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Conflict: From Theory to Action (2nd Edition) Providing the most complete coverage of conflict available, this book represents a total approach to the study of conflict. Solid research and theory help readers better understand the nature of conflict, while practical material helps them make better communication choices. In addition to considering what people bring into a conflict in terms of their attitudes, beliefs, values, and personal characteristics, the book offers new ideas and attitudes to help readers approach conflict more effect…

Until the Last Man Comes Home: POWs, MIAs, and the Unending Vietnam WarFewer Americans were captured or missing during the Vietnam War than in any previous major military conflict in U.S. history. Yet despite their small numbers, American POWs inspired an outpouring of concern that slowly eroded support for the war. Michael J. Allen reveals how wartime loss transformed U.S. politics well before, and long after, the war’s official end.Throughout the war’s last years and in the decades since, Allen argues, the effort to recover lost warriors was as much a means to es…

From Identity-Based Conflict to Identity-Based Cooperation: The ARIA Approach in Theory and Practice (Peace Psychology Book Series)Through proper engagement, identity-based conflict enhances and develops identity as a vehicle to promote creative collaboration between individuals, the groups they constitute and the systems they forge. This handbook describes the specific model that has been developed as well as various approaches and applications to identity-conflict used throughout the world….

A Safe Place to Talk About Race: 10 Thought-Provoking Interviews with Sharon E. Davis from her VoiceAmerica radio show, Some of the nation’s most respected leaders and luminaries on race and culture share what we need to know to dig our way out of this ditch of racism in the 21st Century. In ‘A Safe Place to Talk About Race’, Sharon E. Davis highlights ten fascinating guests interviewed on her VoiceAmerica talk show, “A Safe Place to Talk About Race”. Her guests share some of the most honest talk on issues of race and culture including sexual orientation. The hardest part was selecting just 10 guests in this …

A Force More Powerful: A Century of Nonviolent ConflictSome of the nation’s most respected leaders and luminaries on race and culture share what we need to know to dig our way out of this ditch of racism in the 21st Century. In ‘A Safe Place to Talk About Race’, Sharon E. Davis highlights ten fascinating guests interviewed on her VoiceAmerica talk show, “A Safe Place to Talk About Race”. Her guests share some of the most honest talk on issues of race and culture including sexual orientation. The hardest part was selecting just 10 guests in this …

Deliberative Communication and Ethnopolitical Conflict (Language as Social Action)Examining the close relationship between principles of deliberative democracy, communication, and conflict resolution, this book argues that the nature of deliberative processes is underappreciated for conflict resolution in ethnopolitically divided societies, and that the communicative nature of democratic deliberation is ripe for theoretical and empirical expansion. The book examines the potential of deliberative democracy to contribute to conflict resolution, including issues of argument, del…

The Hill Wars Of The Korean Conflict: A Dictionary of Hills, Outposts, and Other Sites of Military ActionIn many respects, all wars are alike. All soldiers compete for position and mobility; all forces struggle for the larger territory, the greater power. Yet each war has as well its distinguishing characteristics–its unique features, its most-remembered events, its particular frustrations that haunt the dreams of its veterans. In Korea, it was the hills. The Korean hills offered observation, artillery, and mortar advantage to whichever country controlled them. On these hills, thousands of soldie…

Acting to Manage Conflict and Bullying Through Evidence-Based StrategiesThis book offers a complete and detailed account of the evolution of an internationally successful, evidence-based program that has been the result of almost two decades of action research into conflict and bullying. It addresses one of the most serious problems encountered in schools and work places worldwide: that of bullying and inter-personal conflict. The book presents a comprehensive account of the research, development and refinement of the DRACON Project and the Acting Against Bullying a…

Governance, Conflict and Development in South Asia: Perspectives from India, Nepal and Sri Lanka (Governance, Conflict and Civic Action)This volume examines how various forms of governance have emerged in South Asia after colonialism, and the developmental and conflict-related challenges the region faces. Drawing from the contexts of India, Sri Lanka and Nepal, it highlights the degree of institutionalization of democracy. The book further points to the manner in which shortcomings in governmental arrangements intersect with the prevalence of conflict at the national as well as sub-national levels. It showcases that democratic …

Conflict: From Analysis to InterventionThis 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 p…