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Politics, history, and social change.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages -222) and index.
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Dwelling on the negative Alchemies of reconciliation after mass atrocity Anger, resentment, and ressentiment Philosophy on the border Book outline Revisisiting the truth and reconciliation commission of South Africa Commissioning anger Re-viewing a miracle The truth and reconciliation commission of South Africa The hearings This is not a court of law Forgiving and its alternatives Facing resistance The therapy of anger What victims feel and want Getting on with life The lures of the therapeutic perspective Desmond tutu on anger Those who will not forgive resentment : a legitimate moral sentiment? Anger, Ubuntu, and social harmony Boosterism of forgiveness Layers and remainders Nested resentments Acknowledging remainders : the constitutional court Tansition to part two Jean Améry on resentment and reconciliation Contextualizing "ressentiments" From South Africa to post-war Germany Jean Améry : life and works Beyond guilt and atonement Germany, 1945-1965 Reading "ressentiments" Opening moves From clarification to justification Reimagining ressentiment The origins of Améry's ressentiment Reforming ressentiment Facing the irreversible The zustand passage The twisted sense of time The absurd demand Changing the past or its significance to the present? Ambiguities of ressentiment and reconciliation Restoring coexistence Moral conflict resolution Ressentiment and the release from abandonment Rehabilitating the "man of ressentiment" Guilt and responsibility Collective guilt Heirs to responsibility Wishful thinking? A moral daydream Resentment and self-preoccupation Awakening A multifarious reception Heyd and Chaumont Neiman and Amben Walker and Remtma.