The Handbook of Conflict Resolution / Edition 2

The Handbook of Conflict Resolution / Edition 2

by Morton Deutsch, Peter T. Coleman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787980587

ISBN-13: 9780787980580

Pub. Date: 09/18/2006

Publisher: Wiley

The Handbook of Conflict Resolution, Second Edition, is written for both the seasoned professional and the student who wants to deepen their understanding of the processes involved in conflicts and their knowledge of how to manage them constructively. It provides the theoretical underpinnings that throw light on the fundamental social psychological processes

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The Handbook of Conflict Resolution, Second Edition, is written for both the seasoned professional and the student who wants to deepen their understanding of the processes involved in conflicts and their knowledge of how to manage them constructively. It provides the theoretical underpinnings that throw light on the fundamental social psychological processes involved in understanding and managing conflicts at all levels—interpersonal, intergroup, organizational, and international. The Handbook covers a broad range of topics including information on cooperation and competition, justice, trust development and repair, resolving intractable conflict, and working with culture and conflict. Comprehensive in scope, this new edition includes chapters that deal with language, emotion, gender, and personal implicit theories as they relate to conflict. The book also includes:

  • An extensive review of the current state of theoretical work and research in the field
  • The most current methods and models of practice for training, mediation, and large group intervention
  • Approaches for developing conflict resolution skills in children, adolescents, and adults
  • Discussions relating to the understanding and management of intractable conflicts that may involve moral, religious, or human rights issues

In addition to its value as a vital resource in the field of conflict resolution, The Handbook of Conflict Resolution, Second Edition also makes an important contribution toward understanding the basic social psychological processes involved in any type of social interaction. A complete resource, The Handbook provides professionals with many ideas and tools that will be useful in their practice. It also provides students with the knowledge and methods to help them understand conflicts and manage them more constructively.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787980580
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/18/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
960
Product dimensions:
7.34(w) x 9.45(h) x 2.22(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Introduction (Morton Deutsch).

PART ONE: INTERPERSONAL AND INTERGROUP PROCESSES.

1 Cooperation and Competition (Morton Deutsch).

2 Justice and Conflict (Morton Deutsch).

3 Constructive Controversy: The Value of Intellectual Opposition (David W. Johnson, Roger T. Johnson, Dean Tjosvold).

4 Trust, Trust Development, and Trust Repair (Roy J. Lewicki).

5 Power and Conflict (Peter T. Coleman).

6 Communication and Conflict (Robert M. Krauss, Ezequiel Morsella).

*7 Language, Peace, and Conflict Resolution (Francisco Gomes de Matos).

8 Intergroup Conflict (Ronald J. Fisher).

9 The PSDM Model: Integrating Problem Solving and Decision Making in Conflict Resolution (Eben A. Weitzman, Patricia Flynn Weitzman).

*10 Gender Conflict and the Family (Janice M. Steil, Liora Hoffman).

PART TWO: INTRAPSYCHIC PROCESSES.

11 Judgmental Biases in Conflict Resolution and How to Overcome Them (Leigh Thompson, Janice Nadler, Robert B. Lount, Jr.).

*12 Emotion and Conflict: Why It Is Important to Understand How Emotions Affect Conflict and How Conflict Affects Emotions (Evelin G. Lindner).

13 Self-Regulation in the Service of Conflict Resolution (Walter Mischel, Aaron L. DeSmet, Ethan Kross).

PART THREE: PERSONAL DIFFERENCES.

*14 Implicit Theories and Conflict Resolution (Carol S. Dweck, Joyce Ehrlinger).

15 Personality and Conflict (Sandra V. Sandy, Susan K. Boardman, Morton Deutsch).

16 The Development of Conflict Resolution Skills: Preschool to Adulthood (Sandra V. Sandy).

PART FOUR: CREATIVITY AND CHANGE.

17 Creativity and Conflict Resolution: The Role of Point of View (Howard E. Gruber).

18 Some Guidelines for Developing a Creative Approach to Conflict (Peter T. Coleman, Morton Deutsch).

*19 Creativity in the Outcomes of Conflict (Peter J. Carnevale).

20 Change and Conflict: Motivation, Resistance and Commitment (Eric C. Marcus).

21 Changing Minds: Persuasion in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (Alison Ledgerwood, Shelly Chaiken, Deborah H. Gruenfeld, Charles M. Judd).

22 Learning Through Reflection (Victoria J. Marsick, Alfonso Sauquet, Lyle Yorks).

PART FIVE: DIFFICULT CONFLICTS.

23 Aggression and Violence (Susan Opotow).

24 Intractable Conflict (Peter T. Coleman).

*25 Moral Conflict and Engaging Alternative Perspectives (Beth Fisher-Yoshida, Ilene Wasserman).

*26 Matters of Faith: Religion, Conflict, and Conflict Resolution (Bridget Moix).

*27 Conflict Resolution and Human Rights (Andrea Bartoli, Yannis Psimopoulos).

PART SIX: CULTURE AND CONFLICT.

28 Culture and Conflict (Paul R. Kimmel).

*29 Multicultural Conflict Resolution (Paul Pederson).

30 Cooperative and Competitive Conflict in China (Dean Tjosvold, Kwok Leung, David W. Johnson).

PART SEVEN: MODELS OF PRACTICE.

31 Teaching Conflict Resolution Skills in a Workshop (Ellen Raider, Susan Coleman, Janet Gerson).

32 Mediation Revisited (Kenneth Kressel).

33 Managing Conflict Through Large-Group Methods (Barbara Benedict Bunker).

*34 Conflict in Organizations (W. Warner Burke).

*35 Eight Suggestions from the Small-Group Conflict Trenches (Kenneth Sole).

PART EIGHT: LOOKING TO THE FUTURE.

36 A Framework for Thinking About Research on Conflict Resolution Initiatives (Morton Deutsch, Jennifer S. Goldman).

*37 Some Research Frontiers in the Study of Conflict and Its Resolution (Dean G. Pruitt).

Concluding Overview (Peter T. Coleman, Eric C. Marcus).

Recommended Reading.

About the Editors.

About the Contributors.

Name Index.

Subject Index.

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