Gender and Genocide in Burundi: The Search for Spaces of Peace in the Great Lakes Region / Edition 1

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Overview


About the Author:
Patricia O. Daley is a Lecturer in the School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford University, and a Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford

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Editorial Reviews

International Journal African Historical Studies
"An invaluable gift for students of African politics, this book provides an excellent overview of Africa's place in the world." —Noel Twagiramungu, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, International Jrnl African Historical Studies, Vol. 42.2 2009

— Noel Twagiramungu, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University

African Studies Review
"This is a book that covers a lot of ground—historically, theoretically, and geographically; in doing so it reflects the author’s many years’ commitment to the country and the region....This is the first book since the mid 1990s to thoroughly analyze Burundian politics—and much has changed in Burundi since then. —Simon Turner, Danish Institute for International Studies" —AFRICAN STUDIES REVIEW
Koen Vlassenroot

"Offers some very valuable insights into the politics of genocide and the current peace process." —Koen Vlassenroot, University of Ghent

Wendy James

"This work is an original and masterly contribution to African studies and the global literature on violence in the post–Cold war era." —Wendy James, Oxford University

International Jrnl African Historical Studies - Noel Twagiramungu

"An invaluable gift for students of African politics, this book provides an excellent overview of Africa's place in the world." —Noel Twagiramungu, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, International Jrnl African Historical Studies, Vol. 42.2 2009

AFRICAN STUDIES REVIEW

"This is a book that covers a lot of ground—historically, theoretically, and geographically; in doing so it reflects the author’s many years’ commitment to the country and the region....This is the first book since the mid 1990s to thoroughly analyze Burundian politics—and much has changed in Burundi since then. —Simon Turner, Danish Institute for International Studies" —AFRICAN STUDIES REVIEW

From the Publisher

"This work is an original and masterly contribution to African studies and the global literature on violence in the post–Cold war era." —Wendy James, Oxford University

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780253219251
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
  • Publication date: 4/28/2008
  • Series: African Issues Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Patricia O. Daley is a lecturer in Human Geography at the School of Geography, Jesus College, Oxford University.

Indiana University Press

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Table of Contents

Preface & Acknowledgements

Abbreviations

Tables

Glossary

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1 Introduction: A Culture of Genocidal Violence: Burundi & the Great Lakes Region 1

2 Constructing a Paradigm of Violence: A Feminist Perspective on Genocidal Politics 21

3 The Colonial State & the Ethnicization & Masculinization of Political Space 41

4 The Masculinized State & the History of Genocide 61

5 Genocidal Politics 1992-2005 in the Context of Democracy & Development 79

6 Spaces of Violence: Exploring the Contours of 'Civilian' & Gendered Violence 107

7 The Traditions of Genocide & Militarism in the Region 135

8 Global Humanitarianism & the Dehumanization of African Refugees 163

9 Challenging Genocide: Local, Regional & International Peace Initiatives 187

10 Peace in a State of War: The Peace Agreement & its Implementation 211

11 Conclusion: Creating Spaces of Peace: An African Feminist Agenda 231

Bibliography 239

Index 259

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