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 Causes of the Rwandan Genocide

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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Chapter 5 analyzes different theories about and approaches to the genocide — amongst others the role of the Rwandan traditional state, the importance of racist ideology, socioeconomic factors, the war context, the role of democratization, and the impact of Burundi.

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Neuberger, Benyamin. The Causes of the Rwandan Genocide. Rwanda 1994 - Genocide in the 'Land of a Thousand Hills'. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 134-154 Oct 2017. ISBN 9781781795804. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=32283. Date accessed: 03 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.32283. Oct 2017

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