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Transforming societies after political violence

Brandon Hamber

Transforming societies after political violence

truth, reconciliation, and mental health

by Brandon Hamber

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Published by Springer in Dordrecht, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peace-building,
  • Political violence,
  • Social change

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-232) and index.

    StatementBrandon Hamber.
    SeriesPeace psychology book series, Peace psychology book series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJZ5538 .H355 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 249 p. ;
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23958362M
    ISBN 100387894268
    ISBN 109780387894263
    LC Control Number2009921802

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