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Words of Conflict, Words of War : How the Language We Use in Political Processes Sparks Fighting.

Author: Fathali M Moghaddam; Rom Harre
Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2010.
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Words of Conflict, Words of War: How the Language We Use in Political Processes Sparks Fighting is a fascinating exploration of the narratives leaders use to position both themselves and others in the course of political processes that lead to peace or conflict. Drawing on the relatively new field of "positioning theory," expert essays provide insights into the ways words position us--for better or worse--and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Moghaddam, Fathali M.
Words of Conflict, Words of War : How the Language We Use in Political Processes Sparks Fighting.
Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fathali M Moghaddam; Rom Harre
ISBN: 9780313376771 0313376778
OCLC Number: 651599451
Description: 1 online resource (227 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Chapter 1 Words, Conflicts, and Political Processes; Part I: Micropolitics and Personal Positioning; Part II: Political Parties and Factions; Afterword; Name Index; Subject Index; About the Editors and Contributors.

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Words of Conflict, Words of War: How the Language We Use in Political Processes Sparks Fighting is a fascinating exploration of the narratives leaders use to position both themselves and others in the course of political processes that lead to peace or conflict. Drawing on the relatively new field of "positioning theory," expert essays provide insights into the ways words position us--for better or worse--and influence our intended results. The focus on narratives, from the interpersonal to the international, leads to a better understanding of political processes and conflict resolut.

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