- the pre existing local networks of civic engagement btw 2 communities are the most imporatant cause for peace or violence
- made up of associtional and everyday forms of civic engagement if intercommunial
- institutional frameworks can be linked to one or the other based on it they privilege ethnic accommodation or ethnic polarization. ?
- Ethnic peace should be conceptualized as an institutional channeling and resolution of ethnic conflict.
- it should be visualized as the absence of violence not as an absence of conflict.
peace and conflict can occur under the same circumstances instuttional frameworks are the town boards, leaders who are monitoring the rumors.