CFP Communication and Ethnic Conflict

Call for Chapter Proposals on Communication and Ethnic Conflict

This is a call for submissions of proposals for chapters to include in a collection about Communication approaches to Ethnic Conflict. Chapter proposal submission requires a 500-1100 word abstract by October 31, 2014. If you have interest please contact the editors or submit a proposal online.

Steven Gibson (Northcentral University, USA)
Agnes Lucy Lando (Daystar University, Kenya)

The book, titled Impact of Communication and the Media on Ethnic Conflict will be published by IGI-Global and will present scholarly research on various approaches to how communication studies, media studies and information systems tools can model, reflect and guide understandings of national and international experiences of ethnic conflict. The included chapters will be interdisciplinary, with cultural studies and media studies as two included frameworks. Proposals may focus on a variety of aspects, including (but not limited to):
*Issues in ethnic relations
*The role of identity in conflict
*Genocide case studies and analysis
*Racial and ethnic impacts on conflict
*Conflict resolution programs
*Religious or sectarian conflict case studies
*The effect of media on international relations
*The role played in conflict by information systems
*How media reflects ethnic differences
*Simulated approaches to conflict and conflict resolution
*Communication technology’s role in ethnic relations
*Case studies in ethnic relations

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, the Director of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue, manages this website.

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