Transformative Change

Transformative Change : An Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies

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This foundational Peace and Conflict Studies text is formatted to fit inside a 14 week college/university term. The chapters are designed to provide a succinct overview of research, theory, and practice that can be supplemented with material chosen by the professor. The book introduces students to the core concepts of the field, and provides an up to date alternative to the Peace and Conflict readers. It will move from historical development of the field to the way forward into the future. Each chapter will reflect current trends and research and contain up to date examples, questions for discussion or for potential student research topics, suggested reading, and engaged teaching activities.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 238 pages
  • 154 x 228 x 17mm | 358g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 6 charts, 4 tables
  • 0739198149
  • 9780739198148
  • 2,089,952

About Laura E. Reimer

Laura E. Reimer is assistant professor at the University of Winnipeg. Cathryne L. Schmitz is professor and chair of the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies and professor in the Department of Social Work at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Emily M. Janke is associate professor in the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies and the founding director of the Institute for Community and Economic Engagement at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Ali Askerov is assistant professor in the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. barbara T. Strahl received her PhD in conflict analysis and resolution from Nova Southeastern University. Thomas Matyok is associate professor and director of graduate studies in the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro.show more

Table of contents

Chapter One: Introduction to the Field of Peace and Conflict Studies Chapter Two: The Foundational Concepts, Models and Frameworks Chapter Three: Empowering People through Praxis Chapter Four: Community Engagement Chapter Five: Interpersonal Communication Chapter Six: Negotiation Chapter Seven: Facilitating Group Processes for Transformative Change Chapter Eight: Mediation Chapter Nine: ADR: The Multi-Door Courthouse Chapter Ten: Storytelling Chapter Eleven: Restorative Practices Chapter Twelve: Exploring Transformative Change through Artistic Expressionshow more