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Conflict After the Cold War: Arguments on Causes of War and Peace (4th Edition)
Richard K. Betts

Pearson, 2012

Updated in its 4 th edition, Conflict After the Cold War assembles classic and contemporary readings on enduring problems of international security. Edited by one of the most renowned scholars in the field, Richard Betts, this text offers a broad historical and philosophical breadth, with carefully chosen and excerpted selections. This popular reader helps engage key debates over the future of war and the new forms that violent conflict will ...


Conflict in Ukraine: The Unwinding of the Post--Cold War Order (Boston Review Originals)
Rajan Menon, Eugene B. Rumer

The MIT Press, 2015

The current conflict in Ukraine has spawned the most serious crisis between Russia and the West since the end of the Cold War. It has undermined European security, raised questions about NATO's future, and put an end to one of the most ambitious projects of U.S. foreign policy -- building a partnership with Russia. It also threatens to undermine U.S. diplomatic efforts on issues ...


Conformity and Conflict: Readings in Cultural Anthropology (14th Edition)
James W. Spradley Late, David W. McCurdy

Pearson, 2011

Demonstrate the nature of culture and its influence on people’s lives.   For over 40 years, the best-selling Conformity and Conflict has brought together original readings and cutting edge research alongside classic works as a powerful way to study human behavior and events.   Its readings cover a broad range of theoretical perspectives and demonstrate basic anthropological concepts.  The Fourteenth ...


People Skills: How to Assert Yourself, Listen to Others, and Resolve Conflicts
Robert Bolton

Touchstone, 1986

Improve your personal and professional relationships instantly with this timeless guide to communication, listening skills, body language, and conflict resolution. A wall of silent resentment shuts you off from someone you love....You listen to an argument in which neither party seems to hear the other....Your mind drifts to other matters when people talk to you.... People Skills is a communication-skills handbook that can help you ...


Genesis: Truman, American Jews, and the Origins of the Arab/Israeli Conflict
John B. Judis

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015

A probing look at one of the most incendiary subjects of our time—the relationship between the United States and Israel There has been more than half a century of raging conflict between Jews and Arabs—a violent, costly struggle that has had catastrophic repercussions in a critical region of the world. In Genesis , John B. Judis argues that, while Israelis and Palestinians must shoulder much of the blame, the United States has been the ...


The High-Conflict Couple: A Dialectical Behavior Therapy Guide to Finding Peace, Intimacy, and Validation
Alan E. Fruzzetti

New Harbinger Publications, 2006

You hear and read a lot about ways to improve your relationship. But if you've tried these without much success, you're not alone. Many highly reactive couples—pairs that are quick to argue, anger, and blame—need more than just the run-of-the-mill relationship advice to solve their problems in love. When destructive emotions are at the heart of problems in your relationship, no amount of effective communication or intimacy building will fix ...


Coping with the Difficult People in Your Life: Tips to Positively React to Their Irritating Behavior (How to ..., 2015

Anyone who has ever worked with people or has a family knows that people can be difficult. Whether they do it on purpose or not, their behavior can be very irritating, and most of the time, we don’t know how to react in such a situation. Interpersonal relationships are already tricky to navigate and they can be made significantly more annoying by people who have no regards for others, are not properly socialized, are selfish, conflict-prone ...


Management: The Ultimate Management Training Guide For Better Conflict Resolution, Prioritization, Execution, ..., 2015

Management (FREE Bonus Included) The Ultimate Management Training Guide For Better Conflict Resolution, Prioritization, Execution, and Team and Employee Development This book is a guide for the business runners. The basic notion on which this book is based embraces how to manage the business tremendously. This incredible book is a true guide for how to do conflict resolution of your business. The various tremendous strategies and the ...


Total Conflict, ...

NewCon Press, 2015

Eighteen stories of strife and mayhem from some of the biggest names in Science Fiction. Tales of humanity pushed to its limits, of striving, ingenuity, brilliance, desperate action, violence, and resolution, . Eighteen tales of Conflict, of Science Fiction at its absolute best. Contents: 1. Introduction – Ian Whates 2. The Wake – Dan Abnett 3. Psi.Copath – Andy Remic 4. Unaccounted – Lauren Beukes 5. The New Ships ...


Conflicts: 15 Masterpieces of Struggle and Conflict with Exercises to Make You Think (Goodman's Five-Star ...
Burton Goodman

SRA/McGraw-Hill, 1993

Motivate students with high-interest fiction from master authors Motivate struggling readers with high-interest stories at ten reading levels Improve vocabulary and comprehension skills Encourage writing in response to reading One of our classic best-sellers, Goodman's Five-Star Stories , supplements any literature curriculum or stands on its own by providing interesting fiction at just the right reading levels. Adapted well-known ...


