Horizontal Inequalities and Post-Conflict Development

Book Review

Langer, Arnim; Frances Stewart & Rajesh Venugopal (2013) Review of Review of Gudrun Østby, ed., Horizontal Inequalities and Post-Conflict Development, in Journal of Peace Research 50(3): 429–430.

​There is an emerging consensus that horizontal inequalities (HIs) constitute one of the key factors leading to violent conflict. However, there has been a lack of studies on the implications of group-based inequalities for peace-building strategies in post-conflict societies. This volume attempts – and largely succeeds – to fill that gap.​

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Gudrun Østby

Gudrun Østby

Research Professor