Articles by Asian Study Center for Peace

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Understanding Conflict with Prof. Johan Galtung
Asian Study Center for Peace & Conflict Transformation – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jul 2013

Nepal is composed of 80% Hindus, whose characteristic is hierarchical caste system, 9% Buddhists who are less caste-oriented and people of more than 100 ethnic groups. They have different living conditions in terms of social organization, access to resources and satisfaction of basic needs. From peace studies point of view, inequalities are the target more than the framework of democracy theory, which otherwise remains empty of content.

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