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Conflicts in Myanmar: A systemic approach to conflict analysis and transformation

Durand, Lauren LU (2013) SIMV73 20131
Graduate School
Abstract (Swedish)
Myanmar is the scene of one of the longest on going conflicts in the world. Due to recent efforts at reforms and democratisation, Myanmar has come under the light of the media and the ethnic clashes have attracted more attention than they ever have in the past. This dissertation aims to examine the potential for conflict transformation to provide a solution to this intractable violence. Using a combination of conflict mapping and macro as well as meso level conflict analysis, this study suggests the need for a systemic transformation. By collecting information from second hand sources, this paper provides a hypothetical application of Lederach’s theory to transform the conflict and suggests the need for further study and actions in order... (More)
Myanmar is the scene of one of the longest on going conflicts in the world. Due to recent efforts at reforms and democratisation, Myanmar has come under the light of the media and the ethnic clashes have attracted more attention than they ever have in the past. This dissertation aims to examine the potential for conflict transformation to provide a solution to this intractable violence. Using a combination of conflict mapping and macro as well as meso level conflict analysis, this study suggests the need for a systemic transformation. By collecting information from second hand sources, this paper provides a hypothetical application of Lederach’s theory to transform the conflict and suggests the need for further study and actions in order to create sustainable peace in Myanmar. (Less)
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author
Durand, Lauren LU
supervisor
organization
course
SIMV73 20131
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
Myanmar, conflict transformation, complexity theory, systemic analysis, conflict analysis, conflict mapping, peacebuilding
language
English
id
3809452
date added to LUP
2013-06-14 12:07:39
date last changed
2013-06-14 12:07:39
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  abstract     = {Myanmar is the scene of one of the longest on going conflicts in the world. Due to recent efforts at reforms and democratisation, Myanmar has come under the light of the media and the ethnic clashes have attracted more attention than they ever have in the past. This dissertation aims to examine the potential for conflict transformation to provide a solution to this intractable violence. Using a combination of conflict mapping and macro as well as meso level conflict analysis, this study suggests the need for a systemic transformation. By collecting information from second hand sources, this paper provides a hypothetical application of Lederach’s theory to transform the conflict and suggests the need for further study and actions in order to create sustainable peace in Myanmar.},
  author       = {Durand, Lauren},
  keyword      = {Myanmar,conflict transformation,complexity theory,systemic analysis,conflict analysis,conflict mapping,peacebuilding},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Conflicts in Myanmar: A systemic approach to conflict analysis and transformation},
  year         = {2013},
}