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Rachel Schiller

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

Leakhena Nou

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

Delayed Reconciliation and Transitional Justice in Korea

Three Levels of Conditions for National Reconciliation

Ja-hyun Chun and Jung-Sun Han

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

Gender Relations in an Indonesian Society

Bugis Practices of Sexuality and Marriage


Nurul Ilmi Idrus

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.

Ben Larke

© 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

Gerry van Klinken

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

John Ishiyama and Jeremy Backstrom

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

Jemma Purdey

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

How Does Faith Feel?

The Language and Affect of Belief

Callan Schultz

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

Keith Foulcher

the cultures of their birth. Once individuals are safely back in their culturally demarcated places, a certain reconciliation can take place. Hanafi departs from Semarang after Corrie’s untimely death leaving behind ‘three close friends’, Corrie herself, now alone in her grave, and two Dutch people