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Conflict Management Under International and Cross-Cultural Contexts: Opportunities in the Belt and Road

  • Charles T. L. LeungEmail author
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Abstract

The Belt and Road has created numerous possibilities for international development in which diversified conflicts could also be observed. This would include commercial disputes related to infrastructure constructions and engineering projects, community quarrels such as cross-border family and labor issues, and even the disharmony regarding official collaborations. This chapter therefore aims to explore promising methods, measures, and policies in handling of potential conflicts in this field of practice. Apart from reviewing existing practice, the chapter will introduce in particular relevant innovation in commercial dispute resolution. The feasibility of adopting the innovation for other types of conflict will also be assessed. Finally, this paper makes an argument that professional bodies in conflict management should be significant to foster policy collaboration across the regions and countries under the Belt and Road.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Social Work and Social Administration ProgramUnited International CollegeZhuhaiChina

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