Remediation in Rwanda

Kristin Conner Doughty examines how Rwandans navigated the combination of harmony and punishment in grassroots courts purportedly designed to rebuild the social fabric in the wake of the 1994 genocide.

Remediation in Rwanda
Grassroots Legal Forums

Kristin Conner Doughty

2016 | 296 pages | Cloth $65.00
Anthropology
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Table of Contents

Introduction. Harmony Legal Models and the Architecture of Social Repair
Chapter 1. Silencing the Past: Producing History and the Politics of Memory
Chapter 2. Escaping Dichotomies: Grassroots Law in Historical and Global Context
Chapter 3. Gacaca Days and Genocide Citizenship
Chapter 4. Comite y'Abunzi: Politics and Poetics of the Ordinary
Chapter 5. The Legal Aid Clinic: Mediation as Thick Description
Chapter 6. Improvising Authority: Lay Judges as Intermediaries
Conclusion. Legal Architectures of Social Repair

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