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Title Remaking Rwanda : state building and human rights after mass violence / edited by Scott Straus and Lars Waldorf.
Imprint Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, [2011]
©2011

Series Critical human rights
Critical human rights.
Subject Human rights -- Rwanda.
Rwanda -- History -- 1994-
Rwanda -- Politics and government -- 1994-
Alt Name Straus, Scott, 1970-
Waldorf, Lars.
Description 1 online resource (xxxix, 382 pages) : maps.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Limitations to political reform : the undemocratic nature of transition in Rwanda / Timothy Longman -- Instrumentalizing genocide : the RPF's campaign against "genocide ideology" / Lars Waldorf -- The ruler's drum and the people's shout : accountability and representation on Rwanda's hills / Bert Ingelaere -- Building a Rwanda "fit for children" / Kirrily Pells -- Beyond "you're with us or against us" : civil society and policymaking in post-genocide Rwanda / Paul Gready -- Aid dependence and policy independence : explaining the Rwandan paradox / Eugenia Zorbas -- Funding fraud? : donors and democracy in Rwanda / Rachel Hayman -- Waging (civil) war abroad : Rwanda and the DRC / Filip Reyntjens -- Bad karma : accountability for Rwandan crimes in the Congo / Jason Stearns and Federico Borello -- Victor's justice revisited : Rwandan patriotic front crimes and the prosecutorial endgame at the ICTR / Victor Peskin -- The uneasy relationship between the ICTR and Gacaca / Don Webster -- The Sovu trials : the impact of genocide justice on one community / Max Rettig -- "All Rwandans are afraid of being arrested one day" : prisoners past, present, and future / Carina Tertsakian -- High modernism at the ground level : the Imidugudu policy in Rwanda / Catharine Newbury -- Rwanda's post-genocide economic reconstruction : the mismatch between elite ambitions and rural realities / An Ansoms -- The Presidential Land Commission : undermining land law reform / Chris Huggins -- The past is elsewhere : the paradoxes of proscribing ethnicity in post-genocide Rwanda / Nigel Eltringham -- Topographies of remembering and forgetting : the transformation of Lieux de mémoire in Rwanda / Jens Meierhenrich -- Teaching history in post-genocide Rwanda / Sarah Warshauer Freedman [and others] -- Young Rwandan's narratives of the past (and present) / Lyndsay McLean Hilker -- Reeducation for reconciliation : participant observations on Ingando / Susan Thompson -- Justice and human rights for all Rwandans / Joseph Sebarenzi -- The dancing is still the same / Aloys Habimana.
Summary In the mid-1990s, civil war and genocide ravaged Rwanda. Since then, the country's new leadership has undertaken a highly ambitious effort to refashion Rwanda's politics, economy, and society, and the country's accomplishments have garnered widespread praise. Remaking Rwanda is the first book to examine Rwanda's remarkable post-genocide recovery in a comprehensive and critical fashion. By paying close attention to memory politics, human rights, justice, foreign relations, land use, education, and other key social institutions and practices, this volume raises serious concerns about the depth and durability of the country's reconstruction. Edited by Scott Straus and Lars Waldorf, Remaking Rwanda brings together experienced scholars and human rights professionals to offer a nuanced, historically informed picture of post-genocide Rwanda--one that reveals powerful continuities with the nation's past and raises profound questions about its future.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780299282639 (electronic bk.)
0299282635 (electronic bk.)
1283077612
9781283077613
9780299282646
0299282643
OCLC # 714811956
Additional Format Print version: Remaking Rwanda. Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2011 9780299282646 (DLC) 2010038912 (OCoLC)666573528