The 21st Century developments in information and communication technologies shifted tremendous part of our lives into online world. The way we communicate, organize our daily activities, inform ourselves, today can’t be imagined without Internet. It accelerated it to a much faster and more intense level than any time before. Young people who grew up with new technologies are especially affected by this trend, building a significant part of their identity online. In a response to that, CONFLICT WENT ONLINE as well. Everyday communication between potentially conflicted parties is happening in the online world. Politicians, leaders, insurgents, and protestors all have used it as a tool for communication. Virtual space and especially social media is being increasingly used in order to spark and escalate conflicts.
But while others look on conflict as a problem that need to get rid of, we perceive it as opportunity to have more authentic and mutually beneficial relationship between actors in conflict.
New Age Conflict Transformation toolkit provides you with necessary theoretical expertise which youth worker need to have in mind before start using methods for online conflict transformation. It sums up several different “schools of thought” on conflict transformation, combined to empower you with knowledge depth and width.
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