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By Christopher Daase,Stefan Engert,Michel-André Horelt,Judith Renner,Renate Strassner

This booklet seems into the function and results of public apologies in diplomacy. It makes a speciality of significant questions - why and while do states factor apologies for ancient crimes and the way and below what stipulations are those apologies profitable in remedying conflictive relationships?

In contemporary years, we now have witnessed an unseen acclaim for apologies, with a number of politicians, managers and monks being desirous to apologise and make amends for the wrong-doings in their nations or associations. Public apologies, hence, are a brand new and hugely attention-grabbing, whereas however nonetheless difficult phenomenon, the proper position and that means of which in foreign politics continues to be explored. This publication units out to do just this. Focusing particularly on nation apologies, it assembles twelve distinctive empirical case reports which care for the 2 questions raised above. within the first half, the case experiences reconstruct the procedures during which nation representatives react to demands public atonement, and within the moment half the case experiences discover the reactions to the apology and assessment indicators for its luck or failure.

All case reviews are according to a theoretical framework that's defined within the creation to the booklet and is helping strengthen tentative assumptions concerning the emergence and the consequences of country apologies, drawing on various strands of literature, resembling political technology, philosophy, sociology or psychology. This paintings should be of significant curiosity to scholars and students of clash reconciliation, diplomacy and transitional justice.

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