Student Conflict Resolution Bookshelf
On this page we provide somewhat random selection of books on topics we think might interest students exploring our field.
Recently Released - Mediation-related
- The Fugitive Identity of Mediation: Negotiations, Shift Changes and Allusionary Action
- The Commercial Mediator's Handbook
- Mediation Theory and Practice
- The Mediation Process: Practical Strategies for Resolving Conflict
- Construction Dispute Research: Conceptualisation, Avoidance and Resolution
- A-z of Mediation
- Mediation Representation: Advocating As a Problem Solver
- Advanced Negotiation and Mediation: Concepts, Skills, and Exercises
From Our Bookshelf
Title: Power and Conflict: Toward a General Theory
By: Blalock, Hubert M.
Publisher: Sage Publications
ISBN/ISSN: ASIN: 0803935943
Obtain From: This title is out of print, find in libraries.
Title: Campus Life: In Search of Community
By: Boyer, Earnest
In this book, Boyer offers six principles of community that when combined together lead to a successful and friendly learning environment. They include: a purposeful community, an open community, a just community, a disciplined community, a caring community, and a celebrative community.
Publisher: Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press
Title: Discrimination, Harassment, and the Failure of Diversity Training - What to do Now
By: Hemphill, Helen; Haines, Ray
The focus of diversity trainers on awareness, understanding and appreciating differences has not resulted in effective training. Hemphil and Haines suggest that diversity training should focus on eliciting change in workplace behaviors.
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Obtain From: Major booksellers, Libraries
Title: Dispute Resolution Education and Training: A Video Reference Guide
By: Folberg, Jay; Claus, Karen E
Washington, DC: National Institute For Dispute Resolution
Title: Ending War: The Force of Reason
By: Rotblat, Joseph, ed.; Bruce, Maxwell, ed.; Milne, Tom, ed.
This is a collection of essays about nuclear weapons and the attempts to end the nuclear threat.
Publisher: St. Martins Press
ISBN/ISSN: ISBN: 0312225709
Obtain From: major booksellers
Title: Mediation in the Academy: A Workbook for Student Affairs Administrators
By: Kegelman, T.
Amherst, MA: The Mediation Project
ISBN/ISSN: Mediation Project
Title: Mastering Mediation: A Guide for Training Mediators in a College and University Setting
By: Olshak, Rick
This mediation skill training manual, written by a former president of the Association for Student Judicial Affairs, is presented as a binder with removable pages. It is designed to give you all the elements you need to construct 4 training tracks focused on the campus environment: basic, advanced, combined and an isolated in-service training. Participants gain an understanding of the mediation process and the skills involved. (540 pp.)
Publisher: Alexandria, VA: LRP Publications
Obtain From: http://www.lrp.com
Title: Conflict Resolution in the Schools: A Manual for Educators
By: Girard, Kathryn; Koch, Susan J.
Based on material developed by the National Institute for Dispute Resolution (NIDR) and the former National Association for Mediation in Education (now merged with the NIDR Youth Program), this practical resource guide shows educators how to diagnose conflicts, handle difficult confrontations, and implement appropriate mediation and problem-solving strategies.
Publisher: San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass
ISBN/ISSN: ISBN: 0-7879-0235-7W01
Obtain From: Jossey-Bass
Title: Inter-Ethnic and Religious Conflict Resolution in Nigeria
By: Uwazie, Ernest M., ed.; et al.
This book examines the role of conflict resolution in the ethnic/religious conflicts of Nigeria. The discussion of the book includes the sociocultural politics, the role of Nigerian women and youth, indigenous organizations, and the concept of eventual resolution.
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN/ISSN: ISBN: 0739100335
Obtain From: major booksellers
Title: Ukraine: The Legacy of Intolerance
By: Little, David
This text examines the complex history of the Ukrainian conflict, explores the contending claims of the different churches, and analyzes the prospects for resolution.
Publisher: Herndon, VA: USIP Press
ISBN/ISSN: ISBN: 1-878379-12-7
Obtain From: USIP Press or major booksellers.
Title: Spiral of Conflict: Berkeley, 1964, The
By: Heirich, Max
This sociological study focuses on the dynamics of communication and conflict among students, faculty, and administration. Heirich's careful documentation makes this the most detailed and reliable chronological record of the conflict's events and interactions (Free Speech Movement).
Publisher: New York: Columbia University Press
Pages: Used book stores, libraries
Obtain From: student
Title: Opportunities Missed, Opportunities Seized: Preventive Diplomacy in the Post-Cold War World
By: Jentleson, Bruce W., ed.; Holl, Jane. E.; et al.
This is a comprehensive discussion of the role of preventive diplomacy in the post-Cold War world. Topics include the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the breakup of Yugoslavia, the on-going nuclear threat, and ethnic conflicts in Africa.
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN/ISSN: ISBN: 0847685586(hardcover), 0847685594(paperback)
Obtain From: major booksellers
Title: Ombudsman Handbook
By: Hendry, James B.
This handbook explains the process of settling short-term insurance claims through memoranda and other documents used in the office of the Short-term Insurance Ombudsman.
Publisher: Corporate Ombudsman Assoc., Inc.
Title: Managing Campus Conflict Through Alternative Dispute Resolution
By: Weeks, Kent
This 1999 technical assistance manual is from the publisher of Lex Collegii, a quarterly legal newsletter for independent higher education. As explained by the book's publisher, this manual "analyzes and assesses alternative dispute resolution systems available to the college campus. It focuses on widely accepted forms of alternative dispute resolution, how they work, and their application to the collegiate environment. The manual includes data to evaluate options and determine how processes can be adapted to a particular institution and environment. Appendices of policies and forms that can be used for arbitration, mediation, grievance processing, and ombudsman systems is provided."
Publisher: Nashville, TN: College Legal Information, Inc.
Title: Nonviolence in Theory and Practice
By: Holmes. Robert L., ed
This book provides an overview of the history of nonviolence, with contributions from a wide range of writers.
Publisher: Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Co.
ISBN/ISSN: ISBN: 0534121802
Obtain From: Major booksellers