Transitional Justice and Criminal Violence in New Democracies
Explore the individual and joint impact of truth commissions, human rights trials, and amnesties on the outbreak of large-scale criminal violence in new democracies. Analyze how TJ mechanisms can break the connection between past political impunity for gross human rights violations in autocracy with the production of large-scale criminal violence in democracy.
- Trejo, Guillermo, Juan Albarracín, and Lucía Tiscornia. “Breaking State Impunity in Post-Authoritarian Regimes: Why Transitional Justice Processes Deter Criminal Violence in New Democracies.” Journal of Peace Research (2018)