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dc.contributor.advisorPearce, Jenny V.
dc.contributor.advisorLittlejohn, Gary
dc.contributor.authorKamara , Abdul Rahman*
dc.date.accessioned2010-10-27T15:52:57Z
dc.date.available2010-10-27T15:52:57Z
dc.date.issued2010-10-27T15:52:57Z
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10454/4459
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this study is to understand the causes of the Sierra Leonean conflict and to analyse the reconstruction programmes that followed it. Post-war reconstruction programmes must not be limited to the re-joining of families or reintegration of communities. It must also go a long way in providing an improved situation for all those affected by the war. Notably, where post-war reconstruction programmes fail to focus on the original causes of the conflict, it may result in reinforcement of the original social structures and prejudices and in continued marginalisation of certain groups. Using post-conflict Sierra Leone as a case study, the study attempts to examine the notion that ¿post-war reconstruction programmes tend to reinforce earlier social structures and prejudices rather than create opportunities for the previously marginalised¿. The work focuses on the role of the Department for International Development (DfID)-funded Community Reintegration Programme (CRP). Considering the Sierra Leone post-war scenarios, the causes and political resolution of the conflict and the situation in 2001 when the conflict officially came to an end, the thesis reviews the philosophy, planning, policies, practices and activities of donor agencies in general and CRP in particular before assessing impact on the process of rebuilding communities in Sierra Leone.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.rights© 2010 Kamara, A. R. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share-Alike License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/uk).en
dc.subjectFailed statesen
dc.subject; Governanceen
dc.subject; Reconstructionen
dc.subject; Sierra Leoneen
dc.subject; Weak statesen
dc.subject; Corruptionen
dc.subject; Conflicten
dc.titleFrom model conflict resolution to post-war reconstruction in failed states: The case of Sierra Leoneen
dc.type.qualificationleveldoctoralen
dc.publisher.institutionUniversity of Bradfordeng
dc.publisher.departmentPeace Studiesen
dc.typeThesiseng
dc.type.qualificationnameMPhilen
dc.date.awarded2010
refterms.dateFOA2018-07-19T04:13:06Z


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