The Hyper-Polarization Challenge to the Conflict Resolution Field: A Joint BI/CRQ Discussion
BI and the Conflict Resolution Quarterly invite you to participate in an online exploration of what those with conflict and peacebuilding expertise can do to help defend liberal democracies and encourage them live up to their ideals.
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|Mari Fitzduff talks about empowering paramilitaries in Northern Ireland to to participate in politics.|
|Mari Fitzduff talks about young men's motives for joining paramilitary organizations.|
|Carolyn Stephenson asserts that power plays a key role in the success or failure of Track II efforts.|
|Nancy Ferrell discusses mediators' role in empowering minority or low-power parties.|
|Nancy Ferrell talks about coercive power in the context of family relationships.|
|Ozell Sutton discusses the nature of power and authority.|
|Nancy Ferrell talks about the difference between "power over" and "power with," and discusses how a transition can be made from the former to the latter during mediation.|
|Nancy Ferrell discusses the important fact that empowerment of one party is a benefit to all, and doesn't diminish anyone else's standing in a mediation.|