Preparing for Peace: Conflict Transformation Across Cultures

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John Paul Lederach blends a special training tradition in mediation with a tradition derived from his work in development. Throughout, he uses anecdote and pertinent experiences to demonstrate his resolution techniques. Preparing for Peace is the most innovative and comprehensive guide available for training and working across cultures and will be of value to those involved in resolution activities through development, relief, and nongovernmental agencies.
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Overview

John Paul Lederach blends a special training tradition in mediation with a tradition derived from his work in development. Throughout, he uses anecdote and pertinent experiences to demonstrate his resolution techniques. Preparing for Peace is the most innovative and comprehensive guide available for training and working across cultures and will be of value to those involved in resolution activities through development, relief, and nongovernmental agencies.
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Acknowledgments
1 Introduction 3
2 A Framework for Building Peace 11
3 An Integrated Framework for Training 25
4 An Analytical Approach to Training 37
5 The Prescriptive Model 47
6 The Elicitive Model 55
7 Prescriptive and Elicitive: The Critical Tension 63
8 Language and Metaphor as Natural Resources in Conflict Training 73
9 So to Whom Do You Turn? Discovery and Creation of Mediation Models 85
10 Role Plays: Tools for Discovery and Creation 101
11 Facing Multicultural Settings 109
12 Conclusions 119
Bibliography 125
Index 129
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