Transforming Conflict: Communication and Ethnopolitical Conflict (Communication, Media, and Politics)
- Publish Date: 2006-04-27
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Donald G. Ellis University of Hartford
This student-oriented book introduces and explains the dynamics of conflict and resolutionparticularly in ethnic, ethnopolitical, and intercultural or intergroup conflicts. Providing a basic overview of the elements of group conflict, ethnicity, identity, and diasporas, the book also explores the role of the mass media and key ways of using communication principles to understand and resolve conflict. It focuses on how to resolve problems by changing relationships and building new patterns of communication, not just managing or settling problems through acceptable political agreements. Transforming Conflict is a valuable text or supplement for courses in conflict resolution as well as international, group, or intercultural communication.