By Fiona C. Ross
Fiona Ross's interesting learn of the method of bearing witness is the 1st publication to check the gendered dimensions of this subject from an anthropological and ethnographic point of view. 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 girls stay away from conversing approximately or are silent approximately convinced sorts of violence and discomfort.
Offering a wealth of first-hand examples, Ross methods a extra sophisticated realizing of the achievements and the restrictions of testimony as a degree of pain and restoration quite often. Is it, she asks, the panacea it's always noticeable as? Or do traditional discourses on human rights, anguish and reconciliation oversimplify an altogether extra advanced and problematical 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