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Executioners, bystanders and victims: collective guilt, the legacy of denazification and the birth of twentieth-century transitional justice

O'Donnell, Therese (2005) Executioners, bystanders and victims: collective guilt, the legacy of denazification and the birth of twentieth-century transitional justice. Legal Studies, 25 (4). pp. 627-667. ISSN 0261-3875

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Abstract

The practical, legal and philosophical facing both victors and vanquished in the 1940s demanded undertaking tentative steps into the then new real of post-conflict transitional justice, and thus it is to this area that the gaze must be directed in order to comprehend the origins of the huge and complex thematic and practical structures utilised to rebuild civil societies.