Research for Development and Justice

Rights and Legal Institutions

human rights, politics

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Elin Skaar (2012)

i Latinamerikanske løsninger. Latin-Amerikaboken 2012. Oslo: Solidaritet forlag, 2012. s. 278-281



Reconceptualising Transitional Justice: The Latin American Experience
Start: Sep. 2010 (Current)
Keywords: transitional justice, impact, truth commissions, trials, amnesty, reparations, peace, justice, democratisation
Geography: Latin America, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay

Publications with same geographic focus:

Journal Article (Peer-Reviewed)

Wavering Courts: From Impunity to Accountability in Uruguay

Elin Skaar (2013) Journal of Latin American Studies

Unpublished Commissioned Report

A way out of violent conflict. The impact of transitional justice on peace and democracy

Elin Skaar, Camila Gianella Malca and Trine Eide (2012) Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Commissioned report) 178 p.

CMI Brief

Dealing with a violent past: The impact of transitional justice

Elin Skaar, Åse Johanne Roti Dahl (2012) Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 11 no. 5) 4 p.

Publications within same theme:

CMI Brief

Access denied. Abortion rights in Latin America

Camila Gianella-Malca, Siri Gloppen (2014) Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 13 no. 1) 4 p.

U4 Brief

Mitigating corruption in informal justice systems: NGO experiences in Bangladesh and Sierra Leone

Stephen Golub (2014) Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2014:1) 4 p.

Book Review

Albert W. Dzur: Punishment, participatory democracy & the jury

Roberto Gargarella (2014) in Crime, Law & Social Change vol. Volume 61 no. Issue 1 pp. 110-111

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Report in External Series

Supporting child rights. Synthesis of lessons learned in four countries

Arne Tostensen, Hugo Stokke, Sven Trygged and Kate Halvorsen (2011) Stockholm: Sida (Joint Evaluation no. 2011:1) 258 p.


Elin Skaar

Political scientist focusing on law and politics, democratisation, human rights, transitional justice, and judicial reform in Africa and Latin America.

By the same author:

Special Issue: "Drivers of Justice"
Elin Skaar and Astri Suhrke (2013)

Drivers of Justice after Violent Conflict: An Introduction
Elin Skaar and Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm (2013)

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