By Fiona C. Ross
Fiona Ross's attention-grabbing examine of the method of bearing witness is the 1st publication to ascertain the gendered dimensions of this subject from an anthropological and ethnographic perspective. Taking as a key instance the reality and Reconciliation fee in South Africa, Ross explores women's relationships to testimony, rather the level to which ladies steer clear of speaking approximately or are silent approximately definite types of violence and agony.
Offering a wealth of first-hand examples, Ross methods a extra refined knowing of the achievements and the restrictions of testimony as a degree of soreness and restoration often. Is it, she asks, the panacea it's always visible as? Or do traditional discourses on human rights, pain and reconciliation oversimplify an altogether extra advanced and tricky process?
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Bearing Witness: Women and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa (Anthropology, Culture and Society) by Fiona C. Ross