Max Du Plessis, Steve Pete; Repairing the Past? : International Perspectives on Reparations for Gross Human Rights Abuses

Intersentia, 2007 ISBN 9050954928, 9789050954921

The main objective of this book is to prompt debate on the issue of reparations, in the hope that it will lead to increased visibility for the many deserving groups striving for some form of meaningful recognition or recompense for past injustices visited upon them. The book is eclectic in nature, being made up of contributions by range of outstanding academics and practitioners from around the word. The international nature and diverse focus of the work result in a fascinating snapshot of this growing field. It will be of interest both to academics and practitioners who are specialists in the field of reparations, as well as to almost anyone who is interested in the field of human rights generally.