After Rape: Violence, Justice, and Social Harmony in Uganda by Holly Porter

By Holly Porter

Following the ICC intervention in 2005, northern Uganda has been on the middle of foreign justice debates. The emergent controversy, in spite of the fact that, overlooked an important features of Acholi realities: that the first ethical critical within the wake of wrongdoing was once no longer punishment yet, as an alternative, the recovery of social concord. Drawing upon plentiful fieldwork and in-depth interviews with nearly two hundred girls, Holly Porter examines concerns surrounding wrongdoing and justice, and sexual violence and rape, one of the Acholi humans in northern Uganda. This problematic exploration deals proof of a extra advanced and nuanced clarification of rape and its aftermath, suggesting a re-imagining of the meanings of post-atrocity justice, while acknowledging the position of intercourse, energy and politics in all sexual studies among coercion and consent. With its huge research of social existence in northern Uganda, this provocative examine bargains important research for these attracted to sexual and gender violence, post-conflict reconstruction and human rights.

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