Ase Study Project on Rwandan Genocide (1994)
Case Study Project
write a 1,500 word essay on the case study below.
Rwandan Genocide (1994)
Expected to provide a brief overview of the crises, an analysis of the international response, an evaluation this response and an explanation as to why this case study is important to understanding humanitarian intervention. In case study own opinion is important.
In marking case studies, lecturers will consider:
the detail provided;
capacity to relate the particular case study to the broader issue of humanitarian intervention;
capacity to analyse the international response, its effectiveness and relate this to broader contextual trends in international relations related to humanitarian intervention;
the range of sources used and evidence of independent research.
Books for reference
Aidan Hehir (2013) Humanitarian Intervention: An Introduction (Hampshire: Palgrave MacMillan), Chapters X & XI
M. Barnett (2002) Eyewitness to Genocide: the United Nations and Rwanda (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press)
R. Dallaire (2004) Shake Hands with the Devil: The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda (London: Arrow Books)
A. des Forges for Human Rights Watch (1999) Leave None to Tell the Story: Genocide in Rwanda (London: Human Rights Watch) index.htm#TopOfPage
P. Gourevitch (1998) We Wish to Inform you that Tomorrow we will be Killed with our Families (London: Picador)
A. Kuperman (2001) The Limits of Humanitarian Intervention: Genocide in Rwanda (Washington DC: Brookings Institution Press)
N. Wheeler (2002) Saving Strangers (Oxford: Oxford University Press)
Ghosts of Rawanda