- Reconciliation from a social-psychological perspective
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- by Kelman, Herbert C.
- Until recently, the term "reconciliation" was used primarily (although with some notable exceptions) in religious discourse. It was not often subjected to systematic analysis by political scientists or social psychologists. The dramatic political change in South Africa in 1994, soon followed by the establishment of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, as well as a number of related efforts in other, postconflict zones, can probably serve as a marker for the shift in attention to the concept of reconciliation among social scientists.
- Publication Type: Published Paper
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- Published Date: March 2008
- Field of Interest: Global Issues
- Kelman, H.C. "Reconciliation from a social-psychological perspective." In A Nadler, T. Malloy & J.D. Fisher (Eds.), Social Psychology of Intergroup Reconciliation. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, March 2008.