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Constructive conflicts : from escalation to resolution

Author: Louis Kriesberg; Bruce W Dayton, global affairs.
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, cop. 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th[rev.] edView all editions and formats

This comprehensive and highly regarded book provides a framework for analyzing diverse social conflicts. Updates for the fourth edition include a more reader-friendly first chapter, new examples such  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Kriesberg; Bruce W Dayton, global affairs.
ISBN: 1442206837 9781442206830 1442206845 9781442206847 1442206853 9781442206854
OCLC Number: 796778507
Description: xii, 431 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Contents: List of Figures and Tables List of Acronyms Preface and Acknowledgments Chapter 1: Analyzing Social Conflicts Defining Social Conflicts Five Core Ideas about Social Conflicts Varieties of Conflicts Combinations Constituting Destructiveness and Constructiveness Chapter 2: Bases of Social Conflicts Internal Factors System Context Relations between Adversaries Synthesis Chapter 3: The Emergence of Conflicts Identities of Self and Others Grievance Forming Contentious Goals Believing Redress is Possible Conclusions Chapter 4: Alternative Conflict Strategies Types of Inducements Strategies and Modes of Struggle Illustrative Strategies Conclusions Chapter 5: Adopting Conflict Strategies Partisan Goals Partisan Characteristics Relations Between Adversaries Social Context Conclusions Chapter 6: Escalation of Conflicts Dimensions of Escalation Processes of Escalation Policies and Conditions Shaping Escalation Conclusions Chapter 7: The De-escalation of Conflicts Processes of De-Escalation Changing Conditions De-Escalation Policies Conclusions Chapter 8: Mediation in Conflicts Mediation Defined Social Roles Shapers of Mediator Roles Assessing Mediation Contributions Conclusions Chapter 9: Settling Conflicts through Negotiated and Nonnegotiated Means Variations in Settlement Outcomes Paths to Settlement Forms and Stages of Negotiation Conclusions Chapter 10: Outcomes and Post-Termination Sequences Variations in Outcomes Variations in Post-Termination Sequences Internal Consequences Consequences for the Social Context Constructive Transformations Conclusions Chapter 11: Synthesis, Specifications, and Challenges Synthesis Specifications Challenges Conclusions Appendix A: Selected Organizations in the Field of Constructive Conflicts Appendix B: Selected Websites Relating to Social Conflicts
Responsibility: Louis Kriesberg and Bruce W. Dayton.


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