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Comisiones de la verdad como instituciones de aprendizaje: El caso de Kenia

Amaya Panche, Johanna and Langer, Johannes (2015) 'Comisiones de la verdad como instituciones de aprendizaje: El caso de Kenia.' Economía & Region, 9 (1). 35 - 65.

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Abstract

Cognitive institutionalism provides an important theoretical tool to under-stand the dynamics of social change. Mental models, collective individual learning, institutions and organizations are addressed in this article to show the approach to the process of truth construction, in particular the Commission for Justice, Truth and Recociliation of Kenya (tjRc), which was characterized, among other factors, by high levels of corruption and many contradictions, due to its overly broad mandate. Although the search for truth and reconstruction has started, there is still a long way to go so that human rights and their violation are rec-ognized by the State of Kenya. This essay seeks to articulate some lessons from cognitive institutionalism with the complex dynamics of reconstruction of truth in the TJRC.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Peacebuilding, Reconciliation, Truth Commissions, Kenia
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Government, Department of
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2019 15:14
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2021 21:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/25295

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