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International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences

Sep 26, 2013 Volume 10, Number

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Number of articles: 9

  1. Negotiating Universalism and Cultural Relativism in Peace and Development Studies

    Paul Bukuluki, Makerere University, Uganda

    Culture is an Indispensable Factor for both Sustainable Development and Lasting Peace since Itforms the Fabric for People"s Mutual Respect and Co-Existence. Thepaper Argues for the Need... More

    pp. 1-7

  2. The Threat of Western Universalism

    Chad Tallman, University of Jaume I (UJI), Spain

    This article examines the concept of world unity from the time of enlightenment to the present age. It asserts that the enlightenment conception is responsible for the perversion of human nature... More

    pp. 8-14

  3. Post-Development and <i>BuenVivir</i>: An Approach to Development from Latin-America

    Paulina Cerdán, University of Jaume I (UJI), Spain

    This paper intends to contribute to the academic and popular discussions on the concept and practices of development and how it is linked to peace studies. Basing on the subaltern critiques of the ... More

    pp. 15-24

  4. The Unification of Differences

    Stefan Freytag, University of Jaume I (UJI), Spain

    In this paper, I discuss the evolving idea of the --One World|| as articulated in Wolfgang Sachs‘ article (1992), which was derived from the principles of the 1945 UN Charter. The paper also... More

    pp. 25-31

  5. Assessing China’s Soft Power Diplomacy in Africa in the Context of Postmodern Thinking

    Sylvester Tabe Arrey, University of Jaume I, Spain

    Africa is progressively becoming an appealing continent to many of the supreme economies of the world. It is now evident that most of the world"s super powers such as the US, Germany, United... More

    pp. 32-45

  6. Non-Governmental Organizations and Development: The Concept of “Place” and “Space”

    Abdurakhim Fayziev, University of Jaume I (UJI), Spain

    This paper presents an assessment of the Non Governmental Organizations and their contributions to development and conflict transformation in communities around waters. The paper underscores the... More

    pp. 46-53

  7. The Role of Rotary Clubs in Post-Conflict Peace Building: A Case of Northern Uganda (2006-2010)

    Joseph Besigye Bazirake & Paul Bukuluki, Makerere University, Uganda

    This paper presents the Peace building experience of Rotary Clubs in Northern Uganda between 2006 and 2010, so as to identify their contributions in post-conflict peace building processes. Through ... More

    pp. 54-72

  8. Transitional Justice in the Context of Ethiopia

    Jima Dilbo Denbel, Universitat Jaume I (UJI), Spain

    Leadership and governance are very important aspects of living in any civilized society. It is however, imperative to note that leadership unfolds over time in different models, ideologies and... More

    pp. 73-83

  9. Perceptions of the Drivers of Sexual and Gender Based Violence in Post Conflict Northern Uganda

    Paul Bukuluki, Makerere University, Uganda; John David Kisuule, Institute of Health and Society, Norway; Alex Bagabo Makerere, Makerere University, Uganda; Berit Schei & Johanne Sundby, Institute of Health and Society, Norway

    This paper explores the perceived forms and drivers of sexual and gender based violence in post conflict settings with focus on Northern Uganda. It applied qualitative approaches primarily using in... More

    pp. 84-102