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Overcoming the Guesstimate: Measuring Reintegration after Conflict.
The Case of Women's Reintegration in Sierra Leone

Preliminary Bibliography


Annan, Jeannie, Christopher Blattman, Khristopher Carlson and Dyan Mazurana. 2008.

“The State of Female Youth in Northern Uganda: Findings from the Survey of War-

Affected Youth (SWAY).” 

Asher, Jana, ed., and Human Rights Data Analysis Group of Benetech. 2004. “Sierra Leone

War Crimes Documentation Survey Database v. 2.” 

Beah, Ishmael. 2007. A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 

Gasser, M, Goovaerts P & Inbal AB 2006, “Demand-driven approaches to livelihood support in post-war contexts: A joint ILO-WB Study” 

Humphreys, Macartan and Jeremy M. Weinstein. 2004. “What the Fighters Say: A Survey of

Ex-Combatants in Sierra Leone, June-August 2003,” Center on Globalization and

Sustainable Development: Columbia University,

Humphreys, Macartan and Jeremy M. Weinstein. 2006. “Handling and Manhandling

Civilians in Civil War,” American Political Science Review, Volume 100(3): 429-447. 

Humphreys, Macartan and Jeremy M. Weinstein. 2008. “Who Rebels? The Determinants of

Participation in Civil War,” American Journal of Political Science, Volume 52 (2): 436–455. 

McKay, Susan and Dyan Mazurana. 2004. “Where Are The Girls? Girls in fighting forces in

Northern Uganda, Sierra Leone and Mozambique: Their lives during and after war,”

Montreal: International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development. 

McKay, Susan. 2005. “Girls as ‘Weapons of Terror’ in Northern Uganda and Sierra Leonean

Rebel Fighting Forces,” Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, 28:385–397. 

Peters, Krijn and Paul Richards. 1998. “‘Why We Fight’: Voices of Youth Combatants in

Sierra Leone,” Africa, Volume 68 (2): 183-210. 

Physicians for Human Rights. 2002. War-Related Sexual Violence in Sierra Leone. Boston: PHR.  

Randall, Katherine, Tomo Hamakawa, 2008. “Measuring the Unmeasurable: Community Reintegration of Former Child Soldiers in Cote d’Ivoire”  

Smith, L. Alison, Catherine Gambette and Thomas Longley. 2004. “Conflict Mapping in

Sierra Leone: Violations of International Humanitarian Law from 1991 to 2002,” No Peace

Without Justice,

Specker, L. 2008, The R-phase of DDR processes: An overview of key lessons learned and practical experiences, Netherlands Institute of International Relations Clingendael. 

Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Sierra Leone. 2004. “Witness to Truth: The

Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Sierra Leone,”

Wessells, M. 2006, Child Soldiers: From Violence to Protection. Cambridge: Harvard University Press

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