Publication: Youth Perspectives on Community, Trust, and Conflict

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2010-06
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2010-06
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Dale, Pamela
Himelein, Kristen
Nikitin, Denis
Bexley, Angie
Abstract
This briefing note examines intergenerational aspects of community involvement, trust, and authority, and dispute participation/resolution in Timor-Leste, using findings from the justice module included in an extension of the 2007 Timor-Leste Survey of Living Standards (TLSLS2) and a review of relevant social-science literature. It is hoped that this report will be a valuable resource for civil servants, civil society organizations, and donor agencies working with youth in Timor-Leste. The extension survey (TLSLSx) revisited a nationally representative subsample of the TLSLS2 between April and October 2008. The respondent for the justice module was randomly selected to be the household head or his/her spouse, and topics included: (1) access to information and decision making; (2) opinions and knowledge of the law; (3) trust and local institutions; and (4) dispute resolution. Findings from this survey have been summarized in three short briefing papers focusing on youth perspectives, land and conflict, and community trust and decision making.
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Dale, Pamela; Himelein, Kristen; Nikitin, Denis; Bexley, Angie. 2010. Youth Perspectives on Community, Trust, and Conflict. Justice for the Poor Briefing Note; Volume 5, Issue No. 2. © World Bank, Washington, DC. http://openknowledge.worldbank.org/entities/publication/e1205a22-b81e-55a2-b7ec-c65bd9bce365 License: CC BY 3.0 IGO.
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