1. In what ways can the discipline of criminology contribute to the field of transitional justice?
  2. How do contexts of mass violence and human rights abuses affect the assessment of the goals and methods of punishment?
  3. Primo Levi (1986: 23) has argued that even in the horror of German concentration camps, the complex network of human relations could not always be reduced to ‘two blocs’ of victims and persecutors. What does Levi’s statement tell us about the construction of victimhood in transitional justice?
  4. How can the concept of social control explain the goals and practices of transitional justice interventions?
  5. In what ways can transitional justice mechanisms address what Stanely Cohen termed “a culture of denial”?
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