Anomie and Violence: Non-truth and Reconciliation in Indonesian Peacebuilding
How does restorative justice balance the private and public nature of crime and of a just response to crime?
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Sudden institutional change at the time of the Asian financial crisis and the fall of President Suharto meant the rules of the game were up for grabs. Ultimately resistance to Suharto laid a foundation for commitment to a revised, more democratic, institutional order.
The peacebuilding that occurred was not based on the high-integrity truth-seeking and reconciliation that was the normative preference of these authors. Rather it was based on non-truth, sometimes lies, and yet substantial reconciliation. This poses a challenge to restorative justice theories of peacebuilding.
That sequence was of both a top-down architecture of credible commitment in a formal peace process and layer upon layer of bottom-up reconciliation. Reconciliation was based on indigenous traditions of peacemaking.
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Peacekeepers opened safe spaces for reconciliation, but it was locals who shaped and owned the peace. Download all figures. Comments 0. Add comment Close comment form modal.
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