This is a revised version of an article delivered at the 2001 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Hilton San Francisco and Towers, August 30–September 2, 2001. This research is supported by the Law and Social Sciences Program of the National Science Foundation (SES 9906576). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation. The project is a collaborative effort between Amanda Gouws, Department of Political Science, the University of Stellenbosch (South Africa), and me. I am indebted to Charles Villa-Vicencio, Helen Macdonald, Paul Haupt, Nyameka Goniwe, Fanie du Toit, Erik Doxtader, and the staff of the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (South Africa), where I am a Distinguished Visiting Research Scholar, for the many helpful discussions that have informed my understanding of the truth and reconciliation process in South Africa. I am also thankful to Anthony J. Gill (University of Washington) for his comments on an earlier version of this article. The original paper is the recipient of the Sage Paper Award for the Best Paper in the Field of Comparative Politics presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, 2001, Comparative Politics Organized Section, American Political Science Association.
Does Truth Lead to Reconciliation? Testing the Causal Assumptions of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Process
Article first published online: 3 MAR 2004
American Journal of Political Science
Volume 48, Issue 2, pages 201–217, April 2004
How to Cite
Gibson, J. L. (2004), Does Truth Lead to Reconciliation? Testing the Causal Assumptions of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Process. American Journal of Political Science, 48: 201–217. doi: 10.1111/j.0092-5853.2004.00065.x
- Issue published online: 3 MAR 2004
- Article first published online: 3 MAR 2004
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