Moral Conflict: When Social Worlds Collide

Moral Conflict: When Social Worlds Collide

by W. (Walter) Barnett Pearce, Stephen W. (Ward) Littlejohn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761900527

ISBN-13: 9780761900528

Pub. Date: 03/20/1997

Publisher: SAGE Publications

In an original synthesis of communication theory and their own research and experience as intervention agents, the authors of Moral Conflict describe a dialectical tension between the expression and suppression of conflict that can be transcended in ways that lead to personal growth and productive patterns of social action. Several projects are described as

Overview

In an original synthesis of communication theory and their own research and experience as intervention agents, the authors of Moral Conflict describe a dialectical tension between the expression and suppression of conflict that can be transcended in ways that lead to personal growth and productive patterns of social action. Several projects are described as practical examples of these ways of working.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761900528
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/20/1997
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: MORAL CONFLICT
Discovering Moral Conflict
Understanding Conflict
The Problem of Moral Conflict
PART TWO: COMMUNICATION AND THE EXPRESSION OF DIFFERENCE
The Quality of Public Discourse
Patterns of Expressing Difference
Fighting and Making Peace
PART THREE: TOWARD A TRANSCENDENT DISCOURSE
New Forms of Eloquence
Model Projects in Transcendent Discourse
Achieving Transcendence

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