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Author Bock, Joseph G.
Title The technology of nonviolence : social media and violence prevention / Joseph G. Bock ; foreword by John Paul Lederach.
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2012.
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 Floor3  HM1281 .B63 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xxi, 288 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-273) and index.
Contents Towards an applied theory of violence prevention -- Reporting and warning about deadly possibilities -- Organizing against ethnoreligious violence in Ahmedabad -- Overcoming gang violence in Chicago -- Counteracting ethnoreligious violence in Sri Lanka -- Crowdsourcing during post-election violence in Kenya -- Foisting tribal violence in East Africa -- Comparing the approaches -- How to intervene effectively -- What to do when violence prevention is unlikely to work -- Concerns about misallocation of resources -- Future directions and recommendations.
Subject Nonviolence.
Violence -- Prevention.
Social media.
ISBN 0262017628 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780262017626 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Standard # 7646262
OCLC number 765880838