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Grading Complicity in Rwandan Refugee Camps

Goodin, Robert; Lepora, Chiara

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Complicity with wrongdoing comes in many forms and many degrees. We distinguish subcategories cooperation, collaboration and collusion from connivance and condoning, identifying their defining features and assessing their characteristic moral valences. We illustrate the use of these distinctions by reference to events in refugee camps in and around Rwanda after the 1994 genocide, and the extent to which international organizations and nongovernment organizations were wrongfully complicit with...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorGoodin, Robert
dc.contributor.authorLepora, Chiara
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-10T21:57:36Z
dc.identifier.issn0264-3758
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/39850
dc.description.abstractComplicity with wrongdoing comes in many forms and many degrees. We distinguish subcategories cooperation, collaboration and collusion from connivance and condoning, identifying their defining features and assessing their characteristic moral valences. We illustrate the use of these distinctions by reference to events in refugee camps in and around Rwanda after the 1994 genocide, and the extent to which international organizations and nongovernment organizations were wrongfully complicit with the misuse of refugees as human shields by the perpetrators of the genocide who were allowed to run those camps.
dc.publisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
dc.sourceJournal of Applied Philosophy
dc.titleGrading Complicity in Rwandan Refugee Camps
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume28
dc.date.issued2011
local.identifier.absfor220305 - Ethical Theory
local.identifier.absfor220311 - Philosophical Psychology (incl. Moral Psychology and Philosophy of Action)
local.identifier.ariespublicationu4953459xPUB184
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationGoodin, Robert, College of Arts and Social Sciences, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationLepora, Chiara, University of Denver
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.issue3
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage259
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage276
local.identifier.doi10.1111/j.1468-5930.2011.00536.x
local.identifier.absseo970122 - Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
dc.date.updated2015-12-09T07:46:59Z
local.identifier.thomsonID000309875500003
CollectionsANU Research Publications

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