culture · domestic violence · feminism · Identity · islamic feminism · violence

Theories: Social Construction and Islamic Feminism

At first glance the case of Sahur appears as if it is easy to analyze but as I read the linked article in depth I realized how complicated the case has become as knowledge of the events gained worldwide coverage.  There are various patters of rights violations and domestic abuse that opened the door internationally in… Continue reading Theories: Social Construction and Islamic Feminism

activism · culture · Hope · immigration · refugees

Refugees – Part 3

Practice Hate and anger are deeply held and very personal feelings that each participant will likely define and describe differently.    It will be essential to Syrian refugee populations to acknowledge these emotions and find ways to cooperate within their society in order to ensure that retributive violence does not occur because of hatred.  I believe… Continue reading Refugees – Part 3

conflict resolution · culture · violence · war

AN ANALYSIS OF WAR GAME THEORY AND GAME TREES

If you were a child of the 1980’s you probably remember watching the movie WarGames with Matthew Broderick and perhaps even developed fascination with computers and the possibilities for gaming.  In the case of the film NORAD’s computer Joshua becomes involved in a serious war game after a teenage computer hacker attempts to play a… Continue reading AN ANALYSIS OF WAR GAME THEORY AND GAME TREES

conflict resolution · culture · Identity · Ireland · military · social structure

The Role of Culture in Conflict Resolution

This article will explore the various ways in which culture can affect negotiations both internationally and personally.   In this paper I will explore the various aspects of culture as illustrated by “The Culture Wheel” in tandem with exploration of negotiation in two different aspects.  First, I will examine how culture has affected relationships and negotiations between… Continue reading The Role of Culture in Conflict Resolution