2 edition of Ethnic violence, development, and human rights found in the catalog.
Ethnic violence, development, and human rights
|Statement||the second consultation was organized by United Nations University (UNU)/Colegio de Mexico, International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO), Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM).|
|Series||SIM special ;, no. 5|
|Contributions||United Nations University., Studie- en Informatiecentrum Mensenrechten (Netherlands), Consultation on Ethnic Violence, Development, and Human Rights (2nd : 1985 : Utrecht, Netherlands)|
|LC Classifications||JC328.6 .E88 1985|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||148 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||148|
|LC Control Number||86157987|
Timothy Paul Longman (born Febru ) is a professor of political science and international relations at Boston University. A protege of Alison Des Forges, he is recognized as one of the top authorities on the Rwandan genocide and its legacies. Professor & Department Chair Stephen Leacock Building, Room Sherbrooke Street West Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2T7 Tel.: Fax: E-Mail: @ Office Hours: Wednesday - Research Areas Biography Publications Courses Taught Research Areas Political Sociology, Comparative-Historical Sociology, Ethnic Violence, Development.
The U.N. Human Rights Office reports scores of civilians are being killed, wounded and abducted in worsening Inter-ethnic violence between the Hema and Lendu in eastern Democratic Republic of. “Ethnic cleansing” is the attempt to get rid of—through deportation, displacement or even mass killing—members of an unwanted ethnic group in .
The Gender, Racial, and Ethnic Justice International program is pushing for an end to violence against women and girls. First, and most importantly, we want to ensure that women and girls themselves are setting the agenda and leading in developing their own culturally appropriate and, therefore, durable solutions. Accordingly, we fund feminist. The Geography of Ethnic Violence is the first among numerous distinguished books on ethnic violence to clarify the vital role of territory in explaining such conflict. Monica Toft introduces and tests a theory of ethnic violence, one that provides a compelling general explanation of not only most ethnic violence, civil wars, and terrorism but many interstate wars as well.
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From the Introduction by Hans Thoolen, Director of the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM), Utrecht, 17 June "It is hard to deny that ethnic conflict has been and continues to be one of the major causes underlying war, civil strife, repression, human rights violations and consequent setbacks in economic development.
(Jakarta) – Political changes in post-Suharto Indonesia have triggered ethnic and religious violence across the Ethnic violence, says a book by Andreas Harsono, a veteran Indonesia researcher for Human. In Killing Others, Matthew Lange explores why humans ruthlessly attack and kill people from other ethnic g on an array of cases from around the world and insight from a variety of disciplines, Lange provides a simple yet powerful explanation that pinpoints the influential role of modernity in the growing global prevalence of ethnic violence over the past Author: Matthew Lange.
This is an essential book for anyone interested in the Bosnian war, but also important for anyone studying the dynamics of ethnic conflict, nation formation and the idea of nation as discourse.” (Sarah Correia, LSE Review of Books,December, ). Human Rights and Gender Violence: Translating International Law into Local Justice.
Human rights law and the legal protection of women from violence are still fairly new concepts. As a result, substantial discrepancies exist between what is decided in the halls of the United Nations and what women experience on a daily basis in their communities.5/5(1).
‘In this important book, Wilkinson provides strong arguments against some prevailing theories concerning the causes of interethnic violence in competitive political regimes, including those that associate it with state strength or weakness, the presence or absence of consociational arrangements and practices, or ‘civic engagement’ through Ethnic violence associations’.Author: Steven I.
Wilkinson. the impact of ethnic conflict on economic development: the case of post-election violence in kenya, by: joseph kuria nyiri r50// a research project submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of the degree of masters of arts in international studies to the institute of diplomacy.
For conflict transformation, which will be the main focus of this paper, the perspective of human rights forces a greater emphasis on structural conditions, especially the role of the state, systems of governance and issues of power in generating, escalating and transforming violent Size: 1MB.
Spikes in ethnic violence 11 3. Research overview 15 4. Causes and drivers of ethnic extremism in Ethiopia 17 The flaws of ethnic federalism 17 Exploiting opportunities 18 A fracturing ruling party 22 Unemployment, propaganda, and social inequality 27 Porous borders 29 5.
Charting the way forward 32 The government: institutionalising reform 32File Size: KB. Human Rights are universal, and civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights belong to all human beings, including members of ethnic minority groups.
Members of ethnic minorities are entitled to the realization of all human rights and fundamental freedoms on equal terms with others in society, without discrimination of any kind.
State Violence and Human Rights addresses how legal practices – rooted in global human rights discourse or local demands – take hold in societies where issues of state violence remain to be ts to make societies accountable to human rights norms regularly draw on international legal conventions governing state : Hardcover.
Global development More his administration has brought peace and prosperity to a nation only recently riven by ethnic violence and mass-murder.
emerging from the human rights clauses in. of the human development analytical frame-work and assessment perspectives must be brought to the fore to address issues that prevent universal human development.
For example, human rights and human security, voice and autonomy, collective capabilities and the interdependence of choices are key for the human development of those currently left Size: 2MB.
South Asia is the fourth largest refugee producing region in the world. There is a close link between state formation and forced migration in this region. Ethnic violence, development work, natural calamities and climatic changes also make people, especially the indigenous ones, flee and settle in extremely unbearable new and foreign conditions.
Conflict and Violence in Africa: Causes, Sources and Types. AFRICA, 28 Feb Adeleye Oyeniyi – TRANSCEND Media Service are under attack by increasingly militant opposition groups encouraged by both external and internal pro-democracy and human rights and demands for democracy, communal or ethnic violence related to economic.
The destabilization of provinces, states, and, in some cases, even whole regions is a common consequence of ethnic violence. Ethnic conflicts are often accompanied by gross human rights violations, such as genocide and crimes against humanity, and by economic decline, state failure, environmental problems, and refugee flows.
Violent ethnic conflict leads to tremendous human suffering. Unless the government addresses the root causes of ethnic tensions and ends its systemic human rights violations, the chances of more violence will remain high. Advertisement Continue reading the. The dangerous circumstances faced by children in war zones point to an urgent need to develop strategies to prevent or ameliorate the negative psychologic and social effects of exposure to political and ethnic violence.
The development of psychosocial programs for war-affected children is still in its infancy, however; only a handful of these Cited by: Ethnicity and political violence in Africa: The challenge to the Burundi state Government failure to prosecute the security services for acts of violence and human rights violations nurtured a culture of impunity, allowing both Hutu and Tutsi to commit crimes, predominantly against the civilian population and not necessarily ethnic related Cited by: This paper contains the principal findings of a larger study by Ralph Premdas on ethnic conflict and development in Fiji.
It traces the historical origins of ethnic problems on the island, the key forces which have contributed to their intensification in recent years, the various attempts made to preserve balance and accommodation and the economic, political, social and psychological.
Nationalism is now the dominant narrative in Russian politics, and one with genuine popularity in society. Russian Nationalism and Ethnic Violence is a theoretical and empirical study which seeks to break the concept of "ethnic violence" into distinguishable types, examining the key question of why violence within the same conflict takes different forms at Cited by: 4.TOPICAL RESEARCH DIGEST: HUMAN RIGHTS IN RUSSIA AND THE FORMER SOVIET REPUBLICS 24 King, Charles.
“The Micro-politics of Social Violence.” World Politics Annotation: The author examines the field of ethnic File Size: KB.- the development of ethnic minority staff networks; and innovation in education and training. On the basis of this survey of the literature, the paper concludes with a series of recommenda-tions for the development of competent, accountable, equitable and responsive policing systems for the maintenance of community safety and the protection of.