Policy & Practice - A Development Education Review



The Development, Conflict and Security Nexus: Theory and Practice
Spring 2019

Guest Editorial: Foreword: The Development, Conflict and Security Nexus

Pádraig Carmody

On behalf of the Development Studies Association of Ireland I am delighted to have the opportunity to introduce this special issue of Policy and Practice: A Development Education Review, which arises out of our conference on ‘The Development, Conflict and Security Nexus’.  The relationships between poverty and conflict are contextual and multi-dimensional, but nonetheless have patterns.  Low income countries are more likely to suffer from armed conflict for a variety of reasons.  Chief amongst these is that extreme poverty may foster resentment against the existing social order, pa

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