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Multi-Paradigm Conflict Analysis Part 3

May 18, 2012


A common source of reference is emerging in my study of multi-paradigm conflict analysis: Lederach and Dugan. In Tom Woodhouse and Oliver Ramsbotham’s, Peacekeeping and Conflict Resolution, the chapter on “Theoretical Frameworks” discusses an integrated model for peace building based off of John Paul Lederach research. While not squarely meeting the intent of the question […]

Multi-Paradigmatic Conflict Analysis Part 2

May 17, 2012


Continuing to pull on the thread of “Multi-Paradigmatic Conflict Analysis” I have found a conference paper by Cathryn Thurston that begins to frame the problem.  Professor Thurston suggests that conflict analysis as a constituent part of conflict resolution is neglected. She suggests that conflict interventions have not been designed from the foundation of a comprehensive […]

Multi-Paradigmatic Conflict Analysis

May 4, 2012


     I just finished a year-long fellowship with MIT’s Seminar XXI. The program “explores key policy issues by examining countries and problems critical to American interests through a variety of paradigmatic lenses.” It intends, “to provide concrete frameworks for examining how different paradigms suggest fundamentally different, even conflicting, answers to the questions American policymakers must […]