selected work on human rights, transitional justice, and reconciliation

Erik Doxtader. “The Rhetorical Question of Human Rights—A Preface.” Quarterly Journal of Speech 96:4 (2010): 353-379.

Erik Doxtader. “Reconciliation – A Rhetorical Concept/ion,” Quarterly Journal of Speech 89 (2003): 267-292.

Erik Doxtader.  “A Critique of Law’s Violence Yet (Never) to Come: United Nations’ Transitional Justice Policy and the (Fore)closure of Reconciliation.” In Theorising Post-Conflict  Reconciliation: Agonism, Restitution & Repair, ed. Alexander Hirsch (New York: Routledge, 2011), 27-64.

Erik Doxtader. “The Recognizability of Recognition: Fragments in the Name of a Not Yet Rhetorical Question,” Philosophy & Rhetoric 48:4 (2015): 379-412.

Erik Doxtader. “The Faith and Struggle of Beginning (with) Words: On the Turn Between Reconciliation and Recognition.” In Philosophy and Rhetoric in DialogueRedrawing Their Intellectual Landscape, ed. Gerard Hauser (University Park: Penn State Press, 2008), 119-146.

Erik Doxtader.  The Potential of an African Assertion – Once More, in the Name of a Renaissance.  InThe African Renaissance and the Afro-Arab Spring: A Season of Rebirth? Eds. Charles Villa-Vicencio, Erik Doxtader, Ebrahim Moosa. (Washington DC/Cape Town: Georgetown University Press/University of Cape Town Press, 2015), 171-192.

Erik Doxtader. The Quietude of Transitional Justice – Five Rhetorical Questions. The African Yearbook Of Rhetoric 6:1 (2015).

Erik Doxtader. “Making History in a Time of Transition: The Rhetorical Occasion, Constitution, and Representation of South African Reconciliation,” Rhetoric and Public Affairs 4 (2001): 223-260.

Erik Doxtader. “Reconciliation in a State Of Emergency: The Middle Voice of 2 Corinthians,”   The Journal for the Study of Religion 14 (2001): 47-66.

Erik Doxtader. “Contra la corriente: Recordando la Publicidad de la Amnistía Sudafricana.” In  Lesa Humanidad,  eds. Claudia Hilb, Philippe-Joseph Salazar, Lucas Martin (Buenos  Aries: Katz Editores, 2014), 138-160.

Erik Doxtader. “A Question of Forgiving Words.” In Public Forgiveness in Post-Conflict Contexts, eds. Bas   van Stokkomom, Neekle Doorn, & Paul van Tongeren (Cambridge: Intersentia Press,   2012), 107-123.

Erik Doxtader. “A Question of Confession’s Discovery.” In Human Rights Rhetoric: Traditions of   Testifying and Witnessing, eds. Arabella Lyon and Lester Olsen (New York: Routledge,   2012).

Erik Doxtader. “Between the Signs of Transition’s Justice,” African Yearbook of Rhetoric 2:1 (2011): 21-29.

Erik Doxtader, ed. The South African TRC – A Bibliography. 

This bibliography covers work on the ZA Truth and Reconciliation Commission through 2011. An updated version is in progress.