3 edition of The Politics of Official Apologies found in the catalog.
February 29, 2008
by Cambridge University Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||216|
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"A book with interdisciplinary appeal, Melissa Nobles' The Politics of Official Apologies injects a sustained comparative dimension into the international discussion about the public use of history. The tension between nation-building elites and indigenous minorities who stubbornly refuse to assimilate is shown to renew the political culture of nation-states by questioning the Cited by: The Politics of Official Apologies is an excellent book that stakes out important ground The book is careful and nonpolemical; it does an excellent job of situating the phenomenon of apology in the wider field of redress politics; and it navigates admirably and sensitively through the specific details and histories of the relevant case.
Journal of Politics "This is a very interesting book on a compelling topic. Nobles makes a strong case that official apologies are under-appreciated and are worthy of sustained analytical attention.
The book is well researched and written, solidly grounded in the relevant literatures, and innovative in its approach to its important subject matter. The Politics of Official Apologies.
By Melissa Nobles. New York: Cambridge University Press, xiii + pp. Notes, appendix, bibliography, index. $ cloth, $ paper. In recent years there has been an active dialogue on whether historic injustice has relevance in contemporary societies and, if so, whether an official “apology” accom-Author: Rebecca Tsosie.
"Book Review: The Politics of Official Apologies By Melissa Nobl" by Rebecca Tsosie In recent years there has been an active dialogue on whether historic injustice has relevance in contemporary societies and, if so, whether an official “apology” accomplishes any beneficial : Rebecca Tsosie. Books on public apologies in international relations (IR) are in the same company as books on the art of negotiation, inter-cultural dialogue, creative diplomacy, the virtues of patience, the political importance of linguistic analysis, religious analysis and transitional justice/5(3).
Official Apologies and the Quest for Historical Justice Michael R. Marrus 1 This essay examines apologies that are offered on behalf of public bodies in response to historic wrongs.
Martha Minow notes that “apology depends upon a paradox. No matter how sincere, an apology cannot undo what was done, and yet ‘in a mysterious way and.
Political candidates are lagging indicators, as the old political adage goes. So, if they’re obsessed by something, it’s a good bet that it’s already taken hold in the rest of America. That’s true of the apology culture, as it’s sometimes called, whose roots go much deeper than recent politics.
This paper seeks to commence an analytical discussion about apologies, and specifically the non-apology, because it has received so little attention among political scientists, and because it potentially poses a risk to democracy and its by: 9.
The remaining chapters in the volume attempt to situate apology politics within ‘freestanding’ political accounts. Michael Cunningham looks at four political problems with political apologies.
The first is familiar from transitional justice discussions and concerns the possibility that apology (justice) may conflict with other goods (for example, civic peace).Author: Stephen Winter. Her second book, The Politics of Official Apologies, (Cambridge University Press, ), comparatively examines the political uses of official apologies in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States.
At present, Prof. Nobles is conducting research for a third book manuscript that will analyze the prospects for "transitional justice" in the American south. Politics. The Art of the Political Apology.
In Jimmy Carter similarly issued a hairsplitting apology, for a sentence in one of his books suggesting that suicide bombing are a legitimate Author: Edwin Battistella.
The Politics of Official Apologies is an excellent book that stakes out important ground. [It] is careful and nonpolemical; it does an excellent job of situating the phenomenon of apology in the wider field of redress politics; and it navigates admirably and sensitively through the specific details and histories of the relevant : Melissa Nobles.
In this stimulating and provocative book, Gerstbauer explores the possibilities and limitations of contrition in promoting a just world order based on three U.S. interstate conflicts—Vietnam, Nicaragua, and Iraq. This study is an important contribution to the scholarship on international political ethics.
Mark Amstutz, Wheaton College. Summary. The Apology is believed to be the most authentic account that has been preserved of Socrates' defense of himself as it was presented before the Athenian is in essential harmony with the references to the trial that occur in Plato's other dialogs and also with the account given in Xenophon's appears to record, in many instances, the exact words used by.
The Politics of Apology Let’s look back at a recent episode in the politics of apology. Democratic Iran expert Kenneth Pollack tells the story of the Clinton administration’s failed efforts to draw Iran into a negotiated settlement of our national differences.
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This book examines the political uses of official apologies in the United States, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. Nobles explores why minority groups demand such apologies and why governments Author: Roland Bleiker.
Official or political apologies and improvement of intergroup relations: A neo-Durkheimian approach to official apologies as rituals D ARêO P çEZ University of the Basque Country, Spain Abstract This article argues that institutional apologies are rituals that can be conceived from a neo-Durkheimian viewpoint.
In favour of official apologies for past wrongs, one can argue that while guilt, or fault, is an attribute held by an individual only if she has actually committed a harmful act, responsibility is Author: Rhoda Howard-Hassmann. Grave wrongs, the kind that merit official apologies, make hard history.
InCanada offered its first political apology, taking responsibility for the uprooting, internment and dispossession.Political apologies can be a powerful tool in the re-examination of a nation's history, and the significance this history has on democratic processes.
The project includes a working list of political apologies throughout history that political scientist Graham Dodds has researched and compiled. The United States is not demanding an apology because it wants its crew back; we also know that such a bootless demand would reveal national insecurity, as .