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Healing of Nations The Promise and Limits of Political Forgiveness

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ISBN-10: 0742535819

ISBN-13: 9780742535817

Edition: 2004

Authors: Mark R. Amstutz

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'The Healing of Nations' argues that forgiveness is an essential part of political ethics, especially when dealing with the collective wrongdoing of a regime.
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Book details

List price: $37.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/29/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 294
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Mark R. Amstutz is Professor of Political Science at Wheaton College, where he teaches courses in international relations, U.S. foreign policy, international ethics, and Third World politics. He is the author of numerous articles and books including most recently a new edition of International Ethics: Concepts, Theories, and Cases in Global Politics (Rowman & Littlefield 2005). In addition to chairing the politics department at Wheaton College for nearly two decades, he has directed off-campus study programs in Europe and Cuba and traveled widely as a scholar. In 1988 he was honored with a "senior teacher" award and in 2005 he was recognized with a "senior scholarship" award.

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The nature and purpose of forgiveness
The possibility and promise of political forgiveness
Justice, reconciliation, and political forgiveness
Retributive justice and the limits of forgiveness in Argentina
The quest for reconciliation through truth telling in Chile
Intractable politics without truth or forgiveness : the case of Northern Ireland
The promise of reconciliation through truth and some forgiveness in South Africa
Conclusion : toward a theory of political forgiveness