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Gendered Responses to Living With AIDS: Case Studies in Rwanda

Ruth Kornfield and Stella Babalola

in AIDS, Culture, and Africa

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032535
eISBN:
9780813039305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032535.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter examines how HIV-positive men and women in Rwanda delay HIV testing and continue to practice unprotected sex long after their diagnoses. The findings reveal that some HIV-positive women ... More


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Brenda Fitzpatrick

in Tactical Rape in War and Conflict: International Recognition and Response

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326694
eISBN:
9781447326724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326694.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter considers the changing nature of war as a context for tactical rape and sexual violence. It highlights how the conflicts in Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s exemplified new ... More


Imagining a Modern Rwanda: Sociotechnological Imaginaries, Information Technology, and the Postgenocide State

Warigia Bowman

in Dreamscapes of Modernity: Sociotechnical Imaginaries and the Fabrication of Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226276496
eISBN:
9780226276663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226276663.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter examines post-genocide Rwanda's ICT policies and the underlying sociotechnical imaginary of ICT-led progress embraced by the Kagame government and shared by many donors. Kagame ... More


A Duty to Intervene: On the Cinematic Constitution of Subjects for Empire in Hotel Rwanda and Caché

Randall Williams

in The Divided World: Human Rights and Its Violence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665419
eISBN:
9781452946290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665419.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter discusses the increasingly prolific transit between the ideology of human rights, the communication industries, and imperialist structures of legitimacy through an analysis of two films, ... More


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