Social Cohesion After Armed Conflict: A Literature Review

Author
Charlotte Fiedler, Christopher Rohles
Content Type
Working Paper
Institution
German Development Institute (DIE)
Abstract
This paper brings together 39 academic studies on how armed conflict affects social cohesion. Reviewing the literature shows that conflict mostly harms social cohesion. However, this review also points toward several important caveats as well as blind-spots of the current literature.
Topic
Academia, Literature Review, Social Cohesion, Armed Conflict
Political Geography
Global Focus