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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737739930
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 8/8/2008
  • Series: Opposing Viewpoints Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 229
  • Age range: 15 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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Table of Contents


Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints?     11
Introduction     14
How Should Conflict Resolution Be Taught?
Chapter Preface     20
Conflict Resolution Can Be Taught at All Educational Levels   Peter T. Coleman   Beth Fisher-Yoshida     22
Conflict Resolution Is Best Taught to Young Children   Anita Vestal   Nancy Aaron Jones     33
Video Games and Other Nontraditional Means Are Effective Tools to Teach Conflict Resolution   Reena Jana     41
Schools Employ a Variety of Conflict Resolution Tactics   Susan Jekielek   Brett Brown   Pilar Marin   Laura Lippman     47
Conflicts Usually Result from Divergent Goals   Sarah Gibbard Cook     53
Conflicts Usually Result from Change   Chuck Kormanski     62
Periodical Bibliography     70
Is Conflict Resolution a Good Alternative to Legal Action?
Chapter Preface     72
Conflict Resolution Is a Practical Way to Avoid Lawsuits   Dick Dahl     74
Conflict Resolution Does Not Always Avoid Lawsuits   Stephen R. Marsh     79
Conflict Resolution Strategies Are Reshaping the Legal System in a Positive Way   Karen L. Douglas     85
Conflict Resolution Strategies AreReshaping the Legal System in a Negative Way   Deborah Hensler     94
Private Conflict Resolution Can Be More Effective than the Public Court System   Sheila Nagaraj     100
Private Conflict Resolution Is Not Necessarily More Effective than the Court System   Brad Spangler     110
Periodical Bibliography     117
Is Conflict Resolution the Best Way to Solve Environmental Problems?
Chapter Preface     119
Environmental Conflict Resolution Allows for a Balance of Competing Interests   Jeffrey P. Cohn     121
Environmental Conflict Resolution Has Benefits but Remains Untested   E. Franklin Dukes     132
Conflict Resolution Strategies Ease Resource Conflicts   Faye Anderson     140
Sometimes Countries Resort to Military Intervention Because of Resource Conflicts   Isabelle Humphries     149
Periodical Bibliography     156
What Methods Are Effective in Resolving International Conflicts?
Chapter Preface     158
Conflict Resolution Provides a Way for Governments to Prevent Violence   Sonam Wangdu     160
Government and International Efforts at Conflict Resolution Usually Fail to Prevent Violence   Fred Tanner     168
Psychologists Can Play an Important Role in International Conflict Resolution    Mark J. Hovee     178
International Conflict Resolution Initiatives Work Best When They Utilize Third Parties   Robert W. Rauchhaus     188
Diplomacy Is Effective in Resolving International Conflicts   Juliet Johnson     193
War Is Sometimes Necessary to Resolve International Conflicts   Clark S. Judge     198
Periodical Bibliography     207
For Further Discussion     208
Organizations to Contact     210
Bibliography of Books     215
Index     220
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