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The argumentation in this book obviously rests on the ontological assumption that narrative and identity are intimately connected (Andrews, 2007, Czarniawska, 2004, Dienstag, 1997, Patterson and Monroe, 1998, Ricœur, 1984, Ringmar, 1996, Somers, 1994, Whitebrook, 2001). People make sense of who they are as both individuals and parts of collectives through narratives. [W]hat an individual or a community choose to tell about themselves is intricately tied to how they construct their political identities.

A recognition closure might occur when narratives of recognition for different reasons cannot be communicated. Then the public, regardless of their own context and background would not even be exposed to narratives of recognition and authorities might even try to work against and delegitimize such narratives. I have now covered important dimensions of theories regarding conflict transformation. I now turn to the issue of identity change which is one part of the broader process of conflict transformation.

Wallensteen’s perspective echoes the general view of conflict research, where mutual recognition on legal grounds is often understood as a starting point when initiating peace processes. This is indeed an important element in all situations assessing conflict dynamics in efforts to move conflict into a more peaceful direction. Thick recognition resembles Honneth’s notion of self-esteem and mainly concerns being appreciated and respected by significant actors. It involves respect for the features that make a subject unique (Möller, 2007:60, Wendt, 2003:511).

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