Social conflict: escalation, stalemate, and settlement

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Useful at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, Social Conflict has been the standard-bearer for brief, sophisticated coverage of all the key research on social conflict and its resolution from a psychological perspective. Dealing with interpersonal, intergroup, interorganizational, and international conflict, the new edition is thoroughly updated and offers additional content to address recent findings and world events. This text is a part of the McGraw-Hill Series in Social Psychology.

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Nature and Sources of Conflict
Strategic Choice

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About the author (2004)

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.

Rubin was Professor of Psychology, Tufts University.