
      1. Transitional justice in balance: comparing processes, weighing efficacy - Tricia D. Olsen, Leigh A. Payne, Andrew G. Reiter 2010

        Book  Introduction

      2. The Politics of Memory and Democratization 2001

        Book  Gonzalez-Enriquez, C., P. Aguilar, A. Barahona de Brito, ‘Conclusions’.

    2. Suggested: 6 items
      1. Transformative Reparations of Massive Gross Human Rights Violations: Between Corrective and Distributive Justice - Yepes, R. 2009

        Article  Inaugural address as Visiting Professor to the UNESCO Chairin Education for Peace, Human Rights and Democracy 2009. Delivered on 21 October 2009 at Utrecht University

  6. WEEK 5. Prosecuting Human Rights Abuses from Argentina’s Dirty War 16 items
    1. Required: 5 items
      1. Amnesty in the Age of Human Rights Accountability 2012

        Book  Read: The Age of Accountability: The Global Rise of Individual Criminal Accountability - Kathryn Sikkink, 2012

    2. Suggested: 11 items
      1. Truth Commissions: An Uncertain Path? - Victor Espinoza Cuevas, María Luisa Oritz Rojas, Paz Rojas Baeza 2002

        Document 

      2. A lexicon of terror: [Argentina and the legacies of torture] - Marguerite Feitlowitz 2011

        Book  Available in Library and as an e-book.

  7. WEEK 6. Discovering the Truth, Repairing Harm: Chile 15 items
    1. Required: 7 items
      1. Contribution of truth, justice and reparation policies - Google Search 2011

        Webpage  Connect to first entry. Read: Chile: Truth, Reparation and Justice: The Past Living in the Present - Elizabeth Lira, pp. 80-119.

      2. When Truth Commissions Improve Human Rights - T. D. Olsen, L. A. Payne, A. G. Reiter, E. Wiebelhaus-Brahm 2010

        Article  Special Issue: Transitional Justice on Trial - Evaluating Its Impact.

    2. Suggested: 8 items
      1. The Developing Jurisprudence on Amnesty - Naomi Roht-Arriaza, Lauren Gibson 1998

        Article 

  8. WEEK 7. Transitional Justice and Peacebuilding: Colombia 42 items
    1. Required: 9 items
    2. Suggested: 17 items
      1. Archila M (1989) Nueva Historia de Colombia Vol.3. Editorial Planeta, Bogota.

      2. At war's end: building peace after civil conflict - Roland Paris 2004

        Book  Available in Library and as an e-book.

      3. Reconceptualising Transitional Justice: The Latin American Experience - Elin Skaar 2012

        Article  Presented at: LASA, San Francisco, 23-26 May, 2012.

      4. Transitional justice - Ruti G. Teitel 2000

        Book  Available in Library and as an e-book.

      5. Transformative Reparations of Massive Gross Human Rights Violations: Between Corrective and Distributive Justice - Yepes, R. 2009

        Article  Inaugural address as Visiting Professor to the UNESCO Chairin Education for Peace, Human Rights and Democracy 2009. Delivered on 21 October 2009 at Utrecht University

    3. Colombia research: 16 items
      1. Facing Destruction, Rebuilding Life - Donny Meertens, Richard Stoller 2001

        Article 

      2. Violent Liberalism? State, Conflict and Political Regime in Colombia, 1930-2006: an Analytical Narrative on State-Making. - Francisco Gutiérrez Sanín, Tatiana Acevedo, Juan Manuel Viatela 2007

        Document  London School of Economics. Crisis States Research Centre. Working Paper 19 (Series 2)
.

      3. Armed Actors in the Colombian Conflict - F. Leal Buitrago 2004

        Chapter 

      4. Colombia: Does Injustice Cause Violence? - M. Chernick 2003

        Chapter  Available in Library and as an e-book.

  9. WEEK 8. Genocide on Trial: the Truth vs. Justice Debate in Guatemala. 28 items
    1. Required: 7 items
      1. The international politics of post-conflict reconstruction in Guatemala - Nicola Short 2007

        Book  (read as much as you can of this text).

      2. Journal of Genocide Research: Vol 18, No 2-3

        Journal  Special Edition: The Genocide Trial of Rios Montt in Guatemala. Read as many articles here as you can.

    2. Suggested: 21 items
      1. The Armed Conflicts: 13 items
        1. The Pacification of Central America. - J. Dunkerley 1993

          Document  Read: Chapter on El Salvador.

        2. Guatemala, never again! 1999

          Book  REMHI, Recovery of Historical Memory Project ; the official report of the Human Rights Office, Archdiocese of Guatemala.

      2. The Peace Processes: 8 items
        1. Social movements, indigenous politics and democratisation in Guatemala, 1985-1996 - Roderick Leslie Brett 2008

          Book  (read as much of this text as you can).

        2. Of centaurs and doves: Guatemala's peace process - Susanne Jonas 2000

          Book  (read as much of this text as you can).

  10. WEEK 9. Much Ado about Nothing? The Impact of Transitional Justice. 9 items
    1. Required: 9 items
      1. Studying the Impact of Transitional Justice on Democratic-Institution Building: Conceptual and Methodological Challenges - Valerie Arnould, Filipa Raimundo

        Webpage  Paper prepared for presentation at the 7th ECPR General Conference 4-7 September 2013, Bordeaux.

      2. Transitional justice in balance: comparing processes, weighing efficacy - Tricia D. Olsen, Leigh A. Payne, Andrew G. Reiter 2010

        Book  Read as much of this book as you can.

      3. The justice cascade: how human rights prosecutions are changing world politics - Kathryn Sikkink 2011

        Book  Read as much of this book as you can.

