Download e-book for kindle: Cultural Variation in Conflict Resolution: Alternatives To by Douglas P. Fry,Kaj Bj"rkqvist,Kaj Bjorkqvist

By Douglas P. Fry,Kaj Bj"rkqvist,Kaj Bjorkqvist

ISBN-10: 0805822216

ISBN-13: 9780805822212

ISBN-10: 0805822224

ISBN-13: 9780805822229

This volume's significant goal is to supply a in actual fact written, scholarly exploration of cultural version concerning clash answer and in so doing, spotlight definite choices to violence. It offers an interdisciplinary exam of the way conflicts are perceived and dealt with in quite a few cultural settings. Drawing on info and types from anthropology, psychology, and political technology, the chapters study clash answer around the societal spectrum, together with instances from Western and non-Western traditions, advanced and tribal societies, and violent and non-violent cultures. whereas demonstrating the very important influence of tradition on clash solution techniques, the e-book doesn't completely emphasize cultural specificity. Rather--through introductory chapters, part introductions, and a concluding chapter--the quantity editors draw consciousness to cross-cultural styles in an try and extra the hunt for extra normal clash ideas.

An particular message in the course of the publication is that choices to violence exist. the quantity demonstrates that at quite a few levels--from the interpersonal to the international-- conflicts may be dealt with in ways in which reason a ways much less soreness and destruction than violence. Chapters by way of psychologists talk about social and cognitive approaches for facilitating the educational of choices to violence between young ones and adolescence. Anthropology participants discover mechanisms for facing social clash which enable a few cultures to stay particularly peaceable and look at implications in their paintings for lowering violence in different societies. Chapters by means of former President of Costa Rica, Oscar Arias, and by means of political scientists research how non-violent political ideas could be hired as possible choices to war and violent resistence.

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