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The Road to eace: A Teaching Guide on Local and Global Transitional Justice.

Farell, Emily
June 4, 2015

Source: (2008) Minneapolis, MN: The Advocates for Human Rights.

The Road to Peace: A Teaching Guide on Local and Global Transitional Justice is a
comprehensive teaching guide that introduces students who have a general knowledge of
human rights to the concept of transitional justice. Using the expertise of The
Advocates’ human rights monitoring teams, who carried out work in Peru and Sierra Leone,
The Advocates for Human Rights has created this teaching guide to be used with ninth
grade through adult learners. With creative, thought-provoking, and innovative lesson plans, this comprehensive teaching guide introduces students to the concept of transitional justice through:

* Lessons on the root causes and costs of war and conflict
* Overview of human rights and different transitional justice mechanisms
* Mock war crimes tribunal and mock truth commission role plays
* In-depth country case studies
* Individual case studies on human rights abuses
* Investigative tools to study the need for transitional justice in the U.S.
* Skill-building resources on how to apply reconciliation on a local level
* Conflict resolution and peer mediation exercises
* Transitional justice glossary
* Resources for further study and action on peace and justice (excerpt)


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