By Laura Eramian
Twenty years after the 1994 genocide, Rwandans are nonetheless afflicted by way of what made the violence attainable and the way they could comprehend it won't recur. This examine uncovers how Rwandan visions of peace and glossy nationhood hindrance not just political reform or financial improvement, but additionally alterations of the self. The aspiration to turn into "peaceful selves" unearths expression in cultural principles and daily practices, in nation and well known rhetoric. even if, the query of what sort of individual one needs to be is fraught with contradictions and increases tough questions on the character of post-genocide belonging and the ethical order.
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