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dc.contributor.authorKurtenbach, Sabineen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-07-23en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-07-25T11:37:58Z-
dc.date.available2012-07-25T11:37:58Z-
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/60107-
dc.description.abstractPostwar societies are high-risk contexts for youth violence. Nevertheless, not all postwar societies are equally violent. This article explores how these variations can be explained by focusing on the interaction between youths and adult society in a comparison of Guatemala and Cambodia. Starting from the concept of socialization and the possibilities of performing status passages to adulthood, it analyzes not only the different risk factors but also the agency of young people and society in trying to cope with and overcome obstacles on the pathway to adulthood. Different patterns of war termination and of reconstruction after war's end are identified as major intervening variables that explain the variations in youth violence in as well as across the case studies.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aGerman Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA) |cHamburgen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aGIGA Working Papers |x199en_US
dc.subject.ddc300en_US
dc.subject.keywordviolenceen_US
dc.subject.keywordyouthen_US
dc.subject.keywordstatus passagesen_US
dc.subject.keywordGuatemalaen_US
dc.subject.keywordCambodiaen_US
dc.subject.stwJugendkriminalitäten_US
dc.subject.stwSozialisationen_US
dc.subject.stwJugendlicheen_US
dc.subject.stwGuatemalaen_US
dc.subject.stwKambodschaen_US
dc.titlePostwar youth violence: A mirror of the relationship between youth and adult societyen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn719922763en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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