Theories of Conflict and Conflict Resolution
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Abel, Richard. "The Contradictions of Informal Justice." In The Politics of Informal Justice, Vol. 1, edited by Richard Abel, 267-320. London, UK: Academic Press, Inc., 1982.
Adler, Peter. "The Future of Alternative Dispute Resolution: Reflections on ADR as a Social Movement." In Possibilities of Popular Justice, edited by Sally Engle Merry and Neal Milner. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 1993.
Auerbach, Jerold S. Justice Without Law? Resolving Disputes Without Lawyers. New York: Oxford University Press, 1983.
Avruch, Kevin, and Peter Black. "A Generic Theory of Conflict Resolution: A Critique." Negotiation Journal. (January 1987): 87-96.
Azar, Edward E. The Management of Protracted Social Conflict: Theory and Cases. Bookfield, VT: Gower Pub. Co., 1990.
Azar, Edward E., and John W. Burton, eds. International Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice. Boulder, CO: Rienner, 1986.
Bercowitch, Jacob. Social Conflicts and Third Parties. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1984.
Bermant, Gordon, Herbert C. Kelman, and Donald Warwick, eds. The Ethics of Social Intervention. New York: Halsted Press, 1978.
Blalock, Hubert M. Power and Conflict: Towards a General Theory. Newbury Park. CA: Sage Publications, 1989.
Boulding, Kenneth. Three Faces of Power. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, 1989.
Bunker, B., and J. Rubin, eds. Conflict, Cooperation and Justice: Essays Inspired by the Work of Morton Deutsch. San Francisco, CA.: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1995.
Burton, John W. "About Winning." International Relations 12 (1985): 71-91
Burton, John, Conflict: Human Needs Theory. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1990.
Burton, John W. Deviance, Terrorism and War. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1984.
Burton, John W., and Dennis J.D. Sandole. "Expanding the Debate on Generic Theory of Conflict Resoultion: A Response to a Critique. Negotiation Journal. (January 1987): 87-100.
Burton, John W., and Dennis J.D. Sandole. "Generic Theory: The Basis of Conflict Resolution." Negotiation Journal. 2 (1986): 333-344.
Clegg, Stewart R. Frameworks of Power. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, 1989.
Cobb, Sara. "A Narrative Perspective on Mediation: Toward the Materialization lf the 'Storytelling' Metaphor." In New Directions in Mediation: Communication Research and Perspectives, edited by J. Folger, and T. Jones, 48-63. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1994.
Collins, Randall. Conflict Sociology: Toward an Explanatory Science. New York: Academic Press, 1975.
Coser, Lewis, A. The Functions of Social Conflict. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1956.
Curle, Adam. Making Peace. London: Tavistock Press, 1971.
Ralf Dahrendorf, "Toward a Theory of Social Conflict." Journal of Conflict Resolution 2 (1958):170-83.
Deutsch, Morton, and Peter T. Coleman, eds. The Handbook of Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2000.
Deutsch, Morton. The Resolution of Conflict: Constructive and Destructive Processes. New Haven, CT: Yale University, 1972.
Felstiner, William L.F. "Influences of Social Organization on Dispute Processing." Law and Society Review 8 (1974): 63-94.
Felstiner, William L.F., Richard L. Abel, and Austin Sarat. "The Emergence and Transformation of Disputes: Naming, Blaming and Claiming..." Law and Society Review (1980-81): 631- 54.
Fisher, R., "Generic Principles for Resolving Intergroup Conflict." Journal of Social Issues 50 (1994): 47.
Fisher, R. J. Interactive Conflict Resolution. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1997.
Folger, Joseph P., and Robert A. Baruch Bush. Designing Mediation: Approaches to Training and Practice within a Transformative Framework. New York : The Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation, 2001.
Folger, Joseph, and Tricia Jones, eds. New Directions in Mediation: Communication Research and Perspectives. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications, 1994. read a review
Follett, Mary Parker (1868-1933). Creative Experience. New York: Longmans, Green, 1924.
Follett, Mary Parker (1868-1933). Dynamic Administration: The Collected Papers of Mary Parker Follett. Edited by H. C. Metcalf and L. Urwick. New York: Harper, 1942.
Follett, Mary Parker (1868-1933). The New State: Group Organization the Solution of Popular Government. New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1918.
French, J.R.P., and B.H. Raven. "The Bases of Power." In Current Perspectives in Social Psychology, edited by E.P. Hollander and R.G. Hunt. New York: Oxford University Press, 1963.
Graham, Pauline, ed.. Mary Parker Follett: Prophet of Management: A Celebration of Writings from the 1920s. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 1996.
Gutman, Amy. "How Not To Resolve Moral Conflicts in Politics." Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution 15 (1999): 1-18.
