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Youth, Education and Peacebuilding

Smith Ellison, Christine and Smith, Alan (2012) Youth, Education and Peacebuilding. IIEP. IIEP. 23 pp. [Research report (external)]

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Abstract

The paper begins by highlighting different definitions of ‘youth’, before identifying four reasons why it is important to prioritize youth analysis in any conflict setting. The third section introduces a number of concepts and definitions related to conflict and peacebuilding, including the important distinction between conflict sensitivity and peacebuilding. The fourth section identifies a number of theories that have examined linkages between youth, education, and conflict. The final section suggests three critical questions for policymakers in an attempt to stimulate discussion and debate about the extent to which youth programming can promote peacebuilding through social, economic, and political change.

Item Type:Research report (external)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Education
Faculty of Social Sciences
Research Institutes and Groups:Institute for Research in Social Sciences > Education
Institute for Research in Social Sciences
ID Code:28156
Deposited By: Mrs Christine Ellison
Deposited On:28 Nov 2013 18:13
Last Modified:28 Nov 2013 18:13

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