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The Handbook of Conflict Resolution, Third Edition

These eleven chapters from The Handbook of Conflict Resolution, Third Edition, available exclusively via online download, address specific areas of interest in the conflict resolution field.

Chapter 46: Gender Conflict in Marriage
by Janice M. Steil and Beth Turetsky
Explores why gender equality matters and why it is so difficult to achieve within the context of marital relationships.
Gender Conflict in Marriage: PDF
Chapter 47: Conflict Resolution in Schools
by David W. Johnson and Roger T. Johnson
Explores the nature of violence prevention and conflict resolution programs and their impact on classroom management and bullying.
Conflict in Schools: PDF
Chapter 48: Conflict in Organizations
by W. Warner Burke
Examines the nature of conflict at the psychological, interpersonal, intergroup, and organizational levels and suggests strategies for dealing with these conflicts.
Conflict in Organizations: PDF
Chapter 49: Labor Relations & Conflict
by Christopher Honeyman
Outlines past and recent trends in the complex field of labor relations and employment relations, as well as labor relations as a testing ground for conflict resolution techniques which are now being applied more broadly.
Labor Relations and Conflict: PDF
Chapter 50: Alternative/Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Context: Formal, Informal, and Semi-Formal Legal Processes
by Carrie Menkel-Meadow
Outlines the theories, intellectual histories, practices, and evolution of ?A? (alternative/appropriate) dispute resolution in the justice system.
Conflict in Organizations: PDF
Chapter 51: Police and Conflict Resolution: Some Observations
by Maria Volpe
Explores the use of conflict resolution processes in the police context, illustrating how the conflict resolution knowledge, skills, and activities of officers change the dominant public image of police officers as crime fighters.
Police and Conflict Resolution: PDF
Chapter 52: Participatory Action Research, Conflict Resolution and Communities
by Claudia E. Cohen, Rebecca Neshkes, Michelle Pryce-Screen, Elizabeth Hernandez, Micaela Linder, and Megan Doherty-Baker
Provides a brief review of Participatory Action Research, its history, and its principles, and documents an ongoing PAR project designed to illuminate the culture of a supportive housing facility that successfully promotes nonviolent conflict resolution among its residents.
Participatory Action Research, Conflict Resolution, and Communities: PDF
Chapter 53: Faith Matters: Religion as a Third Side for Peace
by Bridget Moixr
Explores the growing interest in the role of religion in conflict and conflict resolution, and the potential for religion to act as a positive ?third side? in peacefully transforming destructive conflict. It considers four specific roles religion can play within conflict dynamics, offering a simple framework for analysis and action to help incorporate religion more directly into the study of conflict.
Faith Matters: Religion as a Third Side for Peace: PDF
Chapter 54: NGOs as a Vehicle for Collective Action
by Andrea Bartoli, Borislava Manojlovic, and Mark Magellan
Examines the central purpose of NGOs, arguing that they are capable of creating individual responses to violence and conflict which can ultimately serve as a collective and multifaceted vehicle for change.
NGOs as a Vehicle for Collective Action: PDF
Chapter 55: Managing Environmental Conflict
by Joshua Fisher
Explores the characteristics of environmental conflicts, the challenges that they hold for conflict resolution, and trends in environmental conflict resolution research. Particular emphasis is placed on methods and tools for overcoming the challenges that environmental conflicts pose, metrics capable of evaluating success in environmental conflict resolution, and the skills and tools that practitioners need to effectively intervene in environmental conflicts.
Managing Environmental Conflict: PDF
Chapter 56: International Conflict Resolution: 'From Practice to Knowledge and Back Again'
by Anthony Wanis-St. John and Suzanne Ghais
Examines the origins of the broad international conflict resolution field by considering some of the perennial debates about the causes of international conflict and peace. Provides an overview of selected tools, norms, and practices of international conflict resolution, and considers the contemporary and emerging challenges that foment conflict locally, while calling forth global responses.
International Conflict Resolution:t: PDF