Social Constellations of Transformation: Space, Place and Transformation

  • Susan FordeEmail author
Part of the Rethinking Peace and Conflict Studies book series (RCS)


This chapter presents the agentive capabilities of social actors to rescript (or transform) staged space. Through a detailed discussion of various spaces of movement in the city the conflict transformation potential of social movement, which may be intentional or unintentional is demonstrated. This the chapter also explores sub-divisions of movement in the city and how these sub-divisions may sometimes transcend the ethno-nationalistic divide. Overall, the chapter presents research participants as active collaborators in the staging and scripting of the city and as capable of contributing to the post-conflict space through spatial transformation.


Space Place Conflict transformation City space Unintentional transformation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PoliticsUniversity of YorkYorkUK

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