Complexity and Intractable Conflict for Journalists

Applied ICDRipley, Amanda. (27 June 2018). Complicating the narratives. Solutions Journalism.

This is a helpful concrete article by a journalist who underwent training in conflict resolution, focusing on intractable conflict, explicitly intended for journalists but useful to many others as well. The short version of the conclusion is the need to “revive complexity in a time of false simplicity.” Read the article to learn more.

Additional resources on conflict resolution and intractable conflict: Key Concepts in Intercultural Dialogue include short explanations of Intractable Conflict, Ethno-Political ConflictIntergroup Relations (IGR) Dialogue, Dialogic Civility, Dialogic ListeningConflict Management, Peacebuilding, Conflict Transformation, and Negotiation, among others, and all provide further readings.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

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

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