Law, Governance and Technology Series

Mobile Technologies for Conflict Management

Online Dispute Resolution, Governance, Participation

Editors: Poblet, Marta (Ed.)

  • 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
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About this book

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.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Introduction to Mobile Technologies, Conflict Management, and ODR: Exploring Common Grounds

    Poblet, Marta

    Pages 1-12

  • Mobile Phones in Conflict-Stressed Environments: Macro, Meso and Microanalysis

    Best, Michael L.

    Pages 15-26

  • Appropriate Mobile Technologies: Is Grassroots Empowerment for All?

    Banks, Ken

    Pages 27-38

  • Mobile Technology, Crowdsourcing and Peace Mapping: New Theory and Applications for Conflict Management

    Heinzelman, Jessica (et al.)

    Pages 39-53

  • How to Crowdsource Election Monitoring in 30 Days: the Mexican Experience

    Salazar, Oscar (et al.)

    Pages 55-66

Buy this book

eBook $149.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-94-007-1384-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $199.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-007-1383-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $199.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-007-3662-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Mobile Technologies for Conflict Management
Book Subtitle
Online Dispute Resolution, Governance, Participation
Editors
  • Marta Poblet
Series Title
Law, Governance and Technology Series
Series Volume
2
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-1384-0
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-1384-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-1383-3
Softcover ISBN
978-94-007-3662-7
Series ISSN
2352-1902
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 220
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