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Negotiation: Interpersonal Approaches to Intergroup Conflict. New Directions for Youth Development, Number 102. J-B MHS Single Issue Mental Health Services

  • ID: 2211091
  • Book
  • July 2004
  • 128 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
This issue considers the emotional complexities of intergroup conflict. The chapter authors examine the relational challenges that youth encounter in dealing with conflict and, combining innovative theory with ambitious practical application, identify conflict management strategies. These interventions have affected millions of youth across the continents.
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Foreword (Roger Fisher).

Editors Notes (Daniel L. Shapiro, Brooke E. Clayton).

Executive Summary.

1. Enhancing collaborative tendencies: Extending the single identity model for youth conflict education (Tricia S. Jones)
Before bringing disputing groups of youth together, what might be done with each group to enhance the potential for collaboration? How did preparatory work with individual groups help in postapartheid South Africa?

2. Seeds of Peace: Toward a common narrative (Marieke van Woerkom)
How can bringing together youth from different sides of an international conflict help advance the cause of peace?

3. Normalizing effective conflict management through academic curriculum integration: The example of Workable Peace (Stacie Nicole Smith, David Fairman)
How can a school integrate the skills of conflict management into its curriculum? What strategies and techniques does one innovative model incorporate?

4. After the fall: A conflict management program to foster open society (Daniel L. Shapiro)
What conflict management skills can support the transition from a closed to an open society?

5. Youth Intervention for Peace Project: Burundi case study (Jean–Paul Bigirindavyi)
In a war–torn society, how can a single grassroots program engage youth in a meaningful peace process?

6. Challenging intolerance (Alan Smith, Ciarán Ó Maoláin)
What are the roots of intolerance, and what institutional mechanisms can promote respect for diversity among youth?


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Daniel L. Shapiro
Brooke E. Clayton
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