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Title: Cost of conflict, price of peace - assessing conflict transformation through social and economic development; Northern Ireland and the Border Counties as a case study
Author: Buchanan, Sandra
ISNI:       0000 0001 3507 1990
Awarding Body: University of Ulster
Current Institution: Ulster University
Date of Award: 2008
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Conflict transformation, as distinct from conflict resolution or conflict settlement, is a largely misunderstood concept within the broadly defined field of conflict management. Conflict transformation through social and economic development is even less understood, reflected in the theoretical and practitioner discourse; the term is often used interchangeably with the terms conflict resolution and peacebuilding, oftentimes referring to the same approach, mistakenly located within a post-conflict frame of reference. While conflict transformation is primarily concerned with overcoming direct. cultural and structural violence over the long-term, most practical and theoretical efforts have concentrated on the removal of direct violence only over the short-term.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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