Sitting in the Fire: Large Group Transformation Using Conflict and Diversity

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Lao Tse Press, 1995 - Social Science - 267 pages
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Using examples ranging from disputes in small organizations to large-scale conflicts in countries around the world, this volume offers practical methods for working with conflict, leadership crises, stagnation, abuse, terrorism, violence, and other social action issues. It brings an understanding of the psychology of conflict and the knowledge that many disputes can be traced back to inequalities of rank and power between parties, providing tools that will enable people to use conflict to build community.

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an essential read for anyone studying psychology, sociology, or working with groups of any size. This is an a seminal piece of work for mankind

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User Review  - Sascha Altman-DuBrul - Goodreads

This is a powerful introduction to Process Oriented Psychology which is a mix of Gestalt and Jungian and Group work. "Arnold Mindell, Ph.D shows how working with power, rank, revenge and abuse helps build sustainable communities." Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments
ix
The Price of Liberty
17
The Impossible Teachers
33
Copyright

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Arnold Mindell, Ph.D., is the founder of a new school of therapy called Process-Oriented Psychology, and is known throughout the world for his innovative synthesis of dreams, bodywork, Jungian therapy, group process, consciousness studies, shamanism, quantum physics, and small and large group conflict resolution.

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