Body politics and the Rwandan crisis

  title={Body politics and the Rwandan crisis},
  author={E. Baines},
  journal={Third World Quarterly},
  pages={479 - 493}
  • E. Baines
  • Published 2003
  • Sociology
  • Third World Quarterly
  • Since the Rwandan genocide of 1994, scholars and policy think-tanks have produced an impressive number of macro-level studies and theories to explain the seemingly inexplicable: how and why did this happen? Yet these studies, most often based on ethnic and/or global level analyses, tend to simplify complex social relations at the local level which likewise contributed to the genocide. This article examines 'micro-level' testimonial evidence collected in human rights reports to shed light on one… CONTINUE READING
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