Building Peace: Sustainable Reconciliation in Divided Societies

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United States Institute of Peace #ad - In addition, this volume includes a chapter by practitioner John Prendergast that applies Lederach's conceptual framework to ongoing conflicts in the Horn of Africa. Used book in Good Condition. A major work from a seminal figure in the field of conflict resolution, Building Peace is John Paul Lederach's definitive statement on peacebuilding.

Marrying wisdom, and passion, long-term perspectives, insight, lederach explains why we need to move beyond "traditional" diplomacy, toward a holistic approach that stresses the multiplicity of peacemakers, which often emphasizes top-level leaders and short-term objectives, and the need to create an infrastructure that empowers resources within a society and maximizes contributions from outside.

Building Peace: Sustainable Reconciliation in Divided Societies #ad - Sophisticated yet pragmatic, training, resources, process, the volume explores the dynamics of contemporary conflict and presents an integrated framework for peacebuilding in which structure, and evaluation are coordinated in an attempt to transform the conflict and effect reconciliation. Building peace is a substantive reworking and expansion of a work developed for the United Nations University in 1994.

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Culture and Conflict Resolution Cross-Cultural Negotiation Books

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United States Institute of Peace #ad - After years of relative neglect, culture is finally receiving due recognition as a key factor in the evolution and resolution of conflicts. The book explores divergent theories of social conflict and differing strategies that shape the conduct of diplomacy, and examines the role that culture has and has not played in conflict resolution.

Unfortunately, when theorists and practitioners of conflict resolution speak of “culture, however, ” they often understand and use it in a bewildering and unhelpful variety of ways. With sophistication and lucidity, Culture and Conflict Resolution exposes these shortcomings and proposes an alternative conception in which culture is seen as dynamic and derivative of individual experience.

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The Moral Imagination: The Art and Soul of Building Peace

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Oxford University Press #ad - Conflict professionals must envision their work as a creative act - an exercise of what Lederach terms the "moral imagination. Oxford university Press USA. Finding this art, he says, requires a worldview shift. As founding director of the conflict transformation program and institute of Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University, he has provided consultation and direct mediation in a range of situations from the Miskito/Sandinista conflict in Nicaragua to Somalia, the Basque Country, Northern Ireland, and the Philippines.

. This new book represents his thinking and learning over the past several years. His influential 1997 book Building Peace has become a classic in the discipline. He explores the evolution of his understanding of peacebuilding by reflecting on his own experiences in the field. Peacebuilding, in his view, is both a learned skill and an art.

The Moral Imagination: The Art and Soul of Building Peace #ad - John paul lederach's work in the field of conciliation and mediation is internationally recognized.

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Little Book of Conflict Transformation: Clear Articulation Of The Guiding Principles By A Pioneer In The Field The Little Books of Justice and Peacebuilding Series

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Good Books #ad - John paul lederach is internationally recognized for his breakthrough thinking and action related to conflict on all levels—person-to-person, factions within communities, warring nations. This clearly articulated statement offers a hopeful and workable approach to conflict—that eternally beleaguering human situation.

He explores why "conflict transformation" is more appropriate than "conflict resolution" or "management. But he refuses to be drawn into impractical idealism. Social Policy. Politics & Government. Oxford university Press USA. John Lederach. War and Peace. Its practice, says Lederach, requires "both solutions and social change.

Little Book of Conflict Transformation: Clear Articulation Of The Guiding Principles By A Pioneer In The Field The Little Books of Justice and Peacebuilding Series #ad - It asks not simply "how do we end something not desired?" but "how do we end something destructive and build something desired?" How do we deal with the immediate crisis, as well as the long-term situation? What disciplines make such thinking and practices possible? This title is part of The Little Books of Justice and Peacebuilding series.

Conflict transformation is an idea with a deep reach.

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Contemporary Conflict Resolution

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Polity #ad - Politics & Government. Oxford university Press USA. Part ii sets the field within the context of rapid global change and addresses the controversies that have surrounded conflict resolution as it has entered the mainstream. Since the end of the cold war, conflict prevention and resolution, peacekeeping and peacebuilding have risen to the top of the international agenda.

Wiley-Blackwell. Social Policy. Comprehensively updated and illustrated with new case studies, the book identifies a new pattern of transnational conflicts and argues for a response based on cosmopolitan conflict resolution, defined as the promotion of the cosmopolitan values on which the welfare and life hopes of future generations depend.

Contemporary Conflict Resolution #ad - John Lederach. War and Peace. Contemporary conflict resolution is essential reading for students of peace and security studies, conflict management and international politics, as well as for those working in non-governmental organizations and think-tanks. Part i offers a comprehensive survey of the theory and practice of conflict resolution.

The fourth edition of this hugely popular text explains the key concepts, evaluates successes and failures, charts the development of the field, and assesses the main current challenges and debates in the second decade of the twenty-first century. In response to ongoing changes in the dynamics of global conflict, and the continued evolution of conflict resolution theory and practice, the conflict in Ukraine, the rise of the self-styled Islamic State, including the events and consequences of the Arab revolutions, this edition provides a fresh assessment of the contemporary conflict landscape.

