Managing Interpersonal Conflict

Managing Interpersonal Conflict

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Managing Interpersonal Conflict is a systematic review of conflict research in legal, institutional and relational contexts. Each chapter represents a summary of the existing quantitative social science research using meta-analysis, with contexts ranging from jury selection to peer mediation to homophobia reduction. The contributors provide connections between cutting-edge scholarship about abstract theoretical arguments, the needs of instructional and training pedagogy, and practical applications of information. The meta-analysis approach produces a unique informational resource, offering answers to key research questions addressing conflict. This volume serves as an invaluable resource for studying conflict, mediation, negotiation and facilitation in coursework; implementing and planning training programs; designing interventions; creating workshops; and conducting studies of conflict.Furthermore, future research would also benefit from exploring specific steps in the mediation process that work toward ... could be applied to the mediation of child custody disputes in order to increase satisfac- tion with the process of divorce mediation. ... Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. ... Mediating the breakup: Do children win?

Title:Managing Interpersonal Conflict
Author:Nancy A. Burrell, Mike Allen, Barbara Mae Gayle, Raymond W. Preiss
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-02-05


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