Peace and Power: Building Communities for the Future / Edition 4

Peace and Power: Building Communities for the Future / Edition 4

by Peggy L. Chinn
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0763709441

ISBN-13: 9780763709440

Pub. Date: 02/28/1996

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC

Chinn (nursing, emeritus, U. of Connecticut) advocates for the values of cooperation, universal empowerment and integration of multiple viewpoints in conflict resolution. She offers guidelines for choosing group values and goals, conducting meetings and for incorporating more equitable relationships in organizations. The Peace and Power processes are designed to

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Chinn (nursing, emeritus, U. of Connecticut) advocates for the values of cooperation, universal empowerment and integration of multiple viewpoints in conflict resolution. She offers guidelines for choosing group values and goals, conducting meetings and for incorporating more equitable relationships in organizations. The Peace and Power processes are designed to overcome all types of power imbalances and are applicable to classrooms, corporate work groups, community activism groups and families. The text lacks an index. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763709440
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date:
02/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
125
Product dimensions:
6.01(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsvi
Preface to the 5th Editionvii
1Introduction1
2What It's All About: PEACE6
3How We Get There From Here: POWER11
4Doing It: Making the Commitment17
5Principles of Solidarity: Foundations for Building Community25
6Processes for Gatherings33
7Turning It Over: Rotating Leadership and Responsibility40
8Value-Based Decision-Building49
9Stepping from Here to There: Closing61
10Valuing Diversity and Solidarity: Conflict Transformation73
11Period Pieces89
12Classrooms, Committees, and Institutional Constraints93
13Epilogue101
Bibliography105

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