Research Papers/Topics in Peace And Conflict Studies

The Role Of Religion On The St Ability And Development Of Uganda: A Case Study Of Lutheran World Federation

The resilience of religion in developing countries is now plain to see. In Afiica and Uganda in pa1ticular, religion shows no sign of disappearing or diminishing in public importance, as development theorists have generally supposed.The objective of the study was to investigate the role of religion in the stability and development of Uganda. The main research instrument was a questionnaire with the employees of Lutheran World Federation (LWF). The results from the question...

The Causes Of Northern Uganda - South Sudan Border Conflict; Case Study Of Moyo - Kajokeji Border

ABSTRACT Conflict today is rampant and in all the streams of human resistances. Thus if no resolved, then human species is endangered every were as most of this conflicts are resource based especially land as one of the resources with its components like minerals, vegetation and the fertility of it that almost attracts everybody to struggle for the ownership. The need to own these resources is causing people, governments to extent borders either rightly or wrongly in to the other area ...

Causes Of Dissent And Disruptions Among Students A Case Study Of Selected Institutions Of Ifigher Learning In Nairobi-Kenya

ABSTRACTDissent and disruption among students has been a challenge in Kenya dating from up to onecentury ago. Past studies have highlighted key factors that have at one point or the othercontributed to dissent among students.This is a case study of institutions of higher learning in Nairobi — Kenya which has tried tounearth and gather facts behind dissent and its manifestation.The objectives of which have been to find out how the personal characteristics of the students,and if social e...

The Level Of Community Participation And The Plight Of Persons With Disability In Bungatira Sub - County In Gulu District

ABSTRACTThis research assessed the level of community participation in addressing the needs of thePersons with Disability in Bungarita Sub-County in Gulu District. Community Participation wasassumed to take place in activities that included needs assessment, mobilization, planningespecially during goal setting, trainings, project implementation, monitoring and evaluation ofcommunity development projects.The objectives of the research were; to assess the level of community patiicipation i...

Relationship Between Family Risk And Resiliency Factors And Recidivism Of Petty Offenders In Kiambu Prison, Kenya

Recidivism is a multifaceted problem whose cause(s) may originate from the individual or the family or the correctional facilities or the community itself. This study sought to establish the relationship between family risk and resiliency factors on recidivism of petty offenders in Kiambu prison, Kenya. The study used a correctional research design as it sought to establish the relationships that exist between the independent and dependent variables. The target population was both convi...

The Role Of The Media In Conflict Situations In Kenya: A Case Of The Tana Delta Conflict.

This study sought to establish the role of media in conflict situations with a special focus on the Tana delta conflict that occurred in the months of August and September 2012. The objectives were to explain the causes of the Tana Delta Conflict, to investigate the role of the Kenyan media during the Tana Delta Conflict and to assess the impact of the media reports on the Tana delta conflict. Media is a critical player in times of conflict (Berger 2011). The information being conveyed,...

Protracted Conflict In Mt. Elgon Region (1963 - 2008): Towards A Multi-causal Analysis

This study set out to examine the protracted nature of the Mt. Elgon conflict and the motivations driving it. The thesis of the study was that a multi-causal analysis of protracted conflicts provides a basis for a more comprehensive approach toconflict management and conflict transformation. The main objective of the study was to find out what has fueled and sustained the conflict in Mt. Elgon region. This is because the Mt. Elgon conflict has proven difficult to bring to ...

Amisom Troops` Influence On Peace Keeping Operations In Dhobley District, Cental Region, Somalia

ABSTRACT Capacity gaps’ influencing the outcome of peacekeeping operations has been an issue in all the conflicts. Although gaps influencing the outcome of peacekeeping operations involving inter-state conflicts and intra-state conflicts where resources are the common denominator have been examined, capacity gaps influencing peacekeeping in intra-state conflicts where jihadist terror ideology is a major factor in the conflict remains shadowed in an enigmatic environment. More importan...

Implications Of Regional Politics On Youth Employment In The Police Service: A Case Of Laikipia County, Kenya

ABSTRACT The problem of employment among the youth is a challenge that affects their livelihoods. After one has attained the age of majority (over 18 years) and has basic education, what one carries is a hope of getting gainful employment. Employment gives young people hope, stability, identity, a sense of belonging and an opportunity to settle down in life. The reason for this study was to investigate the ramifications of regional politics on youth employment in the police service: An ...

The Level Of Community Participation And The Plight Of Persons With Disability Inbungatira Sub-County In Gulu District

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The Challenges Related To Police Reforms In Kenya: A Survey Of Nairobi County, Kenya

ABSTRACT This study focused on the challenges of police reforms in Nairobi County. Available literature indicated that police reform in Kenya had become a prominent policy issue that was being implemented. As a result, concerns on the attendant challenges of police reforms came forth during the implementation process. To address these concerns, the study therefore aimed at examining the challenges that were affecting implementation of reforms within Nairobi County. The specific obj...

The Role Of Community In Conflict Resolution And Reconciliation. A Case Study Of Molo District, Nakuru County

ABSTRACTThe study on conflict resolution and reconciliation in Molo District, Nakuru County was guidedby main four objectives; first to identify existing gaps in conflict resolution and reconciliation,secondly, strategies communities can employ in reconciling various communities in MoloDistrict, thirdly to establish community leaders ability to predict early warning signs of conflictand fourthly, role of communitie~ in ethnic conflict violence and reconciliation in Molo District.The rese...

Protracted Conflicts And Children’s Social Well-Being: A Case Of West Pokot County 1990-2014.

ABSTRACTA society is measured by the quality of life it affords children. The reality of many children in conflict contexts is devastating and extends well beyond childhood posing a threat to peace, stability and development. Inter-community violent interactions among pastoralists for decades have generated communal violence affecting the society’s social well-being and particularly children. Among the pastoralist communities, livelihoods revolves around large herds that entails cattle thus...

Assessing The Role Of Demand And Supply Aspects In Book Piracy: Case Of Nairobi City County, Kenya

ABSTRACTPiracy is a willful theft of intellectual and creative efforts of others due to increased demand for academic books in our learning institutions. It is a social and economic menace that involves the outright reproduction and distribution of the creative works of others, for commercial purposes, without the consent of the copyright owner. The general objective of the study was to establish the determinants of book piracy in Nairobi City County. The specific objectives were to determine...

Role Of Culture On Peace Building In Kenya: The Case Of Marsabit Lake -Turkana Cultural Festival, Marsabit County

ABSTRACTThis study primarily sought to explore the role of culture on peace building in Kenya, a case of Marsabit Lake Turkana Cultural Festival in Loiyangalani Sub County of Marsabit County. The study targeted the fourteen communities that form the bulk of the larger Marsabit County‟s populace. The objectives of the study included examining the social, political and economic factors that contribute to inter ethnic conflicts. It also discussed the origin and development, of Marsabit La...


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