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    The Little Book of Conflict Transformation (The Little Books of Justice and Peacebuilding Series) (Paperback) By (author) John Paul Lederach

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    DescriptionInternationally recognized for his breakthrough thinking and action related to conflict on all levels, Lederach offers a hopeful and workable approach to conflict, from those that harm interpersonal relationships to those which overtake warring nations. This clearly articulated statement offers a hopeful and workable approach to conflict-- that eternally beleaguering human situation. John Paul Lederach is internationally recognized for his breakthrough thinking and action related to conflict on all levels--person-to-person, factions within communities, warring nations. He explores why "conflict transformation" is more appropriate than "conflict resolution" or "management." But he refuses to be drawn into impractical idealism. Conflict Transformation is an idea with a deep reach. Its practice, says Lederach, requires "both solutions and social change." It asks not simply "How do we end something not desired?," but "How do we end something destructive and build something desired?" How do we deal with the immediate crisis, as well as the long-term situation? What disciplines make such thinking and practices possible? A title in The Little Books of Justice and Peacebuilding Series.

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    The Little Book of Conflict Transformation
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Paul Lederach
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 74
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 211 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 113 g
    ISBN 13: 9781561483907
    ISBN 10: 1561483907

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    LC classification: HM1126 .L43 2003
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    Edition statement
    Original ed.
    Imprint name
    Good Books,U.S.
    Publication date
    01 May 2003
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    Author Information
    John Paul Lederach is Professor of International Peacebuilding at the Joan B. Kroc Institute of International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame, and a Distinguished Scholar with the Conflict Transformation Program at Eastern Mennonite University. He has worked in the fields of conflict transformation and peacebuilding for more than 20 years. He works extensively in support of international conciliation efforts in Latin America, Asia, Africa, and Central Asia, as well as in North America. He has authored and co-edited 15 books and manuals in English and Spanish. Dr. Lederach received his Ph.D. in Sociology (with a concentration in the Social Conflict Program) from the University of Colorado. Lederach and his wife, Wendy, have two children.
    Review quote
    "What I see is that our human community, local and global, is on the edge of historical change: Patterns of violence and coercion will be replaced with respect, creative problem-solving, individual and social capacities for dialogue, and nonviolent systems for assuring human security and social change."