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Re Centering Culture And Knowledge In Conflict Resolution Practice

Author : Mary Adams Trujillo
ISBN : 0815631626
Genre : Family & Relationships
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At its core, the field of conflict resolution is about relationships and ways of approaching methods for problem solving. These relationships and approaches vary greatly depending on the individual, society, and historical background. Cultural perspective is thus fundamental to any dispute intervention. Re-Centering Culture and Knowledge in Conflict Resolution Practice is a collection of essays by scholars and practitioners of conflict resolution and grassroots members of communities whose contributions are not commonly recognized. The volume offers a sampling of the cultural voices essential to effective practice yet often considered marginal in the discourse of conflict resolution. The authors explore the role of culture, race, and oppression in resolving disputes. Drawing on firsthand experience and sound research, the authors address such issues as culturally sensitive mediation practices, the diversity of perspectives in conflict resolution literature, and power dynamics. The first anthology of its kind, this book combines personal narratives with formal scholarship. By melding these varied approaches, the authors seek to inspire activism for social justice in today's multicultural society.

Human Rights And Conflict Resolution In Context

Author : Eileen Babbitt
ISBN : 9780815651246
Genre : Political Science
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Preventing sweeping human rights violations or wars and rebuilding societies in their aftermath require an approach encompassing the perspectives of both human rights advocates and practitioners of conflict resolution. While these two groups work to achieve many of the same goals—notably to end violence and loss of life—they often make different assumptions, apply different methods, and operate under different values and institutional constraints. As a result, they may adopt conflicting or even mutually exclusive approaches to the same problem. Eileen F. Babbitt and Ellen L. Lutz have collected groundbreaking essays exploring the relationship between human rights and conflict resolution. Employing a case study approach, the contributing authors examine three areas of conflict—Sierra Leone, Colombia, and Northern Ireland—from the perspectives of participants in both the peace-making and human rights efforts in each country. By spotlighting the role of activists and reflecting on what was learned in these cases, this volume seeks to push scholars and practitioners of both conflict resolution and human rights to think more creatively about the intersection of these two fields.

Democracy And Conflict Resolution

Author : Hendrik Spruyt
ISBN : 9780815652519
Genre : Political Science
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Studies of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict typically focus on how international conditions drive the likelihood of conflict resolution. By contrast, Democracy and Conflict Resolution considers the understudied impact of domestic factors. Using the contested theory of "democratic peace" as a foundational framework, the contributors explore the effects of a variety of internal influences on Israeli government practices related to Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking: electoral systems; political parties; identity; leadership; and social movements.

The Bernal Story

Author : Beth Roy
ISBN : 9780815652762
Genre : Social Science
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For eight years, the San Francisco neighborhood of Bernal Heights was mired in controversy. Traditionally a working-class neighborhood known for political activism and attention to community concern, Bernal house a diverse population of Latino, Filipino, and European heritage. The branch library, beloved in the community, was being renovated, raising the issue of whether to restore or paint over a thirty-year-old mural on its exyerior wall. To some of the residents the artwork represented their culture and their entitlement to live on the hill. To others, the mural blighted a beautiful building. To resolve this seemingly intractable conflict, area officials convened a mediation led by Roy, an experienced mediator and Bernal resident. The group, which reflected the wide range of ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds in the community, ultimately came to a strong consensus, resulting in the reinterpretation of the artwork to reflect changing times and to honor the full population of the neighborhood. The Bernal Story recounts in detail how the process was designed, who took part, how the group of twelve community representatives came to a consensus, and how that agreement was carried into the larger community and implemented. Roy’s firsthand account offers an essential tool for training community leaders and professional mediators, a valuable case history for use in sociology and conflict resolution courses, and a compelling narrative.

National Minority Regional Majority

Author : Yitzhak Reiter
ISBN : STANFORD:36105124139390
Genre : History
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"Reiter's meticulous research and nuanced analysis yield a sophisticated interpretation of Israeli policy toward the Palestinians and offer a powerful approach toward conflict management."--BOOK JACKET.

Sociology 2009

Author : British Library
ISBN : 0415599288
Genre : Reference
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First published in 1952, the International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (anthropology, economics, political science, and sociology) is well established as a major bibliographic reference for students, researchers & librarians.

Gewaltfreie Kommunikation

Author : Marshall B. Rosenberg
ISBN : 9783955716080
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Ohne dass wir es vielleicht beabsichtigen, haben unsere Worte und unsere Art zu sprechen oft Verletzung und Leid zur Folge – bei anderen und auch bei uns selbst. Die Gewaltfreie Kommunikation hilft uns, bewusster zuzuhören und unserem Gegenüber respektvolle Aufmerksamkeit zu schenken. Gleichzeitig lernen wir, uns ehrlich und klar auszudrücken. Als eine Sprache des Lebens können wir die GFK in der Kommunikation mit allen Menschen, egal welchen Alters, unabhängig von ihrem kulturellen oder religiösen Hintergrund in den unterschiedlichsten Situationen anwenden. Mit Geschichten, Erlebnissen und beispielhaften Gesprächssituationen macht Marshall Rosenberg in seinem Buch deutlich, wie sich mithilfe der GFK auch komplexe Kommunikationsprobleme lösen lassen.

Transfer Sozialer Innovationen

Author : Tobias Schröder
ISBN : 9783531932064
Genre : Social Science
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Encyclopedia Of Violence Peace And Conflict

Author : Lester R. Kurtz
ISBN : 0123695031
Genre : Political Science
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Provides timely and useful information about antagonism and reconciliation in all contexts of public and personal life. An essential reference for students and scholars working in the field of peace and conflict resolution studies, and for those seeking to explore alternatives to violence and share visions and strategies for social justice and social change.

Das Zeitalter Der Knappheit

Author : Isidor Wallimann
ISBN : 3258065942
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Wie kann für Mensch und Natur das Leben nachhaltig gesichert werden? Wie können angesichts eng miteinander verknüpfter Knappheiten und Konflikte Katastrophen abgewendet werden? Vermögen anonym funktionierende Märkte Nachhaltigkeit zu garantieren? Eins ist sicher: Das Projekt Weltindustriegesellschaft kann nicht wie bisher weitergeführt werden, es sei denn für eine kleine Zahl von Privilegierten. Zu viele Engpässe bei natürlichen Ressourcen wie Natur, Brennstoffen und Wasser bedrohen das Leben von Millionen. Aber auch die Alternative, sich von der heutigen Industriegesellschaft abzuwenden, birgt das Risiko von Unheil. Überleben auf dem Weg zu weniger und einer anderen Industriegesellschaft will gelernt sein, besonders dann, wenn dabei die Bevölkerung noch schnell wächst. Zu solchen und andern Themen finden sich hier Analysen und Antworten aus der Perspektive von Sozialwissenschaftlern, Ökonomen und Philosophen.

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