Dictionary of Conflict Resolution / Edition 1

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Overview

The first and only dictionary for the field of conflict resolution.Defining 1,400 terms, this comprehensive resource will standardizethe language of conflict resolution—improving dialogue andunderstanding among professionals and theorist and promotinguniformity and consistency in the language. The Dictionary ofConflict Resolution offers common and varied uses of terms,clarifies differences between terms, and recommAnds accurate usage.Bringing much-needed clarity and cohesion to this evolvingprofession, the Dictionary of Conflict Resolution is a majorbreakthrough in the field's linguistic evolution.

In Cooperation with the Society of Professionals in DisputeResolution and with the support of the William and Flora HewlettFoundation and the Georgia Consortium on Negotiation and ConflictResolution.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"On behalf of the Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution(SPIDR), I am pleased to Andorse the Dictionary of ConflictResolution. I am certain that the book will be an importantcontribution to the field of conflict resolution. It may very wellbecome to the conflict resolution field what Roberts' Dictionary ofIndustrial Relations has been to the labor-management literature.As such, it will become a standard reference for anyone who is aserious scholar or practitioner in the field of conflict resolutionand collaborative decision making. One of the most importantcontributions that SPIDR has made over the years is to contributesignificantly to the intellectual capital of the field. SPIDR'scontribution to the development of the Dictionary is in the besttradition of that intellectual enterprise." (Homer C. La Rue,president, Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution)

"A crucial step in establishing conflict resolution as a distinctdiscipline, this dictionary is a remarkable and ambitious work thatmakes sense out of a 'tower of Babel' and successfully captures thediversity of meaning in this rapidly expanding field. This will bean essential reference for the profession." (William K. Slate, II,president, American Arbitration Association)

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With the help of many business and law professionals, Yarn law, Georgia State U. provides well-researched definitions of 1400 core terms<-->including the major institutions, processes, and ideas behind mediation. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR booknews.com
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787946791
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 9/10/1999
  • Edition description: 1 ED
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 576
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.43 (h) x 1.66 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Licensing Teachers: The Need for Change

2. What Teachers Need to Know and Be Able to Do

3. The Need for New Assessments in Teaching

4. New Assessment Strategies in Teaching

5. An Architecture for a Licensing System

6. Developing Prototype Assessments for Licensing

7. The Internship

8. Implementation Concerns

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