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Promoting Reconciliation After Genocide and Mass Killing in Rwanda—And Other Postconflict Settings: Understanding the Roots of Violence, Healing, Shared History, and General Principles

Ervin Staub

in The Social Psychology of Intergroup Reconciliation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195300314
eISBN:
9780199868698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300314.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter describes an approach developed to promote reconciliation between Tutsis and Hutus in the aftermath of the horrific genocide in Rwanda. The approach, the research conducted to evaluate ... More


The Voice of Your Brother’s Blood: Christianity, Ethnic Hatred, and Genocide in Nazi Germany and Rwanda

Brian Stanley

in Christianity in the Twentieth Century: A World History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196848
eISBN:
9781400890316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196848.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The chapter assesses the systematic violence inflicted on Jews in Nazi Germany and on Tutsis in Rwanda in 1994. What was arguably novel about the twentieth-century phase in the long history of the ... More


Resisting Genocide: The Multiple Forms of Rescue

Jacques Semelin, Claire Andrieu, and Sarah Gensburger (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333493
eISBN:
9780190235628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333493.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Every genocide in history has been notable for the minority of brave individuals and groups who put their own lives at risk to rescue its would-be victims. Based on three case studies — the genocides ... More


From Help to Rescue

Jacques Semelin

in Resisting Genocide: The Multiple Forms of Rescue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333493
eISBN:
9780190235628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333493.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book deals with acts of rescue — defined as a set of actions, whether covert or not, that aim to legally or physically conceal the identity of wanted persons and/or help them escape to a safer ... More


Rescuers and Killer-Rescuers Duringthe Rwanda Genocide: RETHINKING STANDARD CATEGORIES OF ANALYSIS

Lee Ann Fujii

in Resisting Genocide: The Multiple Forms of Rescue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333493
eISBN:
9780190235628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333493.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on ‘acts of rescue’ — deliberate actions that people took to keep another person from being killed — committed by various people during the Tutsi genocide in Rwanda. Starting ... More


From “Rescue” to Violence: OVERCOMING LOCAL OPPOSITION TO GENOCIDEIN RWANDA

Scott Straus

in Resisting Genocide: The Multiple Forms of Rescue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333493
eISBN:
9780190235628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333493.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines how the extreme rapidity with which the genocide was carried out facilitated the extermination of Tutsis in Rwanda in 1994. It focuses on how local officials, local elites, and ... More


Crossing a Border to Escape: EXAMPLES FROM THE GISHAMVU AND KIGEMBE COMMUNITIES OF RWANDA

Charles Kabwete Mulinda

in Resisting Genocide: The Multiple Forms of Rescue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333493
eISBN:
9780190235628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333493.003.0022
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the rescue of Tutsis in the Gishamvu and Kigembe communities — located in the far South of Rwanda on the Burundi Frontier — during the 1994 genocide. It looks at the means by ... More


Social Cohesion and State of Exception: THE MUSLIMS OF MABARE DURING THE GENOCIDE IN RWANDA (APRIL 1994)

Emmanuel Viret

in Resisting Genocide: The Multiple Forms of Rescue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333493
eISBN:
9780190235628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333493.003.0030
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the role of the inhabitants of the town of Mabare in the rescue of Tutsis during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. In April 1994, the people of Mabare, most of whom were Muslims, ... More


Rescue, a Notion Revisited

Claire Andrieu

in Resisting Genocide: The Multiple Forms of Rescue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333493
eISBN:
9780190235628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333493.003.0031
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book has made an attempt to recast the notion of rescue by offering a new definition and identifying the parameters that characterise rescuers. It has applied this new approach to aid and rescue ... More


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