      4. Human rights in Latin America: a politics of terror and hope - Sonia Cardenas 2010

        Book  Read as much of this book as you can.

      5. Transitional justice and peacebuilding on the ground: victims and ex-combatants - Chandra Lekha Sriram 2013 (electronic book)

        Book  Read as much of this book as you can.

  11. Week 10. Wrap-Up: Transitional Justice as Peacebuilding? Post-War Reconstruction Reloaded. 20 items
    1. Required: 6 items
      1. Why peace fails: the causes and prevention of civil war recurrence - Charles Call 2012 (electronic book)

        Book  Chapters Two and Six (Nicaragua, Haiti, Peru)

    2. Suggested: 14 items
      1. Liberal peacebuilding and global governance: beyond the metropolis - David W. Roberts 2011

        Book  Introduction and Chapter One.

      2. Colombia Hews to the Path of Change - E. Posada-Carbo 2008

        Chapter 

      3. Peace in Peru, but Unresolved Tasks - C. Basombrio Iglesias 2012

        Chapter 

  12. Journals 43 items
    A series of key journals regularly publish scholarly articles on the issues relevant to this module, in particular the politics of Latin America, political transition, democratisation and social movements. These may include:
    1. Bulletin of Latin American research - Society for Latin American Studies (Great Britain) (electronic journal)

      Journal 

    2. Latin American research review (electronic journal)

      Journal 

    3. Foreign affairs (electronic journal)

      Journal 

    4. Journal of peace research (electronic journal)

      Journal 

    5. Latin American perspectives (electronic journal)

      Journal 

    6. Oxford development studies (electronic journal)

      Journal 

    7. Journal of Latin American studies (electronic journal)

      Journal 

    8. Journal of law and society (electronic journal)

      Journal 

    9. Third world quarterly (electronic journal)

      Journal 

    10. Social movement studies (electronic journal)

      Journal 

    11. Other journals focused on peace and conflict studies could include:

    12. Journal of peace research - International Peace Research Institute (electronic journal)

      Journal 

    13. Peace and change (electronic journal)

      Journal 

    14. Nations and nationalism (electronic journal)

      Journal 

    15. Millennium: journal of international studies - London School of Economics and Political Science (electronic journal)

      Journal 

    16. Review of international studies - British International Studies Association (electronic journal)

      Journal 

    17. Journal of social issues - Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (electronic journal)

      Journal 

    18. Global Society

      Journal  Formerly known as Paradigms.

    19. Middle Eastern studies 1964]- (electronic journal)

      Journal 

    20. Civil wars (electronic journal)

      Journal 

    21. Foreign policy (electronic journal)

      Journal 

    22. Foreign affairs (electronic journal)

      Journal 

    23. Oxford development studies (electronic journal)

      Journal 

    24. Journal of law and society (electronic journal)

      Journal 

    25. Third world quarterly (electronic journal)

      Journal 

    26. Social movement studies (electronic journal)

      Journal 

  13. Useful websites that frequently publish reports and relevant research include: 1 item
    1. Transitional Justice Database

      http://tjdbproject.com

      and

      https://sites.google.com/site/transitionaljusticedatabase/system/app/pages/subPages?path=/transitional-justice-bibliography

      International Centre for Transitional Justice

      www.ictj.org

      Ethnography of Peace

      http://www.peacefulsocieties.org/archive.html

      Crisis Web

      http://www.intl-crisis-group.org/

      Conflict Resolution Resources

       

      European Platform for Conflict Prevention and Transformation

       

      Commission on Global Governance

       

      INCORE: Initiative on Conflict Resolution and Ethnicity

      http://www.incore.ulst.ac.uk/

      The International Institute for Strategic Studies

      http://www.iiss.org/

      OSCE

      http://www.osce.org/

      Peace and Conflict Studies

       

      The Kroc Institute for Peace Studies

      http://kroc.nd.edu/

      UN University

      http://www.unu.edu/

      Uppsala Conflict data

      http://www.pcr.uu.se/research.htm

      Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

      www.sipri.se

      Map of US intervention in the Americas: http://www.soaw.org/presente/images/stories/artists/ilcinkhighressm.jpg

      Amnesty International: http://www.amnesty.org

      Human Rights Watch: http://www.hrw.org

      International Crisis Group: http://www.crisisgroup.org

      Washington Office on Latin America: http://www.wola.org

      International Centre on Non-Violent Conflict: http://www.nonviolent-conflict.org/

      United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations: http://www.un.org/en/peacekeeping/about/dpko/

      United Nations Peacekeeping Best Practices Unit: http://research.un.org/en/peacekeeping-community

      United Nations Peacekeeping: http://www.un.org/en/peacekeeping/

      United Nations Development Programme: http://www.undp.org

      United Nations High Commissioner for Refugess: http://www.unhcr.org

      United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: http://www.ohchr.org

      United Nations Development Programme Latin America and the Caribbean: http://www.latinamerica.undp.org/

      United Nations Peacebuilding Commission: http://www.un.org/en/peacebuilding/

      World Bank Conflict Prevention and Reconstruction Unit: http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTSOCIALDEVELOPMENT/EXTCPR/0,,menuPK:407746~pagePK:149018~piPK:149093~theSitePK:407740,00.html

      Oxford Analytica: http://www.oxan.com

      International Crisis Group: http://www.crisisgroup.org

      Latin American Studies Association: http://lasa.international.pitt.edu/eng/

      Latin American Network Information Centre: http://lanic.utexas.edu/

      Washington Office on Latin America: http://www.wola.org

      International Centre on Non-Violent Conflict: http://www.nonviolent-conflict.org/

       

       

       

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