The IMF and the search for policy alternatives in transitional settings

The IMF and the search for policy alternatives in transitional settings

By Paul Gready The International Monetary Fund (IMF) often looms large in transitional politics, which provide a window of opportunity for external interventions in sectors as diverse as the economy and transitional justice. External interventions share certain core characteristic, three of which will be addressed in this blog: the dominance of top-down, prescriptive approaches; a … [Keep reading…]

From Transitional to Transformative justice: An agenda for research and practice

From Transitional to Transformative justice:  An agenda for research and practice

By Simon Robins and Paul Gready Transitional justice has become a globally dominant lens through which to approach states addressing legacies of a violent past, and an industry of praxis has emerged, supported by dedicated NGOs and large-scale funding from Western donors. Yet, the performance and impact of transitional justice mechanisms has been at best … [Keep reading…]