Conflict Resolution: Theory, Research, and Practice
Reviews classic and contemporary theories of conflict, focusing on five main ways people try to resolve their conflicts--coercion, negotiation, adjudication, mediation, and arbitration.
Broadly defining "conflict resolution," James A. Schellenberg gives systematic coverage to five main ways people may try to resolve their conflicts: coercion, negotiation, adjudication, mediation, and arbitration. The main theories of conflict, both classic and contemporary, are reviewed under four main categories: individual characteristics theories, social process theories, social structural theories, and formal theories.
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The Field of Conflict Studies
Conflict Resolution Research
Individual Characteristics Theories
Social Process Theories
Social Structural Theories
Negotiation and Bargaining
Many Roads to Resolution
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