This quantity provides an cutting edge new analytical framework for knowing the dynamics of violent clash and its effect on humans and groups dwelling in contexts of violence. Bringing jointly the findings of MICROCON, an influential 5 12 months learn programme funded via the eu fee, this ebook presents readers with the most up-tp-date and entire facts to be had on violent clash from a micro-level viewpoint. MICROCON used to be the largest
programme on clash research in Europe from 2007-2011, and its coverage outreach has helped to persuade european improvement coverage, and supported coverage ability in lots of conflict-affected countries.
Whilst conventional reports into clash were via a world /regional lens with the kingdom because the basic unit of study, the micro-level standpoint provided through this quantity locations the contributors, families, teams and groups suffering from clash on the centre of research. learning how humans behave in teams and groups; and the way they have interaction with the formal and casual associations that deal with neighborhood tensions, is important to figuring out the clash cycle. These
micro-foundations accordingly offer a closer research of the explanations and outcomes of violent clash. by way of not easy the methods we predict approximately clash, this booklet bridges the space in proof, making an allowance for extra particular and exact coverage interventions for clash solution and development
processes to assist decrease poverty within the lives of these suffering from conflict.
This quantity is split into 4 components. half I introduces the conceptual framework of MICROCON. half II makes a speciality of person and staff motivations in clash strategies. half III highlights the micro-level effects of violent clash. the ultimate part of this quantity makes a speciality of coverage implications and destiny study agenda.