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Title: Interrogating Conflicts in Jos-Nigeria Effects on Women and Youths and the Debate on Transformative Theatre for Development: A Case for Forum Theatre
Authors: Yanma, Solomon Obidah
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Journal Peace and Conflict Resolution
Abstract: Theatre for Development(TFD) Process calls for Conscientization, improves quality of life, and transformation for a better and organized society. These TFD processes enable people to acquire knowledge through drama to understand the benefits of transformation and take collective action towards positive change. The Theoretical and Conceptual framework is based on the assumption that the study is appropriate in solving the violent conflict in Jos. Government and NGOs have recognized the use of TFD for Transformation globally. This paper has analysed the use of FT as the medium for empathy on women and youths in terms of participatory involvement as a process of healing in the violent conflict in Jos. The study explore Frequency rum theory can effectively serve as a therapy for transformation. The study adopted a case study design to show how the study is effective other areas. Quantitative and qualitative design was employed to show the level of effect on the crisis. Findings show a collective movement and action to include: skits, songs, dance, street shows, stigmatization, unemployment, corruption, insecurity, kidnapping, cultural barrier, access to education were found to be the challenges. Collective actions such as Government‟s involvement in addressing the core issues of the conflict in Jos are possible resolutions.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1866
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