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Mobile Technologies for Conflict Management

Online Dispute Resolution, Governance, Participation

  • Marta Poblet

Part of the Law, Governance and Technology Series book series (LGTS, volume 2)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Disruptive Applications of Mobile Technologies

  3. Towards a Mobile ODR

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-79
    2. Ethan Katsh, Daniel Rainey
      Pages 81-92
    3. Colin Rule, Chittu Nagarajan
      Pages 93-106
    4. Alina Huiu, Jeffrey Aresty
      Pages 107-124
    5. Elisabeth Wilson-Evered, Deborah Macfarlane, John Zeleznikow, Mark Thomson
      Pages 125-138
  4. Mobile Technologies: New Challenges for Governance, Privacy, and Security

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 139-139
    2. Emily Jacobi
      Pages 141-157
    3. Leonardo A. Martucci, Simone Fischer-Hübner
      Pages 181-199
    4. Claudio A. Ardagna, Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati, Pierangela Samarati
      Pages 201-214
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 215-220

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.


Communities Computer Sciences Conflict Management Conflict Resolution Decision Support Systems Emergencies Response Ethical Future Initiatives Global Change Governance Governance Health Human Rights Individuals Information Systems Legal Mobile Mobile Conflict Management Mobile Dispute Resolution Mobile Phones Mobile Solutions Mobile Technologies ODR Online Online Dispute Resolution Organizations PDAs Personal Data Political Conflict Privacy Protection SMS Security Social Conflict Social Domains Sociology Trust m-CM m-DR

Editors and affiliations

  • Marta Poblet
    • 1
  1. 1., Faculty of Law, Edifici BUniversitat Autònoma de BarcelonaBellaterraSpain

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