Reference : Procedural Justice and Livelihood-Outcome Justice: A Framework for Analyzing Attitude...
Scientific journals : Article
Social & behavioral sciences, psychology : Multidisciplinary, general & others
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/25597
Procedural Justice and Livelihood-Outcome Justice: A Framework for Analyzing Attitudes of Resettlers and Hosts towards Resettlement
English
Wayessa, Gutu Olana mailto [University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education (FLSHASE) > Identités, Politiques, Sociétés, Espaces (IPSE) >]
2010
The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
Common Ground
5
8
477-492
Yes (verified by ORBilu)
International
1833-1882
Champaign
USA
[en] Procedural Justice ; Livelihood-Outcome Justice ; Interaction Effect ; Attitude ; Perception ; Resettlement ; Host ; Resettler ; Development Studies
[en] Based on social psychology and development-related literature, this paper presents a framework for analyzing people’s attitudes towards a resettlement program. It hypothesizes that the attitudes of resettlers and hosts towards a resettlement policy and practice is a function of perceived procedural justice, perceived livelihood-outcome justice, and the interaction between the two. While procedural justice refers to the fairness of the procedure with which a resettlement program is planned and implemented, livelihood-outcome justice concerns the livelihood dynamics experienced by the people because of and since the resettlement. It is argued that, in assessment of attitudes towards a resettlement scheme, one has to account for the contribution of not only the main effects of procedural and outcome variables, but also their interaction effect. The paper also highlights some issues that are worth taking into account when applying the concepts as analytical categories in development studies. There are philosophical and pragmatic grounds for the need to assess development policies and practices from the perspectives of “beneficiaries,” who are the ultimate and direct bearers of the consequences of such policies and practices.
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/25597
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