New PDF release: After Rape: Violence, Justice, and Social Harmony in Uganda

By Holly Porter

ISBN-10: 110718004X

ISBN-13: 9781107180048

Following the ICC intervention in 2005, northern Uganda has been on the middle of foreign justice debates. The emergent controversy, although, ignored the most important facets of Acholi realities: that the first ethical relevant within the wake of wrongdoing used to be no longer punishment yet, as an alternative, the recovery of social concord. Drawing upon considerable fieldwork and in-depth interviews with virtually two hundred girls, Holly Porter examines matters surrounding wrongdoing and justice, and sexual violence and rape, one of the Acholi humans in northern Uganda. This tricky exploration bargains proof of a extra advanced and nuanced rationalization of rape and its aftermath, suggesting a re-imagining of the meanings of post-atrocity justice, while acknowledging the function of intercourse, energy and politics in all sexual reports among coercion and consent. With its large research of social existence in northern Uganda, this provocative research bargains important research for these attracted to sexual and gender violence, post-conflict reconstruction and human rights.

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