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De som fredsprocessen glömde- cementeringen av barnsoldatsproblematiken

Eriksson, Emilia and Roosberg, Henric (2008)
Department of Political Science
Abstract
In this study our aim is to display a series of possible mechanisms which operates

within the regions and societies were child soldiers were frequently and

extensively used in combat tasks. Our study is based on the assumption that

today's peace-building strategies are inadequate to describe certain problems

faced by many post-conflict countries, especially in Africa. We argue that large

formations of child soldiers will, if not properly and immediately addressed, cause

serve and structural problems in society, gravely hampering growth and

institutional capacity. The Issues of Post Traumatic Stress and societal insecurity

brought on by the use of child soldiers poses a serious threat to society as a whole.

In this study we use... (More)
In this study our aim is to display a series of possible mechanisms which operates

within the regions and societies were child soldiers were frequently and

extensively used in combat tasks. Our study is based on the assumption that

today's peace-building strategies are inadequate to describe certain problems

faced by many post-conflict countries, especially in Africa. We argue that large

formations of child soldiers will, if not properly and immediately addressed, cause

serve and structural problems in society, gravely hampering growth and

institutional capacity. The Issues of Post Traumatic Stress and societal insecurity

brought on by the use of child soldiers poses a serious threat to society as a whole.

In this study we use Uganda as an illustrative case to describe the mechanisms at

work. (Less)
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author
Eriksson, Emilia and Roosberg, Henric
supervisor
organization
year
type
L2 - 2nd term paper (old degree order)
subject
keywords
barnsoldater, Uganda, PTSD, osäkerhet, fredsbyggande, Social sciences, Samhällsvetenskaper, Peace and conflict research, polemology, Freds- och konfliktforskning
language
Swedish
id
1316592
date added to LUP
2009-01-09
date last changed
2015-12-14 13:34:37
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  abstract     = {In this study our aim is to display a series of possible mechanisms which operates

within the regions and societies were child soldiers were frequently and

extensively used in combat tasks. Our study is based on the assumption that

today's peace-building strategies are inadequate to describe certain problems

faced by many post-conflict countries, especially in Africa. We argue that large

formations of child soldiers will, if not properly and immediately addressed, cause

serve and structural problems in society, gravely hampering growth and

institutional capacity. The Issues of Post Traumatic Stress and societal insecurity

brought on by the use of child soldiers poses a serious threat to society as a whole.

In this study we use Uganda as an illustrative case to describe the mechanisms at

work.},
  author       = {Eriksson, Emilia and Roosberg, Henric},
  keyword      = {barnsoldater,Uganda,PTSD,osäkerhet,fredsbyggande,Social sciences,Samhällsvetenskaper,Peace and conflict research, polemology,Freds- och konfliktforskning},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {De som fredsprocessen glömde- cementeringen av barnsoldatsproblematiken},
  year         = {2008},
}