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By Dr. Bruce L. Cook | on 10 November 2017
Abstract

Violent behavior has become deeply integrated into modern society and it is an unavoidable aspect of human nature. Examining peacemaking strategies through a critical and academic perspective can assist in resolving violence in societies around the world.

The Handbook of Research on Examining Global Peacemaking in the Digital Age is a pivotal reference source for the latest research findings on the utilization of peacemaking in media, leadership, and religion. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant areas such as human rights, spirituality, and the Summer of Peace, this publication is an ideal resource for policymakers, universities and colleges, graduate-level students, and organizations seeking current research on the application of conflict resolution and international negotiation.

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Bruce L. Cook (Chicago ORT Technical Institute, USA)

Release Date: November, 2017|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 435
ISBN13: 9781522530329|ISBN10: 1522530320|EISBN13: 9781522530336|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3032-9
 

Description

Violent behavior has become deeply integrated into modern society and it is an unavoidable aspect of human nature. Examining peacemaking strategies through a critical and academic perspective can assist in resolving violence in societies around the world.

The Handbook of Research on Examining Global Peacemaking in the Digital Age is a pivotal reference source for the latest research findings on the utilization of peacemaking in media, leadership, and religion. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant areas such as human rights, spirituality, and the Summer of Peace, this publication is an ideal resource for policymakers, universities and colleges, graduate-level students, and organizations seeking current research on the application of conflict resolution and international negotiation.

 

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Human Rights
  • Peace Education
  • Peacebuilding
  • Propaganda
  • Spirituality
  • Summer of Peace
  • World Citizenship
  • World Peace Library

 

