Drawing on fieldwork in the Herat area, Afghanistan, this book addresses migration patterns throughout three decades of war. It launches a framework for understanding the role of social networks for people's responses to war and disaster as well as mobilizing or maintaining material resources for security and gathering information.
KRISTIAN BERG HARPVIKEN is the director at the International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO), Norway. He has been leading the Working Group on the Transnational and International Facets of Civil War within PRIO's Centre for the Study of Civil War (CSCW). A sociologist, Harpviken focuses on methodology and on the dynamics of peace and conflict.