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Constructive Conflicts From Escalation to Resolution

ISBN-10: 0742520463

ISBN-13: 9780742520462

Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Louis Kriesberg

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Description:

Kriesberg draws on past and current theory, research, and practice to develop a systematic and coherent approach to understanding how a wide variety of struggles can be waged constructively in a new global context.
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/23/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

List of Figures and Tables
Preface and Acknowledgments to the Second Edition
Preface and Acknowledgments to the First Edition
Varieties and Stages of Conflicts
Definitions
Questions about Social Conflicts
Varieties of Conflicts
Conclusions
Notes
Bases of Social Conflicts
Theoretical Explanations
Internal Factors
System Context
Relations between Adversaries
Synthesis
Notes
Emerging Conflicts
Identity
Grievance
Forming Contentious Goals
Believing Redress Is Possible
Alternative Conflict Strategies
Types of Inducements
Strategies and Modes of Struggle
Conclusions
Notes
Adopting Conflict Strategies
Adversarial Goals
Partisan Characteristics
Relations between Adversaries
Social Context
Conclusions
Notes
Escalating Conflicts
Processes of Escalation
Policies and Conditions Shaping Escalation
Conclusions
Notes
De-escalating Conflicts
Processes of De-escalation
Changing Conditions
De-escalation Policies
Conclusions
Notes
Mediating Conflicts
Activities
Generate Pressures for an Agreement
Roles
Contributions of Mediation
Conclusions
Notes
Settling Conflicts
Settlements
Paths to Settlements
Theories and Strategies of Negotiation
Forms and Stages of Negotiations
Conclusions
Notes
Transforming Conflicts
Postsettlement Conflict Sequences
Shaping Settlements and Conflict Sequences
Changes in Conflict Components
Strategies to Maximize Constructive Transformations
Conclusions
Notes
Indirect Consequences
Aspects of Consequences
Consequences for Internal Features
Consequences for the Social Contexts
Conclusions
Notes
Synthesis, Specifications, and Implications
Synthesis
Specifications
Implications
Conclusions
Notes
Acronyms
Selected Organizations in the Field of Constructive Conflicts
Selected Websites Relating to Social Conflicts
Subject Index
Name Index
About the Author