Working with Conflict Skills and Strategies for Action

ISBN-10: 1856498379
ISBN-13: 9781856498371
Edition: 2000
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Description: This source book provides a range of practical tools, processes, ideas and techniques for tackling conflict. It highlights the options available to individuals and organisations, and strengthens their capacity to engage in useful interventions.

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Book details

List price: $52.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Zed Books, Limited
Publication date: 8/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

This source book provides a range of practical tools, processes, ideas and techniques for tackling conflict. It highlights the options available to individuals and organisations, and strengthens their capacity to engage in useful interventions.

About the Authors
Acknowledgements
Preface
Analysis
Understanding Conflict Towards a Conceptual Framework
Making sense of conflict
Addressing conflict
Differing approaches: to manage, resolve or transform conflict
Theories about the causes of conflict
Violence is more than behaviour: it also involves context and attitudes
Violence and nonviolence as ways of bringing about change
Peace as a process
What is peace-building?
How is it best to start?
Tools for Conflict Analysis
Introduction
What is conflict analysis?
Tools for analysing conflict situations
Stages of conflict
Timelines
Conflict mapping
The ABC Triangle
The Onion
The Conflict Tree
Force-field analysis
Pillars
The Pyramid
What we have covered and where we are going next
Critical Issues
Introduction
Power
Culture
Identity
Gender
Rights
Conclusion
Strategy
Building Strategies to Address Conflict
Introduction
Visions: building and sharing
Multi-level triangles
Mapping for entry points
The Grid: ideas for work on conflict
The Wheel
Aid and conflict
Mapping the impact of aid and development programmes on conflict
The Strategy Circle
Influencing Policy
Introduction
How to use this chapter
The Values Tree: what you stand for
Spectrum of strategic options
A checklist for NGOs working in areas of conflict
Assessing organisational capacity
Helping individuals to change
Action
Intervening Directly in Conflict
Introduction
Nonviolence as an approach to conflict intervention
Preparing for intervention
Awareness-raising and mobilisation for change
Prevention
Maintaining a presence
Enabling a settlement
Addressing the Consequences
Introduction
Post-war reconstruction: Combining physical and social aspects
Psychological reconstruction: Helping individuals to deal with the past
Social reconstruction: building relationships
Conclusion
Working on the Social Fabric
Introduction
Education for peace and justice
Promoting participation of people in decision-making
Developing global governance
Learning
Evaluation
Introduction
Evaluating 'Working with Conflict'
The Evaluation Web
Impact assessment
Indicators
Key issues in evaluations
And Find Out More...
Introduction
Organisations
Resources
Index

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