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Student Conflict Resolution Bookshelf

Note: Each issue of our Conflict Management in Higher Education Report includes some reviews of books and resources. See our table of contents to past resource reviews for quick access.

On this page we provide somewhat random selection of books on topics we think might interest students exploring our field.

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Title: Power and Conflict in Continuing Education: Survival and Prosperity for All?

By: Alford, Harold J.
Date: 1980
Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Pub. Co.
Publisher: xi, 247
Pages: 534008496

Title: Negotiation: Strategies for Mutual Gain--The Basic Text of the Harvard Law School Program on Negotiation

By: Hall, Lavinia, ed.
Date: 1993
Negotiation is a collection of essays which present key concepts and strategies intended to promote effective negotiation and mutually beneficial dispute resolution.
Publisher: London: Sage Publications
Pages: 212
ISBN/ISSN: ASIN: 0803948506
Obtain From: This title is out of print, find in libraries

Title: Money Pitch: Baseball Free Agency and Salary Arbitration, The

By: Abrams, Rger I.
Date: 2000
In this insightful book, legal scholar and salary arbitrator Roger Abrams tells the story of how a few thousand very talented young men obtain their extraordinary riches. Juggling personal experience and business economics, game theory and baseball history, he explains how agents negotiate compensation, how salary arbitration works, and how the free agency auction" operates. In addition, he looks at the context in which these systems operate: the players' collective bargaining agreement, the distribution of quality players among the clubs, even the costs of other forms of entertainment with which baseball competes." -Temple University review
Publisher: Temple University Press
Pages: 224
Obtain From: Major booksellers and libraries.

Title: Parent's Book About Bullying: Changing the Course of Your Child's Life

By: Voors, William
Date: 2000
This book offers parents and teachers the ability to understand the frequent phenomenon of bullying, as well as the impact of this behavior and advice towards prevention.
Publisher: Hazelden Information Education
Pages: 170
ISBN/ISSN: ISBN: 156838517X
Obtain From: major booksellers

Title: Anger Management for Youth: Stemming Aggression and Violence

By: Eggert, Leona L.
Date: 1994
This training guide explains techniques for avoiding power confrontations with youth and teaches critical skills for expressing anger in appropriate ways.
Publisher: Canada: National Education Service
Pages: 154
ISBN/ISSN: ISBN: 1879639297
Obtain From: Libraries and major booksellers.

Title: True Justice: Quaker Peacemakers and Peacemaking

By: Curle, Adam
Date: 1981
Publisher: London: Quaker Home Service
ISBN/ISSN: ASIN: 0852451563
Obtain From: This title is out of print, find in libraries.

Title: Powerful Peace: The Integrative Thinking Classroom, A

By: Heydenberk, Warren; Heydenberk, Roberta
Date: 2000
This book provides research-backed strategies and activities for effective conflict resolution and critical thinking instruction in the classroom. Specifically, the authors focus on violence and conflict prevention for grades four through twelve.
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN/ISSN: ISBN: 0205293603
Obtain From: major booksellers

Title: Conflict Resolution: Communication, Cooperation, Compromise

By: Wandberg, Robert
Date: 2000
This book examines the use of communication, cooperation, and compromise to resolve conflicts involving teenagers.
Publisher: Lifematters
ISBN/ISSN: ISBN: 0736806954
Obtain From: major booksellers

Title: Essentials of Negotiation

By: Lewicki, Roy J.; Saunders, David M.; Minton, John W.
Date: 1996
This work discusses the principal concepts and theories of the psychology of bargaining and negotiation, and the dynamics of interpersonal and intergroup disputes and their resolution. This title is a excerpted version of "Negotiation: Readings, Exercises, and Cases".
Publisher: Richard D. Irwin Inc.
Pages: 224
ISBN/ISSN: ISBN: 0256241686
Obtain From: Richard D. Irwin Inc. or major booksellers

Title: Conflict: Readings in Management & Resolution (Conflict Series)

By: Burton, John; Dukes, Frank
Date: 1990
This book is a collection of essays intended to provide an introduction to and overview of the theoretical foundations of the field of conflict resolution. These essays include both classic texts and contemporary contributions to the field.
Publisher: New York: St. Martin's Press
Pages: 354
ISBN/ISSN: ISBN 0312040849

Title: Peace-Making in the Middle East: Problems and Prospects

By: Marantz, Paul; Stein, Janet Gross, ed.
Date: 1985
Edited work on the Arab-Israeli conflict and issues around peace-making.
Publisher: Totowa, NJ: Barnes & Noble Books
Pages: 224

Title: Managing Conflict Dynamics: A Practical Approach

By: Capobianco, Sal, Ph.D.; Davis, Mark H., Ph.D; Kraus, Linda A., Ph.D.
Date: 1999
This is a resource for practical approaches to conflict resolution.
Publisher: St. Petersburg, FL: Eckerd College Management Development Institute
Pages: 135
Obtain From: Management Development Institute

Title: Peace, Power and Resistance in Cambodia: Global Governance and the Failure of International Conflict Resolution

By: Lizee, Pierre P.
Date: 1999
This book discusses the failure of international conflict resolution in Cambodia. The discussion contains theoretical remarks on the nature of conflict and peace in Cambodia, an examination of the peace process and resulting Paris Plan, and a before and after examination of the 1993 elections.
Publisher: St. Martins Press
Pages: 240
ISBN/ISSN: ISBN: 0312224060
Obtain From: major booksellers

Title: Preparing for Peace: Conflict Transformation Across Cultures

By: Lederach, John Paul
Date: 1996
In this book the author draws on his personal experiences, in order to explain the process and key elements in teaching conflict resolution.
Publisher: Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press
ISBN/ISSN: ISBN: 0815627254
Obtain From: Syracuse University Press

Title: Managing Conflict

By: Lucas, Ann
Date: 1994
Publisher: San Francisco: Jossey-Bass
Pages: 201-218
Obtain From: Jossey-Bass