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From family feuds to labor strikes and international warfare, human conflict is an ever-present and universal social problem and the methods to manage it are a challenge for everyone, from average citizens to policymakers and social theorists. This study will educate students about how and why conflict erupts, and under what conditions it can be managed. It is a unique classroom book blending theory and practical application and the first to bridge the science of social theory and the art of practice for students.Read more
- The authors' insights into conflict are summarized in easy to understand diagrams
- These diagrams provide tools that can be used to understand any conflict
- The authors describe and analyze three real-life conflicts in great detail
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"Particularly in light of recent developments in the war against terrorism, Bartos and Wehr's Using Conflict Theory constitutes a timely contribution and provides enoyable topical reading for the general public as well as for tis main intended audience, students of conflict resolution" Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology,/i> Silvia Dorina Mussano, University of Ulster
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- Date Published: July 2002
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9780521794466
- length: 232 pages
- dimensions: 230 x 155 x 15 mm
- weight: 0.34kg
- contains: 24 b/w illus. 1 map 7 tables
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
2. Understanding conflict
3. Development of incompatible goals
4. Application to the civil rights struggle
5. Emergence of overt conflicts
6. Application to a university conflict
7. Escalation and de-escalation
8. Application to conflict in Bosnia
9. Making conflict work economically
10. Understanding and managing conflicts.
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