Source: (2002) Human Rights Review.(January-March):104-110.
In this essay, Natan Sznaider reviews three books and a journal article on the German-Jewish example of reparations following the Holocaust: The Guilt of Nations: Restitution and Negotiating Historical Injustices (Elazar Barkan); When Sorry IsnÃ¢Â€Â™t Emough: The Controversy over Apologies and Reparations for Human Injustice (Roy L. Brooks, ed.); Between Vengeance and Forgiveness: Facing History after Genocide and Mass Violence (Martha Minow); and Ã¢Â€Âœ Ã¢Â€Â˜Making Whole What Has Been SmashedÃ¢Â€Â™: Reflections on ReparationsÃ¢Â€? (John Torpey). The reviewed writings explore how that example of reparations has become a key to developing a new form of politics for the global age. Sznaider summarizes the authorsÃ¢Â€Â™ main points and discusses a number of key issues relating to reparations and restitution.
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