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

 
Editorial Advisory Board
Table of Contents
Detailed Table of Contents
Foreword
Johan Galtung
Preface
Acknowledgment
Chapter 1
Nenad Putnik, Mladen Milošević
In this chapter, the authors discuss the phenomenon of interstate conflicts in cyber space. In the last twenty years, this issue has become more... Sample PDF
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Chapter 2
Philip Hellmich, Kurt Johnson
The common ground approaches of the new peace networks are based on an implicit trust in the human spirit, be that defined sacredly or secularly.... Sample PDF
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Chapter 3
Gospava Risto Stojanović
We are currently witnessing big problems and conflicts that plague our contemporary society. It is our right and as well as obligation to ask... Sample PDF
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Chapter 4
Steven P. Lee
Many of those concerned about global peace advocate a policy of nuclear disarmament in order to eliminate the danger posed by these weapons. The... Sample PDF
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Chapter 5
Ikbal Maulana
Peaceful relations among people require mutual understanding among them, which in turn necessitates information exchange. Current information and... Sample PDF
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Chapter 6
Bishnu Pathak
The concept of this study was to explicitly define the characteristics of Process Documentation (PD), a unique type of record keeping system. The PD... Sample PDF
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Chapter 7
Idhamsyah Eka Putra, Dimas Okto Danamasi, Any Rufaedah, Reisa Suci Arimbi, Sapto Priyanto
In regard to the rise of Islamic terrorism and fundamentalism, this paper aims to (1) explore the ways in changing jihadists' mind and behavior;... Sample PDF
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Chapter 8
Murat Seyfi
The concept of identity is changing and developing with digitalization. Macro and national identities, which are the basis of conflicts in the... Sample PDF
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Chapter 9
Bruce L. Cook
Taken together, this snapshot of articles affirms that social media participates in the process of peacemaking. Unlike traditional media, which used... Sample PDF
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Chapter 10
Ke Jiang, George A. Barnett, Laramie D. Taylor, Bo Feng
This chapter employs semantic network analysis to investigate the online database LexisNexis to study the dynamic co-evolutions of peace frames... Sample PDF
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Chapter 11
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje
Originally, digital technologies were contemplated by public opinion as instruments which serve to make from this life a safer place. While over... Sample PDF
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Chapter 12
Ali Abdosamadi
Information Technology is an unseparated part of human life. In other words, now, human kind could not continue his life without any technology... Sample PDF
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Chapter 13
Rais Neza Boneza
Since their independences, the issues of leadership in African countries has been a challenging notion both practically and theoretically. After the... Sample PDF
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Chapter 14
Bruce Lawrence Cook
This chapter suggests that immediate action is needed in regard to solving what the author believes is the root cause for these problems. A few... Sample PDF
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Chapter 15
Ayo Ayoola-Amale
Women in leadership constitutes a major problem which barely receives attention in today's male-dominated world. Problems of war, starvation... Sample PDF
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Chapter 16
Claude R. Shema
The 21st century faced challenges that undermine peace and harmony among humankind on the planet earth. Apart from scary man made environmental... Sample PDF
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Chapter 17
Idhamsyah Eka Putra, Any Rufaedah
Using social psychological perspectives, this paper aims to (1) explore how communism was socially constructed in Indonesia and why communism... Sample PDF
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Chapter 18
Sister Gayatriprana
In facing the frustration and anger generated by the imposition by the digital world of the power of conceptual thinking and unseen algorithms, the... Sample PDF
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Chapter 19
World Citizenship (pages 276-283)
Glen T. Martin
This chapter reviews the history of the concept of world citizenship as well as the several basic senses in which this phrase has been used in... Sample PDF
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Chapter 20
Dhal Pravat Kumar
Time immemorial education has been experimenting and diversifying. In this digital age everything seems mundane. Life appears in turmoil. The earth... Sample PDF
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Chapter 21
Chammika Mallawaarachchi
Over the decades, there has been an emphasis on the importance of peace education for improving culture of peace in society. The effect of this is... Sample PDF
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Chapter 22
Nina Meyerhof
We live in a timely moment in the history of humanity. We educate to move beyond religious divides into the understanding that we are all spiritual... Sample PDF
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Chapter 23
Carol McPeak Brinjak
In the 21st Century, the specter of catastrophic war is more threatening than ever, and yet the prospect of reducing animosity is closer to being... Sample PDF
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Chapter 24
Roland Holou
The world is indisputably torn by many conflicts which are causing a huge human migration and turmoil worldwide more than ever. Despite human... Sample PDF
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Chapter 25
Muli wa Kyendo
The argument in this Chapter is that the key to bringing about lasting ethnic peace and harmony in Kenya – and in the rest of Africa – lies in... Sample PDF
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Chapter 26
Glen Theron Martin
Mahatma Gandhi developed an integrated world view within the very specific contexts of his struggles for justice and freedom in South Africa and... Sample PDF
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Chapter 27
Harold W. Becker
In this presentation, we explore a view of our human potential as an intuitive and evolving understanding on a personal level. Using a... Sample PDF
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About the Contributors

Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Bruce Cook lives in Elgin, Illinois. His favorite things to do include writing, websites, gardening, driving, and scuba diving. He has a B.A. in Radio-Television from Ohio Wesleyan University, an M.A. in Speech Arts from San Diego State University, and a Ph.D. in Communication from Temple University, Philadelphia. In July 2016, he joined Maria Cristina Azcona as co-editor of Strategies for Peace (Cook Communication). He published a novel, Harmony of Nations: 1943 – 2020, with JustFiction Editions in 2012. He serves on the faculty of ORT Technical Institute in Skokie, IL. A Fellow on World Mediation Organization, he serves as Vice President/Founder of Worldwide Peace Organization, and serves as Executive Vice-President for Publicity for the International Association of Educators for World peace. He serves as a board member of Global Harmony Organization. He has an annual listing in Marquis Who's Who in America. He has developed a variety of websites, starting with www.author-me.com in 1999. These include www.wwpo.org, www.innisfreepoetry.org, www.enskyment.org, www.reservebooks.com,  www.worldsundayschool.com.

 

 

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Author: Dr. Bruce L. Cook
Publication date: 10 November 2017
Address of the Contact Person: Chicago ORT Technical Institute, USA

Handbook of Research on Examining Global Peacemaking in the Digital Age
Credit: Dr. Roland Holou / DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com) , 10 November 2017
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