Tag: Conflict

critical review of two journal articles looking at urban violence and collective conflict

1. Introduction The following is a critical review of two journal articles looking at urban violence and collective conflict. One article is by L Berkowitz (1968), the other is by Reicher (1996) 2. Article 1: Berkowitz Review 2.1 Description of Article The article is about theories about urban violence, particularly the ‘frustration-aggression hypothesis’ (Dollard et …

Post-conflict peacebuilding in Afghanistan

Afghanistan The aim of the following essay will be to evaluate the impact which the ISAF and peace-keeping efforts by the United Nations have had on the peacebuilding process in Afghanistan, following the US military intervention in Operation Enduring Freedom. Following two Anglo-Afghan wars, Afghanistan gained independence in 1919 and joined the League of Nations. …

Kashmir Conflict

South Asia has been plagued with several global-impact conflicts. A particular conflict still in stalemate today is the Kashmir conflict between the Republic of India and Pakistan. Since the British granted independence to India and Pakistan in 1947 there has been much contention as to where the partition should be in the Kashmir and Jammu …