On Wednesday, March 11, 2009, Kenneth Cloke spoke to at the UCLA Burkle Center on his most recent book titled "Conflict Revolution: Mediating Evil, War, Injustice and Terrorism."
As President and co-founder of Mediators Beyond Borders as well as Director of the Center for Dispute Revolution, Kenneth Cloke has served as a mediator, arbitrator, attorney, coach, consultant and trainer. Ken specializes in resolving complex multi-party conflicts which include: community, grievance and workplace disputes, collective bargaining negotiations, organizational and school conflicts, sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuits, and public policy disputes. Ken also provides services in designing conflict resolution systems for organizations. He is a nationally recognized speaker and author of many books and journal articles. His coaching, consulting, facilitation, and training practice includes work with leaders of public, private and non-profit organizations on effective communications, collaborative negotiation, relationship building, conflict resolution, leadership development, strategic planning, team building, and organizational change. His university teaching includes law, mediation, history, political science, conflict studies, urban studies, and other social sciences at a number of colleges and universities. He is an Adjunct Professor at Pepperdine University’s School of Law, Strauss Institute; Harvard University School of Law, Program on Negotiation, Insight Initiative; Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Cape Cod Institute; and University of Amsterdam ADR Institute.
About the book:
Conflict Revolution: Mediating Evil,War, Injustice and Terrorism
by Kenneth Cloke
Published: 2008 by Janus Publications
Paperback, US $32.95 Ken Cloke is one of the foremost authorities on the origins of past and present day conflict, and how it is resolved. From the basics of interpersonal relationships and emotions to crime, labor management relations, prejudice, the environment, politics, education and economics, Ken walks us through what it means to become a global citizen on this planet and empowers us with techniques that are different from what we have done unsuccessfully for thousands of years. Ken shows us how to transform our social, economic and political institutions, and help save the planet. Conflict Revolution will change the way you see the world and your important role in its future.