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Who must die in Rwanda's genocide? : the state of exception realized / Kyrsten Sinema.

Author:
Sinema, Kyrsten [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Lanham : Lexington Books, [2015]
  • ©2015
Description:
xvi, 159 pages ; 24 cm
Summary note:
  • "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.
  • "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.
Notes:
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.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-153) and index.
Contents:
Prelude to genocide -- Rwandan government and propaganda -- Pre-colonial Rwanda meets Belgian rule -- From Kayibanda to Habyiramana -- Genocide -- Conclusion.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
History.
ISBN:
  • 9781498518642 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 1498518648 (cloth : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2015021007
OCLC:
910475723
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