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Dynamic Processes of Crisis Negotiation

Dynamic Processes of Crisis Negotiation
Author: Mitchell R. Hammer - Randall Rogan - Clinton R. Va
ISBN 13: 9780275952242
ISBN 10: 27595224
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Praeger
Publication Date: 1997-03-30
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 192
List Price: $132.00

This edited collection offers a comprehensive examination of theory, research, and practice in crisis (hostage) negotiation from the perspectives of communication, law enforcement, psychology, sociology, and criminology.


Addresses both academic and practitioner concerns of crisis negotiation, for academics interested in working with law enforcement on research involving the dynamics of crisis negotiation, and for crisis negotiation trainers and leaders in the law enforcement community who are searching for insight beyond anecdotal accounts. Contains chapters on aspects such as postincident crisis counseling for hostage negotiations, emotional expression in negotiation, negotiating with cults, and training crisis negotiators. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.