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'Even if I am not here, there are so many eyes': surveillance and state reach in Rwanda

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Based on seven months of fieldwork research, the present article explores the nature and 'reach' of the state in post-genocide Rwanda, and its effects on decentralisation, participation and assertion of voice at the local level. Rwanda as a case of a 'strong' African state is explored through a number of lenses: the vertical structure (administrative and information apparatuses of the state); the lateral structure (multiple responsibilities, imihigo, indirect control); the spectrum of state-l...

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10.1017/S0022278X11000292

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Area Studies
Journal:
JOURNAL OF MODERN AFRICAN STUDIES
Volume:
49
Issue:
3
Pages:
475-497
Publication date:
2011-09-05
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EISSN:
1469-7777
ISSN:
0022-278X
URN:
uuid:143465e3-398e-47a3-be36-4f37db29fe71
Source identifiers:
404694
Local pid:
pubs:404694
Language:
English

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