‘Using restorative justice to rethink the temporality of transition in Chile’
Questions about when transitions are over prompted the writing of this article. The Chilean transition towards democracy seems to be characterized by ongoing dynamics, illustrated by a recent protest movement, a push to reform the constitution and continuous truth and justice efforts. How can we better understand the temporal dynamics underlying this transition? And what about victims’ temporalities, understood as lived experiences of time? This article proposes a framework grounded in restorative justice to better understand the complex temporal dynamics of transition. What if we start recognizing the ongoingness of the Chilean transition, tailoring transitional justice interventions accordingly?
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