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Development Aid and Structural Violence: The case of Rwanda

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  • Peter Uvin

    (Watson Institute of International Studies, Brown University, USA/Institute of Development Research, Boston, USA)

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    Peter Uvin analyses the case of Rwanda as a contribution towards understanding how development aid interacts with the internal processes of exclusion and division that eventually led to the genocide. He asks: What does ‘development’ mean if a country that is seemingly succeeding so well at it can descend so rapidly into such tragedy? He focuses on one of the key issues raised by his book ‘Aiding Violence: The Development Enterprise in Rwanda’: structural violence in relation to both acute violence and development aid. Development (1999) 42, 49–56. doi:10.1057/palgrave.development.1110060

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    Article provided by Palgrave Macmillan & Society for International Deveopment in its journal Development.

    Volume (Year): 42 (1999)
    Issue (Month): 3 (September)
    Pages: 49-56

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    Handle: RePEc:pal:develp:v:42:y:1999:i:3:p:49-56
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