Conflicts, wars, and crisis, unfortunately, abound, transform, and become metastasized in unexpected ways. The vast majority of armed conflicts today are not fought by nation states and their armies but rather informal entities, such as gangs and warlords using small arms, improvised weapons, and media technologies. Few, usually poor resource regions, get global attention, thus deprived of political will and economic resources needed to resolve the conflicts. As women and other minorities are becoming primary targets and suffering unprecedented casualties, they are profoundly affected by practices and cultures of warring, yet often remain voiceless in the global arena.This special issue of the Journal of Vincentian Social Action attempts to draw attention to glossed-over conflicts through an array of voices, perspectives and disciplines.
Parikka, Tuija; Monteiro, Basilio G.; and Singh, Sejal
"INTRODUCTION: WARS, CONFLICTS, AND THE MARGINALIZATION OF DISSENT,"
Journal of Vincentian Social Action: Vol. 4
, Article 4.
Available at: https://scholar.stjohns.edu/jovsa/vol4/iss2/4
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