The Development of Institutions of Human Rights

A Comparative Study

  • Lilian A. Barria
  • Steven D. Roper

Part of the Perspectives on Comparative Politics book series (PCP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Lilian A. Barria, Steven D. Roper
      Pages 3-14
  3. Argentina

  4. Bosnia-Herzegovina

  5. Sierra Leone

  6. East Timor

  7. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 209-209
    2. Steven D. Roper, Lilian A. Barria
      Pages 211-218
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 219-224

About this book


During the transition to democracy, states have used various mechanisms to address previous human rights abuses including  trials, truth and reconciliation commissions and internationalized tribunals. This volume analyzes the transitional justice choices made by four countries: Argentina, Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH), Sierra Leone and East Timor.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Lilian A. Barria
    • 1
  • Steven D. Roper
    • 1
  1. 1.Eastern Illinois UniversityUSA

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