Source: (2003) In Carol A.L. Prager and Trudy Govier, Dilemmas of Reconciliation: Cases and Concepts. Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press. Pp. 1-26.

Prager offers an overview of the study of reconciliation and the themes covered in this volume. The chapter outlines issues such as the tensions surrounding reconciliation including what must be reconciled, the ideal versus the possible, the universal versus the local, individual versus group, and war crimes trials versus truth and reconciliation commissions.