By Deepa Narayan, Patti Petesch

ISBN-10: 0821378392

ISBN-13: 9780821378397

“There isn't any peace with starvation. basically provides and offers and no achievement. If there's no task, there's no peace. If there's not anything to cook dinner within the pot, there isn't any peace.” - Oscar, a 57-year-old guy, El Gorrión, Colombia “They are looking to build their homes close to the line, they usually can't do this in the event that they wouldn't have peace with their enemies. So peace and the line have constructed a symbiotic relation. One can't dwell with no the opposite. . . .” - A group chief from a conflict-affected neighborhood at the island of Mindanao, Philippines so much clash reports specialise in the nationwide point, yet this quantity specializes in the neighborhood point. It explores how groups adventure and get over violent clash, and the magnificent possibilities that may emerge for bad humans to maneuver out of poverty in those harsh contexts. 'Rising from the Ashes of Conflict' unearths how negative people’s mobility is formed through neighborhood democracy, people’s institutions, relief techniques, and the neighborhood financial surroundings in over a hundred groups in seven conflict-affected international locations, together with Afghanistan. The findings recommend the necessity to reconsider postconflict improvement tips. this is often the fourth quantity in a chain derived from the relocating Out of Poverty examine, which explores mobility from the views of bad humans in additional than 500 groups throughout 15 international locations.

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9. Sometimes other issues triggered everyday violence in the communities, ranging from accusations of witchcraft in Indonesia to family honor in Afghanistan and the Philippines. In East Java there were two vigilante-type murders after charges of witchcraft created widespread fear in the village. We labeled this community peaceful, however, because it was an isolated incident of violence in an otherwise (politically) peaceful community and region. 10. This finding is consistent with important work by Kalyvas (2006) demonstrating that the violent contest for territorial control by armed actors can often unleash or exacerbate diverse forms of “private” violence among local individuals and groups.

Like all studies and all datasets, ours are not problem free. Qualitative data, like quantitative data, are subject to well-known errors of recall, desire to please, and desire to mislead. We discuss these issues in greater detail in volume 2 and will not revisit them here except to note that the stress and uncertainty of collecting data in conflict contexts undoubtedly compound these measurement challenges. We privilege people’s subjective experiences, both collective and individual. Our research results are based on 850 group discussions, 2,800 individual interviews, and 1,000 life stories.

Hence, some communities had to be dropped and were replaced by other communities that fit the sampling framework. ” 14 Narayan, Nikitin, and Petesch Second, our sample is numerically dominated by communities in Assam, and we take this into account in different ways. Extensive analysis on Assam as a case study has already been reported in volume 3 in the series, and hence we are familiar with the pattern of results for this context. In addition, for this chapter we conducted extensive analysis by country and also by Assam and non-Assam categorization of conflict and nonconflict communities.

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