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Social Conflict

Social Conflict - 3rd edition

Social Conflict - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780072855357

ISBN10: 0072855355

Social Conflict by Sung Hee Kim and Dean Pruitt - ISBN 9780072855357
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 3RD 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
International: No
Social Conflict by Sung Hee Kim and Dean Pruitt - ISBN 9780072855357

ISBN13: 9780072855357

ISBN10: 0072855355

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 3RD 04

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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. Dealing with interpersonal, intergroup, interorganizational, and international conflict, the new edition is thoroughly updated and offers additional content to address recent findings and world events. This text is a part of the McGraw-Hill Series in Social Psychology.

New to This Edition :

  • New sections on internal war, terrorism, violence, peacekeeping, and forgiveness
  • Strengthened coverage of culture and third-party intervention
  • New examples drawn from recent events such as the Northern Ireland peace process, schoolyard shootings, and terrorist activities
  • Completely updated coverage of theory, research findings, and intervention techniques

Features :

  • Examples from history and everyday life make this book engaging and relevant to students.
  • The text provides a solid summary of theories and research in social conflict.

Author Bio

Pruitt, Dean : International Education Association

Kim, Sung Hee : University of Kentucky--Lexington

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1: Overview
CHAPTER 2: Nature and Sources of Conflict
CHAPTER 3: Strategic Choice
CHAPTER 4: Contentious Tactics
CHAPTER 5: Escalation and Its Development
CHAPTER 6: The Structural Change Model
CHAPTER 7: Conditions that Encourage and Discourage Escalation
CHAPTER 8: The Persistence of Escalation
CHAPTER 9: Perceived Stalemate and De-escalation
CHAPTER 10: Problem Solving and Reconciliation
CHAPTER 11: The Intervention of Third Parties