Conflict, Climate Change, And Environmental Catastrophe; How Mediators Can Help Save The Planet By Kenneth Cloke (April, 2011) Read the Article HERE

Bringing Oxytocin Into The Room: Notes On The Neurophysiology Of Conflict By Kenneth Cloke (January, 2009) Read the Article HERE

Building Bridges Between Psychology and Conflict Resolution - Implications for Mediator Learning By Kenneth Cloke (October, 2008) Read the Article HERE

Thoughts on Mediation, Barack Obama and Our Political Future
by Ken Cloke (May, 2008) Read the Article HERE

A Mediator Looks At Elections
by Ken Cloke (January, 2008) Read the Article HERE

Mediators Without Borders: A Proposal to Resolve Political Conflicts
by Ken Cloke (2005) Read the Article HERE

Mediating Evil, War, and Terrorism: The Politics of Conflict
by Ken Cloke (2004) Read the Article HERE

Article abstract quoted from mediate.com
”We require improved understanding, not only of the conflict in politics, but the politics in conflict. As our world shrinks and our problems can no longer be solved except internationally, we need ways of revealing, even in seemingly ordinary, interpersonal conflicts, the larger issues that connect us across boundaries, and methods for resolving political conflicts that are sweeping, strategic, interest-based, and transformational. A clear, unambiguous reason for doing so occurred on September 11, 2001.”

The Vibrations of Conflict
by Ken Cloke (2003) CLICK HERE

Article abstract quoted from mediate.com
“Each style of music evokes a different set of emotions, memories, and spiritual or energetic responses. Can we then use rhythms of speech to elicit sadness, anger, or fear? Can we counter these dusky tempos with lighter, upbeat rhythms in order to elicit joy, affection, or courage? What are the qualities of vibration that impart these special, substantive meanings? What, for example, is the vibratory quality of a sincere apology as opposed to an insincere one? And how do we know the difference between them?”

Risky Conflict Resolution
by Ken Cloke and Joan Goldsmith (2002) CLICK HERE

Article abstract quoted from mediate.com
“Taking a risky approach to conflict resolution allows both sides to discover newer and deeper levels of understanding, improve their skills and relationships and find better solutions than either side thought possible. For these reasons, conflict is a valuable personal and organizational resource and a powerful source of learning, development and growth.”

Some Questions to Consider in Responding to Terrorism
by Ken Cloke (2001) CLICK HERE

Abstract Quoted from mediate.com
"How easy it is to kill someone you don’t have to mourn because you never dared to imagine him alive." This is the essence of terrorism, but it is also the essence of war. Indeed, isn’t terrorism simply a form of warfare directed at civilians? Isn’t every war, regardless of its’ declared military aims, an assault on innocent civilians?”

Removing The Masks In Mediation
by Ken Cloke (2000) CLICK HERE

Abstract Quoted from mediate.com
“Most people in conflict strike a variety of poses or "acts." These melodramatic affectations are highly effective in capturing other people's attention. None, however, describe who they really are, or allow others to see them as multi-faceted, complex individuals. In this way, each pose keeps them locked in conflict. Mediating dangerously means helping them drop the pose and cut out the act.”

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