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Using Conflict Theory

Using Conflict Theory
Author: Otomar J. Bartos - Paul Wehr
ISBN 13: 9780521794466
ISBN 10: 521794463
Edition: 1
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 2002-07-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 232
List Price: $34.99

Using Conflict Theory presents how and why conflict erupts, and how it can be managed.


Bartos and Wehr (both: sociology, U. of Colorado) present this text for classroom use in sociology, politics, international relations, peace studies, and other courses dealing with conflict, change, and social justice. Coverage includes defining "conflict," goal incompatibility, hostility, the main types of conflict behavior, the main causes of social conflicts, the principles of conflict management, and how to apply those principles to deal with situations of conflict. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)