Rwanda 1994 - Genocide in the 'Land of a Thousand Hills' - Benyamin Neuberger

Rwanda 1994 - Genocide in the 'Land of a Thousand Hills' - Benyamin Neuberger

The Rwandan Genocide in Comparative Perspective

Rwanda 1994 - Genocide in the 'Land of a Thousand Hills' - Benyamin Neuberger

Benyamin Neuberger [+-]
The Open University of Israel
Professor Benyamin Neuberger is professor of political science and African studies at the Open University of Israel. He holds a BA degree in political science and economics and an MA degree in African studies from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and a PhD degree in political science from Columbia University (New York). He was visiting professor at Oxford University, the University of Pennsylvania, Brandeis University, the University of Cape Town, and the University of Swaziland. He has taught and written extensively about African history and politics, as well as about nationalism and ethnicity.

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This short chapter adds a comparative perspective with other well-documented genocides, mainly the Jewish Holocaust and the Armenian genocide in World War I. The comparison relates to different variables, such as the organization of the genocide, the role of ideology, the participation of the population and role of the media in the genocide.

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Neuberger, Benyamin. The Rwandan Genocide in Comparative Perspective. Rwanda 1994 - Genocide in the 'Land of a Thousand Hills'. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 129-133 Oct 2017. ISBN 9781781795804. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=32282. Date accessed: 19 Jan 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.32282. Oct 2017

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