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Title:
HOW DEMOCRACY CAN BE A CONFLICT MANAGEMENT STRATEGY

Authors:
ABDULLAHI DAN'ASBE JIBRIN

Abstract:
The practice of Democracy the world over can only be meaningful if it delivers dividends of democracy and this can only be attained in a conducive, peaceful violent free society. That is why most of its characteristics are geared towards bringing stability and progress. Against this backdrop, therefore, some scholars believe that democracy can be conflict management strategy if practiced well. The paper tries to illustrate how democracy can perform the function of conflict management using the liberal theoretical perspective, it concluded that democratic system can help develop habit of compromise and consensus building.

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