In Conflict and Order: Understanding Society (12th Edition)
D. Stanley Eitzen, Maxine Baca Zinn, ...

Allyn & Bacon, 2009

This introductory text, written from a conflict perspective, emphasizes four themes: diversity, the struggle by the powerless to achieve social justice, the changing economy, and globalization.


Perfect Phrases for Conflict Resolution: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Encouraging a More Productive ...
Lawrence Polsky, Antoine Gerschel

McGraw-Hill, 2011

THE RIGHT PHRASE FOR EVERY SITUATION . . . EVERY TIME Conflict in the workplace is inevitable. When you have the right words and phrases at your command, you can quickly resolve any disagreement—and prevent it from spreading into an uncontrollable fire. Perfect Phrases for Conflict Resolution has hundreds of ready-to-use phrases, dialogs, and practice scripts to help you rise above the conflict and focus on solving the problem, whether ...


Conflict of Interest (Joe Dillard Series) (Volume 5)
Scott Pratt

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

A six-year-old girl is kidnapped from her bed in Tennessee's oldest town. The ransom note demands millions. In this fifth installment of the highly-acclaimed and best selling Joe Dillard series, Dillard is hired to represent the parents of a child who has gone missing. As the clock ticks, Dillard desperately tries to find the little girl, but the return of his wife's dreaded disease and the stunning appearance of his father combine to push ...


Contemporary Conflict Resolution
Oliver Ramsbotham, Tom Woodhouse, ...

Polity, 2011

Since the end of the Cold War, conflict prevention and resolution, peacekeeping and peacebuilding have risen to the top of the international agenda. The third edition of this hugely popular text explains the key concepts, charts the development of the field, evaluates successes and failures, and assesses the main current challenges and debates in the second decade of the twenty-first century. Existing material has been thoroughly updated and ...


Conflict, Security and the Reshaping of Society: The Civilization of War (Routledge Studies in Liberty and ...

Routledge, 2010

A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via as well as the OAPEN Library platform, It has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license and is part of the OAPEN-UK research project. This book is an examination of the effect of contemporary wars (such as the 'War on Terror') on civil life at a global level. Contemporary literature ...


How To Stop Arguing: Dealing With Stress, Anger, Rejection, Conflict, Fighting and Difficult People, 2014

How to Stop Arguing With Difficult People Are you exhausted from dealing with conflict? Do you just want the constant arguing to stop? Are the guilt, shame and the intensity of blame wearing you down? Everything you need to stop fighting and arguing with difficult people is in this book. These life-skills will work in any situation where conflict resolution is or isn’t possible. The reason they work is because they are centered on ...


In Conflict and Order: Understanding Society (13th Edition)
D. Stanley Eitzen, Maxine Baca Zinn, ...

Pearson, 2012

Viewing our society from a conflict perspective.   This introductory text, written from a conflict perspective, emphasizes four themes: diversity, the struggle by the powerless to achieve social justice, the changing economy, and globalization. In Conflict and Order: Understanding Society studies the forces that lead to stability and change in society and asks: Who benefits from the existing social arrangements, and ...


Interpersonal Conflict
William Wilmot, Joyce Hocker

McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 2013

Interpersonal Conflict explains the key dynamics of personal conflicts that we all face. Written for courses such as Communication and Conflict, Interpersonal Conflict, Conflict Management, Conflict and Negotiation, and Conflict in Personal Relationships, this textbook examines the central principles of effective conflict management in a wide variety of contexts--whether at home or on the job. Its combination of up-to-date research and examples ...


Changing the Conversation: The 17 Principles of Conflict Resolution
Dana Caspersen

Penguin Books, 2015

The seventeen key principles for transforming conflict—in a beautiful package from the creator of The 48 Laws of Power From Joost Elffers, the packaging genius behind the huge New York Times bestsellers The 48 Laws of Power , The 33 Strategies of War , and The Art of Seduction , comes this invaluable manual that teaches seventeen fundamentals for turning any conflict into an opportunity for growth. Beautifully packaged in a graphic, ...


A Conflict of Visions: Ideological Origins of Political Struggles
Thomas Sowell

Basic Books, 2007

In this classic work, Thomas Sowell analyzes the two competing visions that shape our debates about the nature of reason, justice, equality, and power: the “constrained” vision, which sees human nature as unchanging and selfish, and the “unconstrained” vision, in which human nature is malleable and perfectible. He describes how these two radically opposed views have manifested themselves in the political controversies of the past two ...



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