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xxxviii, 204 pages ; 24 cm
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  • Foreword by Kevin AvruchIntroduction: Wallace Warfield and his Work(Alicia Pfund)Part One: Conflict Resolution In Social Context1.What We Need to Know: Factors of Race, Culture, and Ethnicity 2. A Culture of Racism?3. Managing Racial/Ethnic Conflict for Community Building 4. A Model for Policy Negotiations5. Moving from Civil War to Civil Society 6. Ruminations on Race, Culture, and Conflict ResolutionPart Two: State of the Field: Role of Conflict Resolution in Society 7. Is Maintaining Peace Always Right? 8. What Is An International Conflict? 9. Is This the Right Thing to Do? A Practical Framework for Ethical Decisions 10. Reflections On Reflective Practice 11. Community Leadership: What Can Be Taught? 12. Farewell, My Friends. Afterword by Sandra Cheldelin.
This reader brings together the writings of Wallace Warfield (1938-2010), the internationally acclaimed and influential authority on conflict resolution. The selected essays highlight the importance of social context in conflicts and the future and potential of the field of Conflict Resolution.After introducing Warfield's thinking and background, a first section highlights the role of race, ethnicity and culture in conflict, through case studies and step-by-step methods on how to deal with such issues. It also addresses theoretical issues and policymaking. The second section focuses on the role of conflict resolution in society and how it could become the key to building just societies. Throughout the book, it is clear that the subjects that concerned Warfield are becoming even more relevant today. World conflicts are less between countries and more within communities confronted with socio-cultural clashes as well as issues related to economic deprivation. Individuals who have been victimized by oppressors or oppressive systems are becoming aware of their rights, while globalization and electronic communication are showing them what structural changes -pacific or otherwise- are happening around the world. Ranging from the local to the international and integrating theory with ideas and practice, this work will be a unique learning resource and reference for both students and practitioners of conflict resolution, while highlighting the legacy and contemporary relevance of a leading thinker.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781780936086 20170327
Law Library (Crown)