The Rwandan Genocide through the Lens of International Relations Paradigms

$19.95

Add to cart
Essay #: 058921
Total text length is 11,803 characters (approximately 8.1 pages).

Excerpts from the Paper

The beginning:
The Rwandan Genocide through the Lens of International Relations Paradigms
The following paper will look at the International Relations paradigms that might offer some explanation as to why the international community failed to stop the massacre which unfolded in Rwanda. The essay will ponder the consequences of such actions (or non-actions) and will pay specific attention to Canada’s role during and after the genocide. The three IR paradigms which will be given the chief attention of the paper are Liberalism, Realism and Social Constructivism. All in all, of the three paradigms, the one that makes the most sense is the realism paradigm.
Liberalism holds that people are naturally good and that states can cooperate through international...
The end:
.....Interventions%20and%20Ethnic%20Conflicts%20Lsn%2024.ppt (accessed March 29, 2010)
Masden, Wayne. “UN and Canada complicit in cover up,” Center for Research on Globalization http://www.globalresearch.ca/articles/MAS109A.html (accessed March 30, 2010).
McKinley, James C. “General tells Rwanda Court massacre was preventable.” New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/1998/02/28/world/general-tells-rwanda-court-massacre-was-preventable.html?pagewanted=1 (accessed March 29, 2010).
Srinivasan, Krishnan. “International conflict and cooperation in the 21st century.” Round Table vol.98, no.400(2009): 37-47.
US Department of State. “Talking points for UNAMIR withdrawal.” http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB53/rw041594.pdf (accessed March 29, 2010).