1. Localizing Transitional Justice: Civil Society Initiatives and Practices in the Balkans, Olivera Simic and Zala Volcic.- PART I. Initiatives within the nation state.- 2. Civil Society and Post-Communist Transitional Justice in Romania, Lavinia Stan.- 3. Dealing with the past in post-war Croatia: perceptions, problems and prospects, Tamara Banjeglav.- 4. The failure of Macedonian post-communist transitional justice: lustration, between cleansing and parody, Despina Angelovska.- 5. Transitional and transnational justice in Bosnia-Herzegovina: analyzing civil society organizations discourses, Eunice Castro Seixas.- 6. The 'Transitional Citizen': Civil Society, Political Agency and Hopes for Transitional Justice in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Briony Jones, Alex Jeffrey and Michaelina Jakala.- 7. Failure of Transitional Justice in Albania: Too Much Politics, Too Little Debate, Arolda Elbasani, Artur Lipinski , Elidor Mehili.- 8. Truth and the Shadow of Justice, Jamie Rowen.- PART II. Transnational civil society practice.- 9. Structured Encounters in Post-Conflict/Post-Yugoslav Days: Visiting Belgrade and Prishtina, Orli Fridman.- 10. What About the Women? Transitional Justice and Gender in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Northern Ireland, Hedley Abernethy and Michael Potter.- 11. 'Pillar of Shame': Civil Society, UN accountability and Genocide in Srebrenica, Olivera Simic.- 12. Afraid To Cry Wolf: Human Rights Activists' Conundrum to Define Narratives of Justice and Truth in Collective Accountability Efforts, Arnaud Kurze and Iva Vukusi.- 13. From International Courts to Grassroots Organizing: Obstacles to Transitional Justice in the Balkans, Jill Irvine and Patrice McMahon.
Collects case studies on civil society justice campaigns researched and written by scholars from the Balkans
Offers historically situating analyses to examine transitional justice perspectives
Gives an overview of civil society efforts to promote transitional justice