Conflict: From Analysis to Intervention

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Sandra I. Cheldelin, Daniel Druckman, Larissa Fast
A&C Black, Aug 13, 2003 - Political Science - 373 pages
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This major new textbook analyses the emergent role of conflict analysis and resolution. Cheldelin, Druckman and Fast are all based at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, and are international experts in the field of conflict. Covering theory, research and practice, the authors provide a comprehensive typology of conflict, as well as an in-depth analysis of the structural, strategic and cultural factors which influence conflict. They explore its management and resolution, paying particular attention to the concepts of negotiation, mediation and peace-building.
  

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Contents

Theory Research and Practice
9
Diagnosing Conflict
37
Sources
55
Dynamics
68
The Editors
91
Culture
140
Structure
154
Institutions
168
Mediation and Arbitration
220
Problemsolving
241
Facilitation and Consultation
254
Structural Transformation
269
Peacebuilding
291
Toward Integrated Knowledge
305
References
315
Index
367

The Editors
189
Informal Roles
210

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Sandra C. Cheldelin is the Vernon M. and Minnie I. Lynch Professor of Conflict Resolution at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University, USA. An expert in organizational conflict, she has worked with more than 150 organizations and has facilitated large-scale interethnic and interfaith community dialogues on topics of fear, terrorism, violence and suspicion. Her international work has taken her to Bosnia, Ukraine, Republic of Georgia, Tajikistan, Israel, and Liberia. Daniel Druckmansplits his time between the Department of Public and International Affairs at George Mason and the University of Queensland Larissa Fast is at the University of Notre Dame.

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