publication . Other literature type . Article . 2018

Processes of conflict de-escalation in Madagascar (1947–1996)

Velomahanina Tahinjanahary Razakamaharavo;
  • Published: 01 Feb 2018
  • Publisher: American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Country: United Kingdom
Episodes of conflict ranging from situations of political tension to high-intensity conflicts have been occurring in Madagascar from the colonial period to the present day. This paper argues that (a) configurations of conditions are building up de-escalation processes in Madagascar, and each element in the configurations in which conflict de-escalation occurs interacts, coconstructs, and influences each other; (b) peace and conflict coexist throughout de-escalation processes, reminding us about the multileveled nature of peace; and (c) conflict transformation is key to explaining conflict de-escalation given that building peace requires a long process, especiall...
free text keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Sociology, Conflict transformation, Politics, Framing (construction), Political economy, Conflict resolution, Qualitative comparative analysis, Narrative, Self, Accommodation, business.industry, business, Social psychology
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