Reconciliation: A comprehensive framework for empirical analysis

"There appears to be a rift between the theoretical and normative understandings of what reconciliation means and offers, and what people expect to happen in postconflict scenarios. Here we present a conceptual framework that captures the definitional diversity surrounding the concept of reconc...

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Autores Principales: Rettberg A., Ugarriza J.E.
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Publicado: SAGE Publications Ltd 2016
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Acceso en línea:https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/23293
https://doi.org/10.1177/0967010616671858
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spelling ir-10336-232932020-06-03T22:15:10Z Reconciliation: A comprehensive framework for empirical analysis Rettberg A. Ugarriza J.E. Colombia Ex-combatants Peacebuilding Postconflict Reconciliation Victims "There appears to be a rift between the theoretical and normative understandings of what reconciliation means and offers, and what people expect to happen in postconflict scenarios. Here we present a conceptual framework that captures the definitional diversity surrounding the concept of reconciliation and then operationalizes it in order to analyze responses from postconflict populations. The illustrative application of our framework to responses from a representative survey of 1,843 Colombian citizens reveals that people’s convictions are just as diverse as scholars’. Nevertheless, significant proportions of respondents seem to understand reconciliation to be primarily a psychological and political process which aims to achieve the re-establishment of quotidian or day-to-day relations and cooperation; which should be preceded by the cessation of violence, dialogue, goodwill, and attitudinal and emotional change; and which should be accompanied by social welfare and security. It is noteworthy that understandings of reconciliation as a process mediated by justice, truth, and memory are scarce. The application of this framework will help to reveal differences between hopes and promises, and inform scholarly work and policymaking that is more realistically rooted. © 2016, © The Author(s) 2016." 2016 2020-05-26T00:00:57Z info:eu-repo/semantics/article info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion 9670106 https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/23293 https://doi.org/10.1177/0967010616671858 eng info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess application/pdf SAGE Publications Ltd instname:Universidad del Rosario reponame:Repositorio Institucional EdocUR
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topic Colombia
Ex-combatants
Peacebuilding
Postconflict
Reconciliation
Victims
spellingShingle Colombia
Ex-combatants
Peacebuilding
Postconflict
Reconciliation
Victims
Rettberg A.
Ugarriza J.E.
Reconciliation: A comprehensive framework for empirical analysis
description "There appears to be a rift between the theoretical and normative understandings of what reconciliation means and offers, and what people expect to happen in postconflict scenarios. Here we present a conceptual framework that captures the definitional diversity surrounding the concept of reconciliation and then operationalizes it in order to analyze responses from postconflict populations. The illustrative application of our framework to responses from a representative survey of 1,843 Colombian citizens reveals that people’s convictions are just as diverse as scholars’. Nevertheless, significant proportions of respondents seem to understand reconciliation to be primarily a psychological and political process which aims to achieve the re-establishment of quotidian or day-to-day relations and cooperation; which should be preceded by the cessation of violence, dialogue, goodwill, and attitudinal and emotional change; and which should be accompanied by social welfare and security. It is noteworthy that understandings of reconciliation as a process mediated by justice, truth, and memory are scarce. The application of this framework will help to reveal differences between hopes and promises, and inform scholarly work and policymaking that is more realistically rooted. © 2016, © The Author(s) 2016."
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title Reconciliation: A comprehensive framework for empirical analysis
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