unification of the two Yemeni Republics in in relation to Edward Azar‟s theory of Protracted Social Conflict. The study verifies Azar‟s. 2 See Edward E. Azar, The Management of Protracted Social Conflict. Theory Theory of Protracted Social Conflict and the Challenge of Transforming Conflict. The Management of Protracted Social Conflicts: Theory and Cases. Front Cover. Edward E. Azar. Dartmouth Peace and conflict studies: an introduction.

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Protracted social conflict is a protraccted term in a theory developed by Edward Azar. The researcher used the qualitative research approach, through which he was able to find the different facts, opinions, attitudes, and experiences about Rwanda conflicts from different informants in Rwanda through interviews and focus groups discussions. The effect of this stage is termed resonance, as each side has articulated their core concerns and heard the concerns of the other actors.

Protracted social conflict

Please discuss sociial issue on the article’s talk page. To overcome the dominance of the international economy, the country in question must work to build institutions that can ease global dependency and stimulate domestic economic growth. In the Ceasefire tneory was signed, and the government agreed to disarm all paramilitary groups in the north and east.

The incidents escalated into a war in Julyafter the island-wide pogrom against Tamils. Therefore, to be effective, a conflict resolution framework must specifically emphasize the needs and identities of the conflicting parties.

Therefore, this research work is a potential significant contribution to the building of meaningful and sustainable peace in Rwanda. The communal groups may experience deep-seated cleavages based upon racial, religious, cultural or ethnic lines. When Greek Cypriots wanted to reduce autonomy and representation zocial Turkish Cypriots, the latter opposed it and intercommunal violence broke out.

The Management of Protracted Social Conflicts: Theory and Cases – Edward E. Azar – Google Books

Studying protracted conflict leads one to conclude that peace is development in the broadest sense of the term. Abstract The complexity of the conflict in Rwanda has called for the application of various theories, suggestions and recommendations to the situation by various scholars and researchers in an attempt for conflict resolution.


Conflict resolution can truly occur and last if satisfactory amelioration of underdevelopment occurs as well. edard

This involves the “political—economic relations of economic dependency within the international economic system, and the network of political-military linkages constituting regional and global patterns of clientage and cross-border interest.

Olson, “From Interest to Identities: This results in the domination of certain identity groups over others.

Protracted social conflict – Wikipedia

This precondition also involves the reliance that many people have on their social groups; because governments in areas that experience protracted social conflict are often unable, incapable or unwilling to conflicct basic human necessities to the population, individuals turn to their social groups for stability.

This element, which contributes to the initial creation of protracted social conflict, consists of the fact that people involved in protracted social conflicts create their own identity groups. Since the start of war there were some attempts to reach a ceasefire.

Azat lead section of this article may need to be rewritten. In the northern part declared Turkish Federated State of Cyprus, which declared independence in as the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprusrecognized only by Turkey. Among the Sinhalese, the anti-Tamil chauvinism started to spread and the Tamils were more and more disadvantaged and excluded. The division in changed the demographics of Cyprus dramatically, putting it in a position where federalist model would be the most appropriate.

The fourth and final stage of the ARIA model addresses the “why” and “who” of the conflict, as well as the “how” of cooperation through the tangible “what” of solutions. They run a parallel government in many areas of the north and east of Sri Lanka. The major conflict began with the independence inwhen Greek community wanted a union enosis with Greece, to which the Turkish community opposed.


Conflict process Dispute resolution Sectarian violence. Numerous peace proposals and conflivt have been made, but more or less unsuccessful. It attempts to break down “the barrier of identity through a four-phased process.

The resultant disconnection of society and the state can be linked to the colonial legacy, which, “artificially imposed European ideas of territorial statehood onto a multitude of communal groups.

It generally refers to conflicts described by other researchers as protracted or intractablei.

Weaker states, like those often involved in protracted social conflict, tend to be more influenced by outside connections both economically and politically.

The ARIA model is a comprehensive, yet specific approach to resolving protracted social conflict.

After parties have articulated their animosities, the next stage is termed the reflexive—reframing stage where the “why” and thepry of the issue is examined. Groups that seek to satisfy their identity and security needs through conflict are in effect seeking change in the structure of their society. Therefore, the theory needs to be accorded due recognition.

The term refers to conflict situations characterized by the prolonged and often violent struggle by communal groups for such basic protraccted as security, recognition, acceptance, fair access to political institutions, and economic participation. The dominant group isolates itself from the needs of other groups, leading to an even bigger separation between groups even within an ethnicity. Conflict resolution approaches that focus on resources, or the interests of parties, may be appropriate means of conflict resolution in conflicts where the only issues are those of resource and interests; however, in protracted social conflicts the main issue is identity-based.

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