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Security and development: Shifting the focus to interpersonal violence

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The focus in the security and development debate is on collective violence and the World Bank’s World Development Report 2017 is typical by mainly considering the effects of organized armed conflict. In this article I argue that interpersonal violence affects many more people globally and should receive more attention as well as aid. The adverse consequences from interpersonal violence on socioeconomic development are likely to be large but much of this violence is hidden in plain sight. Wom...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.15355/epsj.13.1.12

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Economics
Oxford college:
St Antonys College
Publisher:
EPS Publishing Publisher's website
Journal:
Economics of Peace and Security Journal Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
12-23
Publication date:
2018-04-03
Acceptance date:
2018-03-15
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ISSN:
1749-852X
Pubs id:
pubs:853416
URN:
uri:01492085-d950-4c1e-8806-9d30f48393e6
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uuid:01492085-d950-4c1e-8806-9d30f48393e6
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pubs:853416

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