MRAP Public Resources

For general queries and announcements regarding MRAP, please visit our blog. Listed below are publications and website links of interest.

MRAP:

Bridging the Academic / Activist Divide

Description: A simulation workshop presented at the ASA section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements at Hofstra in 2007.

William A. Gamson:

Global Justice Game

Description: A simulation game intended as a tool for the global justice movement to use in training activists and for critical pedagogy in teaching undergraduate courses on globalization issues.

William A. Gamson and Charlotte Ryan:

Thinking about Elephants: Toward a Dialogue with George Lakoff

Description: An article by William A. Gamson and Charlotte Ryan in The Public Eye Magazine.

Michelle Gawerc:

Peace-building: Theoretical and Concrete Perspectives

Description: This paper presents a comprehensive review of the conflict resolution and peace-building literature focused on the issues involved in assessing the impact of peacemaking and peace-building through people-to-people contact.

Jesse Kirdahy-Scalia:

Star Wars Galaxies and the Division of Labor

Description: An exploration of the socialization process and organic solidarity between clan members in the popular massively multiplayer online game Star Wars Galaxies (.pdf document format).

Charlotte Ryan and William A. Gamson:

The Art of Reframing Political Debates

Description: An article by Charlotte Ryan and William A. Gamson in Contexts.

Charlotte Ryan, Mike Anastario, and Alfredo DaCunha:

Changing Coverage of Domestic Violence Murders: A Longitudinal Experiment in Participatory Communication

Description: An article by Charlotte Ryan, Mike Anastario, and Alfredo DaCunha in Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Charlotte Ryan and Samuel Alexander:

“Reframing” the Presentation of Environemental Law and Policy

Description: An article by Charlotte Ryan and Samuel Alexander in Environmental Affairs.

Charlotte Ryan, Michael Anastario, and Karen Jeffreys:

Start Small, Build Big: Negotioating Opportunities In Media Markets

Description: An article by Charlotte Ryan, Michael Anastario, and Karen Jeffreys in Mobilization.

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