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

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

Identity · Ireland · violence

IDENTITY CONFLICTS IN IRELAND: AN ANALYSIS BASED ON MANUS MIDLARSKY’S IDENTITY AND INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT

When a nation is divided by religious differences that are associated with specific political beliefs some national institutions are fortified and strengthened but others cannot help but be destabilized in some manner.  In the instance of Ireland prior to the achievement of Irish Republicans gaining independence Catholics and Protestants often met each other with violence… Continue reading IDENTITY CONFLICTS IN IRELAND: AN ANALYSIS BASED ON MANUS MIDLARSKY’S IDENTITY AND INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT

anger · hate · refugees · violence

Combating Refugee Anger and Hate to End Protracted Violence.

This paper will outline a qualitative study, using phenomenological methods to explore the lived experiences as a Syrian refugee focusing specifically on how refugees are experiencing the feelings of anger and hatred towards those who contributed to their displacement and how those feelings might be channeled away from violence to other means of expression.