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Interpersonal relations. Social behavior

  • Threat Assessment and Management Strategiesby Frederick S. Calhoun; Steve W. J.D. Weston; Stephen W. J.D. Weston

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 93.95

    A crucial step in any successful threat management process is knowledge of the players involved. Some individuals truly intend violence (known as hunters) , while others merely want to threaten or draw attention to themselves ( howlers ). Threat Assessment and Management Strategies: Identifying the Howlers and Hunters helps those who interact with... more...

  • Personal Conflict Managementby Suzanne Mccorkle; Melanie Reese

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 95.95

    Personal Conflict Management utilizes a modernized theory/skill approach to interpersonal conflict, placing equal emphasis on the theoretical and practical. Supporting the notion that there is not one correct approach to conflict management, and utilizing the authors? shared experiences as mediators and organizational facilitators, this text demonstrates... more...

  • Personal Connections in the Digital Ageby Nancy K. Baym

    Wiley 2015; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89

    The internet and the mobile phone have disrupted many of our conventional understandings of ourselves and our relationships, raising anxieties and hopes about their effects on our lives. In this second edition of her timely and vibrant book, Nancy Baym provides frameworks for thinking critically about the roles of digital media in personal relationships.... more...

  • The Anatomy of Peaceby The Arbinger Institute

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 17.95

    NEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED What if conflicts at home, conflicts at work, and conflicts in the world stem from the same root cause? What if we systematically misunderstand that cause? And what if, as a result, we systematically perpetuate the very problems we think we are trying to solve? Every day. From the authors of Leadership and Self-Deception... more...

  • Regional and Ethnic Conflictsby Judy Carter; George Irani; Vamik D Volkan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 87.95

    Regional and Ethnic Conflicts: Perspectives from the Front Lines provides an alternative vantage point that contributes new perspectives to the study of ethnopolitical conflict. The interest and insights students gain from this book into how complex ethnopolitical conflicts can be mitigated, resolved and prevented give hope to the future. From a... more...

  • Konflikt und Komplexitätby Christoph Trinn

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 36.59

    Christoph Trinn analysiert die Möglichkeiten und Grenzen der Vorhersagbarkeit der gewaltsamen Eskalation innerstaatlicher Konflikte. Auch wenn diese durchaus einfachen empirischen Gesetzmäßigkeiten unterliegen, ist der Ausbruch von Gewalt grundsätzlich unvorhersehbar. Die Existenz von Eskalationsmustern und die Unmöglichkeit der Eskalationsprognose... more...

  • Culture Warsby Roger Chapman; James Ciment

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 349.00

    The term "culture wars" refers to the political and sociological polarisation that has characterised American society the past several decades. This new edition provides an enlightening and comprehensive A-to-Z ready reference, now with supporting primary documents, on major topics of contemporary importance for students, teachers, and the general... more...

  • History & Hopeby Brian Eggins

    The History Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    In 1970, a group of people had what many commentators felt was a ludicrous dream, that politics in Northern Ireland ?should not be dominated by division, but should be about co-operation, partnership and reconciliation'. This dream was to become the Alliance Party of Northern Ireland.In the years since, this ambition to overcome tribal politics for... more...

  • Little Book of Conflict Transformationby John Lederach

    Good Books 2015; US$ 4.99

    This clearly articulated statement offers a hopeful and workable approach to conflictthat eternally beleaguering human situation. John Paul Lederach is internationally recognized for his breakthrough thinking and action related to conflict on all levelsperson-to-person, factions within communities, warring nations. He explores why "conflict transformation"... more...

  • Little Book of Circle Processesby Kay Pranis

    Good Books 2015; US$ 5.99

              Our ancestors gathered around a fire in a circle, families gather around their kitchen tables in circles, and now we are gathering in circles as communities to solve problems. The practice draws on the ancient Native American tradition of a talking piece.           Peacemaking Circles are used in neighborhoods to provide support for those... more...