Masculinity and Transitional Justice: An Exploratory Essay

  title={Masculinity and Transitional Justice: An Exploratory Essay},
  author={B. Hamber},
  journal={International Journal of Transitional Justice},
  • B. Hamber
  • Published 2007
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of Transitional Justice
  • In recent years, there has been a growing focus on including women in transitional justice processes. Some scholars question whether transitional justice mechanisms take obstacles for women, such as ongoing domestic violence, into account. This article follows this line of inquiry using the prism of ongoing violence against women in South Africa. It focuses on masculinity, and questions the degree to which masculinity, and violent masculinities in particular, are considered in transitional… CONTINUE READING


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