Bibliographic reference: “Communication for Social Change: An Integrated Model for Measuring the Process and Its Outcomes.” The Communication for Social Change Working Paper Series No.1. The Rockefeller Foundation – Maria Elena Figueroa, D. Lawrence Kincaid, Manju Rani and Gary Lewis (2002)
Synopsis: Explores the role of religion in peace building through theoretical frameworks and data collected through qualitative approaches. The literature focuses on the role of identity in conflict and the role of religion in identity creation, and how this identity can be used to promote hatred or peace.
Bibliographic reference: “Conflict Resolution, Culture, and Religion: Toward a Training Model of Interreligious Peacebuilding.” Peace Research 38, no.6 (2001): 685-704 – Abu-Nimer, Mohammed
Synopsis: This report examines the effects of new media such as such as blogs, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube, on ‘contentious politics’ and their ability to promote freedom and democracy. The report lists five levels at which new media might impact on politics. It also features a case study of the Iranian election of 2009.
Bibliographic reference: Blogs and Bullets: New Media in Contentious Politics, United States Institute of Peace, Washington DC – Aday, S., Farrell, H., Lynch, M., Sides, J., Kelly, J. & Zuckerman, E.
Synopsis: This online project, entitled ICT in Conflict and Disaster Response and Peacebuilding Crowdmap, captures the large variety of activities carried out in projects, programmes, and initiatives at various levels of society and decision-making; their content ranges from policy frameworks to actual technological solutions.
Bibliographic reference: ICT in Conflict and Disaster Response and Peacebuilding – Broenner, Christine and Morris, Laura
This Internews publication examines the complex interactions between globalizing digital media and processes of democratization within conflict-affected societies. It explores the role that digital communications have played in various protests and conflict contexts, with a particular focus on southern Kyrgyzstan and Indonesia. It also provides guidance for designing media-focused interventions to prevent or quell violent conflict before it breaks out.
Full publication available here: https://internews.org/sites/default/files/resources/Internews_DigComminconflict_2014-11.pdf