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Introduction

  • Ayesah Uy AbubakarEmail author
Chapter
Part of the The Anthropocene: Politik—Economics—Society—Science book series (APESS, volume 16)

Abstract

The longstanding struggle for self-determination and subsequent direct armed conflict between the Bangsamoro revolutionary movements and the Philippine government have created greater challenges for the people of the Bangsamoro in terms of development compared with the other parts of the Philippines. The pursuit of peace and development has become a “catch-22” phenomenon as the conflict has yet to be fully resolved. In this context, introducing development in an effort to help build peace is something that needs to be examined. The framework of Sustainable Human Development (SHD) is of great relevance to the Bangsamoro situation since not only does it aim to quantify the levels of development through an HDI, but more importantly, it is an approach that promises to embrace a concept of development that can respond to the aspirations of capabilities and freedoms.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Humanities, Arts and HeritageUniversiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)Kota KinabaluMalaysia

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