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Internet Communication Technology (ICT) in Social Transformation

  • Iyad Muhsen AlDajani
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Social Networks book series (LNSN)

Abstract

This chapter focuses on the question why and how ICT supports social change towards reconciliation process by introducing several customs of ICT, especially amid conflict. The chapter elaborates on several theories and concepts. The chapter also explores and examines ways in which ICTs are applied social, cultural, and economic capitals in different areas of society. The chapter includes the basis for the Internet communication research hypothesis—ICT can foster precise concept such as moderation, reconciliation, and democracy thereby promoting these in the middle of the conflict and adheres the ability of ICT to develop social change towards the reconciliation process than for animosity and hate.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Jena Center for Reconciliation StudiesFriedrich Schiller University JenaJenaGermany

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