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Reconciliation Narratives of Survivors from War in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Basic, Goran LU (2015) In Some Aspects of Community Empowerment and Resilience p.189-205
Abstract
The aim of this article was to analyze the retold experiences of 27 survivors from the 1990s war in Bosnia and Herzegovina. I have examined verbal markers of reconciliation and implacability and I have analyzed described terms for reconciliation that are being actualized in the narratives. In the narratives of those interviewed, implacability is the prominent them, but the possibility of reconciliation is mentioned, if some conditions are met. These conditions are for example justice for the victims of the war, a confession from the offender and his emotional involvement (for instance showing remorse and shame). The picture that emerges from the analyzed narratives is that it is easier to forgive someone imprisoned for his atrocities.
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Justice, Narrative, Reconciliation, Forgiveness, Implacability, Shame, Conditions for Reconciliation, Perpetrator, Emotion, Victim, sociology, sociologi
in
Some Aspects of Community Empowerment and Resilience
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Pulla, Venkat and Mamidi, Bharath Bhushan
pages
189 - 205
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Allied Publishers Group
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978-81-8424-962-0
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English
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  abstract     = {The aim of this article was to analyze the retold experiences of 27 survivors from the 1990s war in Bosnia and Herzegovina. I have examined verbal markers of reconciliation and implacability and I have analyzed described terms for reconciliation that are being actualized in the narratives. In the narratives of those interviewed, implacability is the prominent them, but the possibility of reconciliation is mentioned, if some conditions are met. These conditions are for example justice for the victims of the war, a confession from the offender and his emotional involvement (for instance showing remorse and shame). The picture that emerges from the analyzed narratives is that it is easier to forgive someone imprisoned for his atrocities.},
  author       = {Basic, Goran},
  editor       = {Pulla, Venkat and Mamidi, Bharath Bhushan},
  isbn         = {978-81-8424-962-0},
  keyword      = {Justice,Narrative,Reconciliation,Forgiveness,Implacability,Shame,Conditions for Reconciliation,Perpetrator,Emotion,Victim,sociology,sociologi},
  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {189--205},
  publisher    = {Allied Publishers Group},
  series       = {Some Aspects of Community Empowerment and Resilience},
  title        = {Reconciliation Narratives of Survivors from War in Bosnia and Herzegovina},
  year         = {2015},
}