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Transitional criminal justice in post-dictatorial and post-conflict societies

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Transitional criminal justice in post-dictatorial and post-conflict societies. / Fijalkowski, Agata (Editor); Grosescu, Raluca (Editor).

1st ed. Intersentia, 2015. 290 p. (Series on Transitional Justice; Vol. 18).

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Harvard

Fijalkowski, A & Grosescu, R (eds) 2015, Transitional criminal justice in post-dictatorial and post-conflict societies. Series on Transitional Justice, vol. 18, 1st edn, Intersentia.

APA

Fijalkowski, A., & Grosescu, R. (Eds.) (2015). Transitional criminal justice in post-dictatorial and post-conflict societies. (1st ed.) (Series on Transitional Justice; Vol. 18). Intersentia.

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Fijalkowski A, (ed.), Grosescu R, (ed.). Transitional criminal justice in post-dictatorial and post-conflict societies. 1st ed. Intersentia, 2015. 290 p. (Series on Transitional Justice).

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Fijalkowski, Agata (Editor) ; Grosescu, Raluca (Editor). / Transitional criminal justice in post-dictatorial and post-conflict societies. 1st ed. Intersentia, 2015. 290 p. (Series on Transitional Justice).

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