By Holly Collison
Processes of improvement pertaining to reconciliation,
rehabilitation and peace-building became a valuable subject for global
organizations tasked with intervening in damaged and divided societies after
violent conflicts. What can reunite populations divided via conflict and violence
whilst trying to construct a relaxed civil society? This ebook considers the
impact and price of game, significantly soccer, in the direction of attaining this aim.
Using wide fieldwork
from Liberia, Collison highlights the a number of and various stakeholders and
actors aligning themselves with ‘Sport for improvement and Peace’
interventions. through unpacking and conceptualising the ambiguous terminology,
complex social results and the lived event of SDP, this booklet draw upon
participant voices and the author’s personal lived event inside of SDP to gain
symbolic understandings of tradition, id and the formal and casual social
structures during which contributors and interventions
Collison identifies that SDP has develop into stylish within
development agendas however it is still an aspirational photo, a suggestion of
seduction, instead of a validated approach to reintegration and adolescence development
in post-conflict environments. Youth and activity for improvement questions
the assumptions of SDP rhetoric and courses, and lines the consequences of
football - the favoured automobile of SDP- on early life in post-conflict Liberia.
Examining 3 center subject matters: post-conflict improvement, early life and community,
this booklet centralises the narratives of younger soccer avid gamers in Liberia and
will attract students throughout Anthropology, Sociology, activities Studies,
Politics and Development.
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