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grievances by prioritizing political and economic change (Huyse, 2003 ). 1 While these structural changes have played an important role in consolidating Aceh’s post-disaster transition, a key piece of the puzzle has been neglected. Reconciliation, or a focus on intergroup relations, has so far received

In: Asian Journal of Social Science

psychological perspective, Galtung ( 2004 ) asserts that reconciliation requires traumas be healed and closure brought to the relationship between victims and perpetrators; likewise, Bar-Tal ( 2000 ) points out that a psychological shift is possible when former opponents adjust their attitudes, beliefs, and

In: Asian Journal of Social Science

Introduction: Jeju, Justice and Reconciliation Betraying the South Korean government designated name of “Island of World Peace”, Jeju Island contains memories of state violence, civilian suffering and deep resentment. Located off the coast of the Korean peninsula, the civilians on the

In: Asian Journal of Social Science
Gender Relations in an Indonesian Society offers a comprehensive ethnography of Bugis marriage through an exploration of gender identity and sexuality in this bilateral, highly competitive, hierarchical society.

Nurul Ilmi Idrus considers the fundamental concept of siriq (honour; shame) in relation to gender socialization, courtship, sex within marriage, the regulation of sexuality between genders, the importance of kinship and status in marriage, and the dynamics of marriage, divorce, and reconciliation. This analysis considers the practical combination of Islamic tenets with local adat (custom; customary law) and the effect of contemporary Indonesia’s national ideology on cultural practices specific to Bugis society.

fellow immigrants. The ballad Uetsuka Shūhei was a multifaceted and multivalent piece that could be read on a number of levels, as a requiem mourning the author’s father and General Nogi as well as Uetsuka himself. Uetsuka Shūhei consists of two main strands: the story of a dispute and reconciliation

In: Sentiment, Language, and the Arts: The Japanese- Brazilian Heritage

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2009 DOI: 10.1163/156853109X460237 Asian Journal of Social Science 37 (2009) 646–676 ‘. . . And the Truth Shall Set You Free’: Confessional Trade-Off s and Community Reconciliation in East Timor Ben Larke 1 Abstract In East Timor, as with many

In: Asian Journal of Social Science

Birgit Bräuchler, The Cultural Dimension of Peace. Decentralization and Reconciliation in Indonesia . Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan UK , 2015, xxii + 259. [Rethinking Peace and Conflict Studies]. ISBN 9781137504340, price: USD  100.00 (hardcover); 9781349574759, 39.99 (paperback

the period immediately after the end of the civil conflict that followed the closely contested presidential and parliamentary elections of December 2007. Using a framework derived from political psychology and political communication can assist in identifying the process of reconciliation

In: African and Asian Studies

violence in referring to the civil conflict in Maluku pushes aside local political explanations. There is a danger that a term or theoretical frame can produce an oversim- plified understanding of an event of violence. Is there a way of using terms 7 Cribb, 2002a; 'Exploring the meaning of reconciliation

reconciliation with the church, the young perpetrators would be able to resolve the crisis and re-enter the community as ‘good’ Christians. The restriction on (public displays of) judgement shifted community responses away from sustained condemnation and focused attention on regenerative acts of reconciliation