Challenges conventional views of what it means to 'do justice' in the aftermath of mass atrocities, from a legal perspective.
1. Introduction: transitional justice foundations; Part I. Transitional Justice Peripheries:
2. Justice for what?;
3. Justice for whom?;
4. Justice to what ends?; Part II. Building a Better Foundation:
5. Peacebuilding and liberal post-conflict governance;
6. Transitional justice and liberal international peacebuilding;
7. Towards a more emancipatory transitional justice as peacebuilding project;
8. Conclusion: after the end of history, what should transitional justice become?
Dustin N. Sharp is an associate professor at the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego. Prior to teaching, he covered Francophone West Africa for Human Rights Watch.