Aid, Insurgencies and Conflict Transformation: When Greed is by Rob Kevlihan

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By Rob Kevlihan

This publication examines the conditions below which reduction can give a contribution to the administration and transformation of intra-state conflicts.



How and while do insurgents govern? How does the presence of relief and social prone effect how insurgents govern? below what situations can relief give a contribution to the administration and transformation of civil wars? The confirmed literature during this region argues that relief exacerbates civil wars the place assets are scarce as grasping rebels thieve assets for themselves. This booklet, although, argues that less than convinced stipulations such greed may be stable.


Drawing on fundamental learn from 3 very assorted conflicts – Northern eire (1969–1998), southern Sudan (1983–2005) and Tajikistan (1992–1997) – and greater than 10 years’ adventure operating in and getting to know humanitarian crises, this research breaks new floor via its wide-ranging comparability of conflicts. The publication argues that rebel efforts to harvest rewards from reduction and social prone have in flip facilitated organizational adjustments and that those alterations, whereas they could have had conflict-enhancing results within the brief time period, have additionally contributed to clash transformation over the long run.


This publication may be of a lot curiosity to scholars of insurgencies, civil wars, comparative politics, clash administration, humanitarian emergencies, public wellbeing and fitness and IR/Security stories in general.

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