The Marginalised in Genocide Narratives

Author:   Giorgia Dona
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
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9781138839908


Pages:   172
Publication Date:   13 June 2019
Format:   Hardback
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Author:   Giorgia Dona
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Routledge
Weight:   0.408kg
ISBN:  

9781138839908


ISBN 10:   1138839906
Pages:   172
Publication Date:   13 June 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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LIST OF FIGURES ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS Chapter 1 Introduction: narrating genocide and the genocide narrative Introduction Narrating genocides: victims, perpetrators and the marginalised others The formation of the genocide master-narrative The constellation of genocide narratives The Rwandan genocide and Rwanda Studies Situating narratives methodologically Conclusion Chapter 2 The formation of the foundational genocide master-narrative Introduction The formation of the master-narrative of the Genocide against the Tutsi The genocide as the foundational master-narrative The counter master-narrative of war The marginalised voices Conclusion Chapter 3 Reframing culpability, shame and guilt: non-perpetrator members of the perpetrator group Introduction Naming culpability, shame and guilt: non-perpetrator members of the perpetrator group Revisiting moral culpability through ordinary morality The narrative of national unity and reconciliation: everyday relations and values Conclusion Chapter 4 Revisiting the figure of the heroic rescuer: communal rescue, care and resistance Introduction Naming the public figure of the rescuer: individual, exceptional, heroic From exceptional heroes to communities of care The communal rescue narrative: care and resistance The ambivalent legacy of rescuing Revisiting the figure of the heroic saviour Conclusion Chapter 5 Families of mixed ethnic backgrounds: the intimate burden of those caught in-between the politics of ethnic identity Introduction The erasure of the 'mixed' constituent in public narratives Rethinking the proxy categories of rescape, genocidaire and orphelin du genocide Caught in-between: narrating the intimate burden of 'mixed' belonging The narrative legacy of the genocide Articulating and reclaiming the 'mixed' Conclusion Chapter 6 Marginalisation and survival of the other minority group Introduction Naming the outside onlooker: the Twa Questioning the onlooker narrative: the insider and the struggle for survival Post-genocide narratives: from autochthones to historically marginalised Decentering the genocide narrative: national progress, vulnerability and material survival Conclusion Chapter 7 Civilian returnees: intra-ethnic differences and continuities with the past and exile Introduction The Hamitic narrative: histories of mobility and belonging The hegemony of the RPF-led national narrative and the diverse stories of the civilian returnees Revisiting the narrative of the 'new' Rwanda: continuities with the past and exile Conclusion Chapter 8 The revised constellation of genocide narratives and the untold social history of genocides Introduction The marginalised voices in the revised constellation of genocide narratives Narrative engagement: agency and dialogical strategies Rewriting the social history of the genocide that took place in Rwanda Expanding and applying the constellation of genocide narratives Conclusion Glossary References

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Giorgia Dona is Co-director of the Centre for Migration, Refugees and Belonging at the University of East London, UK.

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