Addresses the issues about increased violence in the developing countries with two common perspectives. The first is the liberal interpretation, and the second is a romantic, utopian view of violence. This book aims to forge an alternative way of understanding the role of violence in the transition to capitalism and a global economy.
Stefan Wolff investigates the origins, dynamics, management, and settlement of ethnic conflicts throughout the world - and helps explain why nationalism and ethnicity are still such powerful forces in turning neighbour against neighbour.
Exploring the challenge of rehabilitating countries after civil wars, this 2004 book finds that if democracy and capitalism are introduced too quickly they can increase danger of renewed fighting. A more effective approach to post-conflict peacebuilding would be to introduce political and economic reform in a more gradual and controlled manner.
Containing extracts by major contributors to debates on ethnicity, including Weber, Brass, Hechter, and Horowitz, this book offers explanations for the contentious nature of ethnicity, its worldwide effects, and the possible means for overcoming conflicts.
This collection addresses the problem of ethnic conflict and its regulation. It begins with a guide to the methods used to eliminate or manage such conflict, and is followed by a global sample of case studies written by leading authorities.
This fascinating and instructive book offers about a revealing, blow-by-blow description of secret, headline-making negotiations in the Mideast, Korea, Africa, and Bosnia, as well as an invaluable guide to conducting such a difficult process of tremendous practical application to a wide variety of conflict resolution professionals.
This volume will be swiftly recognized as the essential, cutting edge reference for all practitioners, students, and teachers in the field of conflict resolution, produced by the most important and distinguished brand name in the field: The Harvard Law School Program on Negotiation.
This is the fourth edition of one of the seminal works in the field of mediation and conflict resolution. The book is practical blend of theory, research, and practice with a useful how to approach to resolving disputes at various stages of development and resolution.
Covers the skills, techniques and strategies required in mediation by mediators, lawyers, clients and other participants. This title features examples, case studies, exercises and precedents. It is suitable for both beginners and experienced mediators.
Drawing on their own experiences as mediators, the contributors to this book discuss the benefits and drawbacks of mediation and use case studies to illustrate how mediation works in practice. This book provides a comprehensive overview of mediation as well as containing useful information and advice for anyone involved in mediation.
The tactics employed in legal deals and disputes often result in a breakdown in communication or in unsettled cases. This book offers a step-by-step guide to conflict resolution, providing both lawyers and their clients with ways to change 'conflict to collaboration'.