Gender and Public Apology

  title={Gender and Public Apology},
  author={Alice MacLachlan},
The gendered politics of recognition and recognizability through political apology
Abstract This article focuses on the performative recognition offered to victims through political apologies for conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV). It engages with understandings of political
Verletzungen anerkennen
In einer Welt voller Konflikte können Entschuldigungen Vergangenheiten nicht verändern, jedoch Zukunft verbessern. Versöhnung zwischen Menschen bedient sich traditionell des moralischen Rituals der


Apologizing for historical injustice: Emotion, truth and identity in political discourse
The recent apology by the Australian Prime Minister to Indigenous Australians demonstrates the increasing willingness of nation states to apologize for historical injustices. In this critical
Getting to the Root of Gender Inequality: Structural Injustice and Political Responsibility
  • S. Parekh
  • Philosophy, Political Science
  • 2011
In this paper, I argue that there is a philosophical basis for the claim that states can be held responsible for structural injustices such as gender discrimination and violence—a claim that has been
The Gender of Reparations: The Gender of Reparations in Transitional Societies
Much has been written, over the last two decades, about the ways gender plays a role in generating, or at least shaping, the forms and the effects of political violence perpetrated under
Apologies : A Cross - Cultural Analysis
  • The Age of Apology : Facing up to the Past
  • 2008
Wrestling with the Past : Apologies , QuasiApologies , and NonApologies in Canada
  • The Age of Apology : Facing Up to the Past
  • 2008
Beyond apology?
The virtues claimed for restorative justice include its emotional engagement with crime and the opportunities afforded to participants by its discursive character. Yet these issues are rarely
Public Apologies as Performative Redress
The newfound inclination of states to issue apologies to both individuals and other states attests to the growing power of victim groups, evinces a novel willingness of states or state