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The technology of nonviolence : social media and violence prevention

Author: Joseph G Bock
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph G Bock
ISBN: 9780262017626 0262017628
OCLC Number: 765880838
Description: xxi, 288 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Towards an applied theory of violence prevention --
Reporting and warning about deadly possibilities --
Organizing against ethnoreligious violence in Ahmedabad --
Overcoming gang violence in Chicago --
Counteracting ethnoreligious violence in Sri Lanka --
Crowdsourcing during post-election violence in Kenya --
Foisting tribal violence in East Africa --
Comparing the approaches --
How to intervene effectively --
What to do when violence prevention is unlikely to work --
Concerns about misallocation of resources --
Future directions and recommendations.
Responsibility: Joseph G. Bock ; foreword by John Paul Lederach.
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"[The Technology of Nonviolence] will be an engaging and informative read for any global-development professional and for any other reader who longs for a more peaceful world." -- The Futurist

 
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