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Conflict resolution : cross-cultural perspectives

Author: Kevin Avruch; Peter W Black; Joseph A Scimecca
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, ©1998.
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This unique collection of comparable case studies addresses the need to assess modes of conflict resolution in a larger sociocultural context with attention to varying approaches and cultural perspectives. Editors Avruch, Black, and Scimecca, along with other anthropologists and sociologists, propose and test different propositions, while looking toward a general theory of conflict and conflict resolution. They  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Conflict resolution.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, ©1998
(OCoLC)761464938
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Avruch; Peter W Black; Joseph A Scimecca
ISBN: 0275964426 9780275964429 0313257965 9780313257964
OCLC Number: 40488828
Notes: Originally published: New York : Greenwood Press, 1991, in series: Contributions in ethnic studies ; no. 28.
Description: x, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : culture and conflict resolution / Kevin Avruch --
Culture and conflict resolution / Kevin Avruch --
Conflict resolution in the United States : the emergence of a profession? / Joseph A. Scimecca --
Harmony models and the construction of law / Laura Nader --
Tertius Luctans : idiocosm, caricature, and mask / F.G. Bailey --
Interpersonal conflict management styles of Jordanian managers / Kamil Kozan --
Conflict resolution and moral community among the Dou Donggo / Peter Just --
Surprised by common sense : local understandings and the management of conflict on Tobi, Republic of Belau / Peter W. Black --
Of nets, nails, and problems : the folk language of conflict resolution in a Central American setting / John Paul Lederach --
Rhetoric, reality, and resolving conflicts : disentangling in a Solomon Islands Society / Geoffrey M. White --
Ho'oponopono : straightening family relationships in Hawaii / E. Victoria Shook and Leonard Ke'ala Kwan.
Responsibility: edited by Kevin Avruch, Peter W. Black, and Joseph A. Scimecca.

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