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Professor Brendan Browne Writes on Problematising Resilience in ‘Development in Practice’

February 2020

Prof. Brendan Browne’s latest article (with Dr Emma Keelan) entitled: ‘Problematising Resilience: Development Practice and the Case of Palestine’ has been published in the Development in Practice journal. The article considers the rapid rise of a resilience discourse pertaining to its application in humanitarian and developmental aid in Palestine. It highlights how the uncritical application of the language of resilience is deeply problematic in places such as Palestine where the asymmetrical nature of the conflict is sustained by international political inertia, significant aid dependency and intersectional and multi-layered conflict experience. The work was supported by the Institutional Strategic Support Fund, SFI-HRB-Wellcome Trust Grant. Click here to read the article.


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