Social Conflict: Escalation, Stalemate and Settlement / Edition 2

Social Conflict: Escalation, Stalemate and Settlement / Edition 2

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Social Conflict: Escalation, Stalemate and Settlement / Edition 2

Social Conflict has been the standard bearer for brief, sophisticated coverage of all the key research on an important social psychology topic of concern to political scientists as well as sociologists. The new edition will be as brief as the last (200 pages) and will be completely updated and re-written for greater clarity, coherence, and especially concern for cross-cultural conflict. Now with new co-author Sung Hee Kim. This book has sold very well in psychology, communication, sociology, business communication, and political science departments as a supplement. Now a part of the McGraw-Hill Series in Social Psychology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780070542112
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 01/01/1994
Series: McGraw-Hill Series in Social Psychology
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Dean G. Pruitt is SUNY Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychology at the University at Buffalo: State University of New York and Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University. He received his Ph.D. in psychology from Yale University and did postdoctoral work in psychology at the University of Michigan and in international relations at Northwestern University. His specialties are social conflict, negotiation, and mediation. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and the American Psychological Society and has received the Harold D. Lasswell Award for Distinguished Scientific Contribution to Political Psychology from the International Society of Political Psychology and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Association for Conflict Management.

Sung Hee Kim is Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Kentucky. She received her Ph.D. from Tufts University and is a recipient of a Peace Scholar Fellowship from the United States Institute of Peace. She publishes articles on conflict, attribution processes, and vengeful emotions.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1: Overview

CHAPTER 2: Nature and Sources of Conflict

CHAPTER 3: Strategic Choice

CHAPTER 4: Contentious Tactics

CHAPTER 5: Escalation and Its Development

CHAPTER 6: Structural Changes in Escalation

CHAPTER 7: The Persistence of Escalation

CHAPTER 8: Escalation and Stability

CHAPTER 9: Stalemate and De-escalation

CHAPTER 10: Problem Solving

CHAPTER 11: The Intervention of Third Parties: Mediation

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