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This is the first book on mobile conflict management
The book offers a new horizon to ODR
Presents innovative uses of mobile technologies
Of interest to anyone involved in conflict prevention and dispute management
Mobile phones are the most ubiquitous communications technology in the world. Besides transforming the way in which we communicate, they can also be used as a powerful tool for conflict prevention and management. This book presents innovative uses of mobile technologies in the areas of early warning, disaster and humanitarian relief, governance, citizens’ participation, etc. and cuts across different regions. The book brings together experts and practitioners from different fields—mobile technologies, information systems, computer sciences, online dispute resolution, law, etc.—to reflect on present experiences and to explore new areas for research on conflict management and online dispute resolution (ODR). It also reflects on the transition from present ODR to future mobile Dispute Resolution and discusses key privacy issues. The book is addressed to anyone involved in conflict prevention and dispute management aiming to learn how mobile technologies can play a disruptive role in the way we deal with conflict.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Communities - Computer Sciences - Conflict Management - Conflict Resolution - Decision Support Systems - Emergencies Response - Ethical - Future Initiatives - Global Change - Governance - Health - Human Rights - Individuals - Information Systems - Legal - Mobile - Mobile Conflict Management - Mobile Dispute Resolution - Mobile Phones - Mobile Solutions - Mobile Technologies - ODR - Online - Online Dispute Resolution - Organizations - PDAs - Personal Data - Political Conflict - Privacy - Protection - SMS - Security - Social Conflict - Social Domains - Sociology - Trust - m-CM - m-DR