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Understanding Peace & Violence from the Perspective of Street-Living Adolescents in Cusco, Peru


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Title: Understanding Peace & Violence from the Perspective of Street-Living Adolescents in Cusco, Peru
Authors: Schweder, Anja
Issue Date: 20-Jun-2012
Degree: Student essay
Series/Report no.: Global Studies
2011:2
Keywords: adolescents, conceptualization of peace, violence, street children, social knowledge, sociocultural environment, Cusco, Peru, peacebuilding
Abstract: Young people often tend to be depicted either as a risk factor or passive victim. Few youth have the possibilities to actively take part in decision-making processes affecting their lives. However, researchers increasingly criticize this oversimplified view of young people and stress the significance of involving them in social transformation processes. A first step to do so is to consider young people’s interpretation and assessment of the world. Thus, the present research project aims at ... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/29425
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