‘Too little too late’ or ‘Premature’? The Brazilian Truth Commission and the Question of ‘Best Timing’

  title={‘Too little too late’ or ‘Premature’? The Brazilian Truth Commission and the Question of ‘Best Timing’},
  author={Nina Schneider},
  journal={Journal of Iberian and Latin American Research},
  pages={149 - 162}
  • N. Schneider
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Iberian and Latin American Research
This article combines empirical findings on recent Brazilian history and theoretical questions related to the timing and nature of mechanisms associated with political transitions by raising the controversial question of whether the recently inaugurated Brazilian Truth Commission is ‘too little too late’ or even ‘premature’. After locating it in its wider historical context, this article introduces key competing opinions about the Brazilian Truth Commission, which has been perceived as belated… Expand
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Support for this research was kindly provided by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the EU FP7 Marie Curie ZIF Programme
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