25 Nov 2009

The age of official apologies

From Nine To Noon, 9:25 am on 25 November 2009

Official apologies for everything ranging from slavery and the Second World War to the global financial crisis are sweeping the western world. Mark Gibney, a professor of political science at University of North Carolina Asheville and co-editor of The Age of Apology: Facing Up to the Past, dissects"penitential engagement".