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Author Cole, Catherine M.

Title Performing South Africa's Truth Commission : stages of transition / Catherine M. Cole.

Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  968.06 COLE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxvii, 227 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series African expressive cultures.
African expressive cultures.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Spectacles of legality : performance, transitional justice, and the law -- 2. Justice in transition : political trials, 1956-1964 -- 3. Witnessing and interpreting testimony : live, present, public, and speaking in many tongues -- 4. Eyes and ears of the nation : television and the implicated witness -- 5. Dragons in the living room : truth and reconciliation in repertoire, 2006 -- Afterword. What "truth" meant to the TRC.
Subject South Africa. Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Television broadcasting of news -- Social aspects -- South Africa.
Discourse analysis -- South Africa.
Reconciliation -- Social aspects -- South Africa -- History.
Apartheid -- South Africa.
Post-apartheid era -- South Africa.
South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1994-
ISBN 9780253353900 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780253221452 (paperback: alk. paper)