Peace Building: Conceptual, Trajectory and Imperative Analyses in the Third World Countries

Kazeem Oyedele LAMIDI


Peace building has undergone series of changes across the globe, most times with special interest on the third world countries. Therefore, the intent of this paper is to conceptualise the peace building architecture with insights from empirical works in the third world countries; examine the trajectory of peace building with examples across cultures; and explicate the rationale behind its imperativeness within local communities in the third world countries. The quest for peace building in developing countries remains a requisite action because interactions among the people, groups and communities are, more often, flawed by numerous social vices. Hence, the imperativeness of peace building becomes thus essential so as to establish resolution strategies, thereby thwarting the menace of vengeance in the societies.


Peace building; Third World Countries; Peace building trajectory; Imperativeness

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