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 (rĭ-păr′ə-tĭv) also re·par·a·to·ry (-tôr′ē)
1. Tending to repair.
2. Relating to or of the nature of reparations.
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(rɪˈpær ə tɪv)

also re•par′a•to`ry,

1. tending to repair.
2. pertaining to or involving reparation.
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Councillor Campbell said: 'As Glasgow's first councillor of African Caribbean Jamaican descent, I am very proud to have played a small part in the campaign for reparative justice linking Scottish and Jamaican institutions as part of Flag Up Scotland Jamaica.
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The statement said that over the next two decades, UoG commits to spending APS20 million (One British Pound +US$1.21 cents) as part of its programme of reparative justice, including seed funding, benefactions and research grant income raised from grant-giving bodies.
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It is in Studies in the Novel that Sedgwick announces her break with the hermeneutics of suspicion and introduces the notion of reparative reading, marking her own early contribution to a more widespread effort to move critical theory beyond what Rita Felski will term in 2015 "the limits of critique."' To find an alternative to the "rhetoric of blame" that identity politics fell prey to; to escape what in the new millennium increasingly seemed the closed circuit of Foucauldian power; to entertain the benefits of a new sincerity; to reimagine what it might mean to love literature--these are the values prized and the tasks pursued right now, as the humanities swim upstream in the hope of discovering a new social relevance that will win the support of a wider public.
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This veiled threat was a response to the calls that have been growing in the Caribbean for European nations to engage in reparative justice through the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) 10 point reparation plan.