Conflict, Gender, Ethnicity and Post-Conflict Reconstruction

  title={Conflict, Gender, Ethnicity and Post-Conflict Reconstruction},
  author={L. M. Handrahan},
  journal={Security Dialogue},
  pages={429 - 445}
  • L. Handrahan
  • Published 1 December 2004
  • Sociology
  • Security Dialogue
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