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Conflict Assessment and Peacebuilding Planning: Toward a Participatory Approach to Human Security

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Kumarian Press #ad - John Lederach. She also helps us to fruitfully question widely held assumptions. A global observatory must-read book in peace and security! offering a systematic approach that links practical conflict-assessment exercises to the design, monitoring, and evaluation of peacebuilding efforts, planning,  Conflict Assessment and Peacebuilding Planning has been carefully―and realistically―designed to enhance the effectiveness of peacebuilding practice.

. Wiley-Blackwell. Her concise handbook, informed by on-the-ground realities, is an essential resource for building true human security. Politics & Government. Oxford university Press USA. Social Policy. Lisa schirch presents a convenient, logical framework and a wealth of tools for improving planning and implementation.

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Less Than Human

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Griffin #ad - Social Policy. Dehumanization has made atrocities like the Holocaust, the genocide in Rwanda, and the slave trade possible. We are all potential dehumanizers, just as we are all potential objects of dehumanization. We still find it in war, genocide, xenophobia, and racism. Less than human is a powerful and highly original study of the roots of human violence and bigotry, and it as timely as it is relevant.

Less than human is the first book to illuminate precisely how and why we sometimes think of others as subhuman creatures. Smith shows that it is a dangerous mistake to think of dehumanization as the exclusive preserve of Nazis, communists, Jews, Palestinians, terrorists, or any other monster of the moment.

Less Than Human #ad - Kumarian Press. Winner of the 2012 anisfield-wolf book award for NonfictionA revelatory look at why we dehumanize each other, with stunning examples from world history as well as today's headlines "Brute. Cockroach. Lice. Vermin. People often regard members of their own kind as less than human, enslave, and use terms like these for those whom they wish to harm, or exterminate.

Politics & Government. John Lederach.

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Leashing the Dogs of War: Conflict Management in a Divided World

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United States Institute of Peace #ad - Social Policy. John Lederach. Wiley-Blackwell. Kumarian Press. War and Peace. Politics & Government. Used book in Good Condition. Oxford university Press USA. The definitive volume on the sources of contemporary conflict and the array of possible responses to it.

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Politics, Dialogue and the Evolution of Democracy: How to Discuss Race, Abortion, Immigration, Gun Control, Climate Change, Same Sex Marriage and Other Hot Topics

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Goodmedia Press #ad - John Lederach. S. Used book in Good Condition. Kumarian Press. War and Peace. Oxford university Press USA. Social Policy. The problem is, mutual understanding, collaboration, we haven't figured out yet how to discuss political ideas and beliefs in ways that lead to learning, empathy, and problem solving. Wiley-Blackwell.

. Doing so raises difficult questions, organize, and how do we transform political conflicts? how do we design, and facilitate dialogues about these contentious issues without degenerating into pointless diatribes? What higher order skills and capacities are required for democracy to succeed? What are the limits of democracy, such as: How do we discuss what we believe in without becoming biased and adversarial? How do we learn to talk to each other about difficult and dangerous topics? What makes politics so contentious, and in what directions is it evolving? What can interest-based approaches to conflict teach us about how to engage in political conflicts constructively? Explore these questions and more in this profoundly necessary and timely book.

Politics, Dialogue and the Evolution of Democracy: How to Discuss Race, Abortion, Immigration, Gun Control, Climate Change, Same Sex Marriage and Other Hot Topics #ad - Politics & Government. In the U. And around the world, prejudice and personal attacks, we are mired in political conflicts that are filled with bitterness, leading to increased stereotyping and discrimination, hatred, divisive language and antagonistic, hate-filled conversations that diminish our ability to work together to solve problems that increasingly impact all of us.

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Social Conflict: Escalation, Stalemate, and Settlement 3rd Edition

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McGraw-Hill Education #ad - John Lederach. War and Peace. Dealing with interpersonal, interorganizational, and international conflict, intergroup, the new edition is thoroughly updated and offers additional content to address recent findings and world events. Oxford university Press USA. Politics & Government. Mcgraw-hill Humanities Social Sciences Languages.

Used book in Good Condition. This text is a part of the McGraw-Hill Series in Social Psychology. 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.

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In the Name of Identity: Violence and the Need to Belong

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Arcade #ad - The future of society depends on accepting all identities, while recognizing our individualism. Used book in Good Condition. Wiley-Blackwell. Evident here are the dangers of using identity as a protective—and therefore aggressive—mechanism, geographical, the root of racial, and colonialist subjugation throughout history.

Maalouf contends that many of us would reject our inherited conceptions of identity, to which we cling through habit, if only we examined them more closely. Identity is the crucible out of which we come: our background, our gender, our tribal affiliations, our religion or lack thereof, our race, all go into making up who we are.

In the Name of Identity: Violence and the Need to Belong #ad - Moving across the world’s history, and politics, faiths, he argues against an oversimplified and hostile interpretation of the concept. He cogently and persuasively examines identity in the context of the modern world, where it can be viewed as both glory and poison. Politics & Government. All too often, ethnic, however, the notion of identity—personal, religious, or national—has given rise to heated passions and even massive crimes.

Mcgraw-hill Humanities Social Sciences Languages. Oxford university Press USA. Social Policy.

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