Habermas, Jürgen. "Reconciliation Through the Public Use of Reason: Remarks to John Rawls's Political Liberalism." Journal of Philosophy 92(3)(1995): 132-180. (see reference to Rawls' reply below)
Harrington, Christine B. Shadow Justice: The Ideology and Institutionalization of Alternatives to Court. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1985.
Hofrichter, Richard. Neighbourhood Justice in Capitalist Society: The Expansion of the Informal State. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1987.
Jay, Ram N. Social Conflict Delhi: Oxford, 1996.
Jeong, Ho-Won, ed. Conflict Resolution: Process, Dynamics and Structure. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing, 1999.
Kressel, Kenneth, and Dean G. Pruitt, eds. Mediation Research: The Process and Effectiveness of Third-Party Intervention. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1989.
Kriesberg, Louis. Social Conflicts. Englewood, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1982.
Kurtz, Lester, ed. Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict. 2nd Edition. San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 2008.
LeBaron, Michelle. Bridging Troubled Waters: Conflict Resolution From the Heart. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2002. read a review.
Morgenthau, Hans J. Politics Among Nations: The Struggle for Power and Peace. Fifth Edition. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978.
Maytok, Tom, Jessica Senehi and Sean Byrne, eds. Critical Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies: Implications for Theory, Practice, and Pedagogy. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2011.
Nader, Laura. "Harmony Models and the Construction of Law" In Conflict Resolution: Cross-Cultural Perspectives, edited by Peter Avruch, Peter Black and Joseph Scimecca, 41-59. Westport, CONN: Greenwood Press, 1991.
Nader Laura. "Controlling Processes in the Practice of Law: Hierarchy and Pacification in the Movement to Re-Form Dispute Ideology." Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution 9(1) (1993): 1-25.
Rahim, Afzalur, ed. Theory and Research in Conflict Management. New York: Praeger, 1990.
Rapoport, Anatol. Fights, Games and Debates.: University of Michigan Press, 1974.
Rapoport, Anatol. The Origins of Violence: Approaches to the Study of Conflict. New York: Paragon House, 1989. read a review.
Rawls, John. "The Idea of an Overlapping Consensus." Oxford Journal for Legal Studies 7(1)(1987): 1-25.
Rawls, John. "Reply to Habermas." Journal of Philosophy 92(3)(1995): 109.
Ross, M.H. The Culture of Conflict: Interpretations and Interests in Comparative Perspective. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993.
Rubin, Jeffrey Z., Dean G. Pruitt, and Song Hee Kim. Social Conflict: Escalation, Stalemate and Settlement. New York: McGraw Hill, 1994.
Sandole, J.D., and Herbert C. Kelman. Conflict Resolution and Theory and Practice: Integration and Application. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993. read a review.
Sandole, J. D., and H. van der Merwe, eds. Conflict Resolution Theory and Practice: Integration and Application. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 1993.
Schellenberg, James A. Conflict resolution: Theory, Research and Practice. New York: State University of New York Press, 1996.
Schirato, Tony and Susan Yell. Communication and Cultural Literacy: An Introduction. Sage: Thousand Oaks, 2000.
Snyder, Francis G., "Anthropology, Dispute Processes and Law: A Critical Introduction" (1981) 8(2) British Journal of Law & Society 141-179.
Sunstein, Cass R. "Incompletely Theorized Agreements." Harvard Law Review 108 (1995): 1733-72.
Tidwell, A.C. Conflict Resolved? A Critical Assessment of Conflict Resolution. New York: Pinter, 1998.
Väyrynen, Raimo. New Directions in Conflict Theory: Conflict Resolution and Conflict Transformation. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, 1991. read a review.
Volpe, Maria R., and Peter R. Maida, eds. Sociological Practice: Conflict Processing. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 1992. read a review.
Walton, Richard E. and McKersie, Robert B. A Behavioral Theory of Labor Negotiation: An Analysis of a Social Interaction System. Second edition. Ithaca, N.Y.: ILR Press, 1991. Reprint, with new introduction. Originally published, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1965. read a review.
Wehr, P. Conflict Regulation. Boulder, CO: Westview, 1979.
Young, Iris Marion. "Communication and the Other: Beyond Deliberative Democracy." In Democracy and Difference: Contesting the Boundaries of the Political, edited by Seyla Benhabib, 120-35. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1996.
Young, Iris Marion. "Asymmetrical Reciprocity: On Moral Respect, Wonder, and Enlarged Thought." Constellations: An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory 3(3)(1997): 340-63.
Young, Iris Marion. "Asymmetrical Reciprocity: On Moral Respect, Wonder, and Enlarged Thought." Intersecting Voices: Dilemmas of Gender, Political Philosophy, and Policy. Princeton : Princeton University Press, 1997.
Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding: A Selected Bibliography (formerly Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding: A Selected Bibliography). Copyright 1997-2008 Catherine Morris. All rights reserved.