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Who must die in Rwanda's genocide? : the state of exception realized

Author: Kyrsten Sinema
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book analyzes the hundred year development of the 'state of exception' in Rwanda, a political theory developed and expanded by Foucault, Agamben, and others. It analyzes Hutu regime propaganda utilized to dehumanize the Tutsi population and how state action created a setting for genocide to become an appropriate reaction to political threats."--Publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kyrsten Sinema
ISBN: 9781498518642 1498518648 9781498518659 1498518656 9781498518666 1498518664
OCLC Number: 910475723
Notes: "This book analyzes the hundred year development of the 'state of exception' in Rwanda, a political theory developed and expanded by Foucault, Agamben, and others. It analyzes Hutu regime propaganda utilized to dehumanize the Tutsi population and how state action created a setting for genocide to become an appropriate reaction to political threats."--Publisher.
Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Arizona State University, 2012, under the title: Who must die : the state of exception in Rwanda's genocide.
Description: xvi, 159 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prelude to genocide --
Rwandan government and propaganda --
Pre-colonial Rwanda meets Belgian rule --
From Kayibanda to Habyiramana --
Genocide --
Conclusion --
Appendix 1: English summary of the 1990 human rights violations --
Appendix 2: English summary of the 1993 Arusha Accords.
Responsibility: Kyrsten Sinema.

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This book analyzes the hundred year development of the "state of exception" in Rwanda, a political theory developed and expanded by Foucault, Agamben, and others. It analyzes Hutu regime propaganda  Read more...

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From the pre-colonial era to the present, Rwandan politics has been divided along caste lines, reified by colonial "race science," finally resulting in genocide. Sinema masters the paths of Rwandan Read more...

 
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