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'Everyone’s a victim' — The problem of ubuntu
The South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) was underpinned by the philosophy of ubuntu. The principles inculcated within this philosophy both shaped and guided the way in which the TRC ...
'Us' and 'the others' — Stereotypes
Although they have a bad image, there is nothing inherently wrong about stereotypes. Without them, we would struggle to find our way in the world. If we did not have a stereotypical view of, say, a bottle ...
Interactive parameters of conflict situations
We don't just use language to talk about the world; we use it to shape the world, to form and change relationships and to get things done. In fact, almost everything we do has language in it somewhere. ...
Language, conflict and incarceration in Northern Ireland and Wales
Although the Northern Irish conflict is one of the most heavily researched, it remains fertile ground for conflict studies. This is partly due to the emergence of the Irish language as a matter of contention ...
Pre- and post-conflict perspectives of identity and culture in Uganda
This article is an extract of a comparative study on
, Culture and Conflict in Refugee (Oruchinga Valley) and Returnee Communities (Gulu) in Uganda. The study is mainly qualitative in design, ...
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