Journal article

Discussing conflict in contemporary China

Tania Miletic, Diane Bretherton

Journal of Peace Education | ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2016


The research suggests there is a gap in the peace studies and conflict resolution literature, with little representation or understanding of Chinese perspectives. In a project to address this gap, the researchers conducted interviews individually with 30 participants identified as ‘ emerging leaders’, who came from diverse universities and parts of the Peoples’ Republic of China. This paper reports on the language used by young emerging leaders to talk about conflict, the main concepts that were discussed and what meanings may be communicated in the context of contemporary China. The research method was developed in collaboration with Chinese academics, was elicitive and dialogic, used conte..

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