Understanding the Dynamics of Conflict: Insights from the Case of Algeria



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Lloyd, C. (1). Understanding the Dynamics of Conflict: Insights from the Case of Algeria. Al-Raida Journal, 46-51. https://doi.org/10.32380/alrj.v0i0.374


Competing interpretations of gender roles have played a central role in the recent conflict in Algeria. It is impossible to understand this without exploring the desperate circumstances of many men in Algeria, and throwing new light on the debate on the ‘crisis of masculinity’. Nearly all the accounts I have read by women of their experience of the conflict highlight the issue of gender separation and difficult, painful relations between men and women, which leaves both parties in distress. This article is an attempt to explore the way in which masculinity is constructed and represented in Algeria, and to look at the r



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