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International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

Colette Daiute, Zeynep Beykont, Craig Higson-Smith, and Larry Nucci


International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development brings together essays discussing the social, political, and economic contexts of youth conflict across fourteen countries on seven continents. Contributors from around the world draw on research and interventions in order to describe young people's participation in armed conflict, fighting and social exclusion, from the time they enter the public sphere to adulthood, as defined in their local environments. Case studies include children involved in armed conflict in Mozambique, Angola, the Philippines, and Nigeria; young ... More

Keywords: youth conflict, armed conflict, young people, fighting, social exclusion, public sphere, adulthood, local environment, children, post-war tensions

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780195178425
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178425.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Colette Daiute, editor
CUNY Graduate Center

Zeynep Beykont, editor
Bogazici Universitesi

Craig Higson-Smith, editor
Human Sciences Research Council

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General Introduction

Colette Daiute

Chapter 3. Growing Up During the Balkan Wars of the 1990s

Sarah Warshauer Freedman, and Dino Abazovic

Chapter 13. Child Soldiers

Alcinda Honwana

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