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On SAGE Insight: Invisible Digital Front: Can Cyber Attacks Shape Battlefield Events?

From Journal of Conflict Resolution On December 23, 2015, hackers attacked Ukraine’s power grid, disabling control systems used to coordinate remote electrical substations, and leaving people in the capital and western part of the country without power for several hours. … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: How Social Media Is Changing Conflict

From Journal of Conflict Resolution Social media increasingly plays a role in conflict and contentious politics. Politicians, leaders, insurgents, and protestors all have used it as a tool for communication. Western countries are particularly concerned about ISIS’s slick use of … Continue reading

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Refugee education in countries of first asylum

Article title: Refugee education in countries of first asylum: Breaking open the black box of pre-resettlement experiences From Theory and Research in Education The number of refugees who have fled across international borders due to conflict and persecution is at … Continue reading

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Special issue: Antecedents and consequences of intergroup forgiveness

Guest editors: Masi Noor, Miles Hewstone and Nyla R. Branscombe From Group Processes & Intergroup Relations Intergroup conflicts can be difficult to resolve; they often entail long-term physical and emotional damage to those directly involved and their descendants. Although intergroup … Continue reading

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Living in mixed communities makes ethnic minorities feel British

Diversity and the Civic Spirit in British Neighbourhoods: An Investigation with MCDS and EMBES 2010 Data From Sociology People from minorities are more likely to feel part of Britain when their neighbours are from different ethnic backgrounds, this study highlights. … Continue reading

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Mixed weight couples experience more relationship conflict

You’re going to eat that?: Relationship processes and conflict among mixed-weight couples Article and Relationship Matters Podcast From Journal of Social and Personal Relationships Relationship Matters Podcast Number 16 “You’re going to eat that?”. Dr Tricia Burke at the University … Continue reading

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How Afghanistan was broken: The disaster of the Soviet intervention

From International Area Studies Review As the US-led, NATO-organized and UN-mandated operation in Afghanistan draws to an uncertain end there is no point in looking back at the protracted disaster of the Soviet intervention to try and draw parallels with … Continue reading

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‘An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth’: political violence and counter-insurgency in Egypt

From Journal of Peace Research This article examines the violent political conflict in Egypt that paved the way for the recent anti-government protests forcing the resignation of the country’s president. It investigates the cycle of violence between the politically motivated … Continue reading

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