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Boyden - Chapter 08

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Buy and Download Description This chapter grows out of a need to make sense of truth and reconciliation in the aftermath of civil wars. These are armed struggles which make brother indistinguishable from stranger, family from a state of conflict. Such wars, marked by extermination and exodus which do not end with political treaties, both reveal and define the disquieting space in which we continue to live. I am particularly concerned with the ways in which acts of routine violence, practised on and by children between declared periods of war and peace, are treated within society. The following analysis examines the shifting narratives of children in the wake of armed conflict. By asking how children reconcile remembrance with forgetting, one also uncovers what is impossible to keep in conscious awareness. This chapter grows out of a need to make sense of truth and reconciliation in the aftermath of civil wars. These are armed struggles which make brother indistinguishable from stranger, family from a state of conflict. Such wars, marked by extermin
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