books about: conflicts
Confidence in Conflict for Campus Life: The must-have safety resource for every college bound student
Truths Publishing, 2014
Leaving for college can be both exciting and scary. Students find themselves leaving many of their life-long friends behind, and heading out to live in a brand new place. Find out the skills you need to keep yourself safe on campus, before you get there and it's too late. This book will help you make the most out of your college experience, by better equipping you to face conflicts and crimes commonly encountered on a college campus. By reading ...
Sworn To Conflict: Courtlight #3
Ciardis Weathervane fought for the living dead and won. But worse than taking on a mass murderer, was her discovery that she had been deceived by her friends. Now she needs to not only fight a war in the North and survive, but also decide where she stands in the midst of competing sides. A threat to all she holds dear lies in the North and her heart is not the only thing she might lose. A massive army awaits in the mountain pass, surging ...
Conformity and Conflict: Readings in Cultural Anthropology (14th Edition)
James Spradley Late
David W. McCurdy
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 ...
The Peacemaker: A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict
Jesus said, "Blessed are the peacemakers." But it often seems like conflict and disagreement are unavoidable. Serious, divisive conflict is everywhere-within families, in the church, and out in the world. And it can seem impossible to overcome its negative force in our lives. In The Peacemaker, Ken Sande presents a comprehensive and practical theology for conflict resolution designed to bring about not only a cease-fire but also unity and ...
So, What's Your Proposal?: Shifting High-Conflict People from Blaming to Problem-Solving in 30 Seconds!
Blame abounds! People confront us at work, the store, and online. Nerves get on edge. We get stuck blaming others for anything that goes wrong. With high-conflict people increasing in society, the twenty-four-hour news cycle, and social media, we hear constantly about the worst behavior. The temptation is to react and blame. So, What's Your Proposal? shifts the conversation from the past and blame to the future and problem-solving. It teaches ...
Conflicts: 15 Masterpieces of Struggle and Conflict with Exercises to Make You Think (Goodman's Five-Star ...
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. ...
The New Class Conflict
Telos Press Publishing
In ways not seen since the Gilded Age of the late nineteenth century, America is becoming a nation of increasingly sharply divided classes. Joel Kotkin's The New Class Conflict breaks down these new divisions for the first time, focusing on the ascendency of two classes: the tech Oligarchy, based in Silicon Valley; and the Clerisy, which includes much of the nation's policy, media, and academic elites. The New Class Conflict is written ...
People Skills: How to Assert Yourself, Listen to Others, and Resolve Conflicts
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 ...
Making Conflict Work: Harnessing the Power of Disagreement
Peter T. Coleman
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
A practical guide to navigating workplace conflicts by better understanding the power dynamics at play in every interaction Conflicts at work are as inevitable as they are frustrating. In Making Conflict Work , Peter Coleman and Robert Ferguson’s leading experts in the field of conflict resolution address the key role of power in workplace tension. Whether you’re butting heads with your boss or addressing a direct report’s complaint, ...
BIFF: Quick Responses to High-Conflict People, Their Personal Attacks, Hostile Email and Social Media ...
BIFF is a unique, proven way to communicate with difficult people. Using a BIFF (Brief, Informative, Friendly, Firm) response protects you and your reputation when responding to blame, personal attacks, and hostile email from people with high-conflict personalities. Easy to remember, but hard to do, so it takes practice. Over twenty examples of BIFF are included, plus a new chapter on coaching others to use BIFF. Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. , is a ...
Constitutional Conflicts between Congress and the President
University Press of Kansas
Over three decades after its initial publication, Louis Fisher's durable classic remains at the head of its class—a book that Congressional Quarterly called "as close to being indispensable as anything published in this field." This newly revised sixth edition emphatically reinforces that sterling reputation. Fisher dissects the crucial constitutional disputes between the executive and legislative branches of government from the ...
A Conflict of Interest
Now in mass market paperback, the stunning debut novel of suspense from a “gifted writer” with a “long and successful career ahead of him” ( Publishers Weekly , starred review). At thirty-five, criminal defense attorney Alex Miller is the youngest partner at New York City’s most prestigious law firm, with the life he’s always dreamed of. When Alex’s father suddenly passes away, Alex is introduced to Michael Ohlig, a rich and ...
In Conflict and Order: Understanding Society (13th Edition)
D. Stanley Eitzen
Maxine Baca Zinn
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 ...
The Little Book of Conflict Transformation: Clear articulation of the guiding principles by a pioneer in the ...
Internationally recognized for his breakthrough thinking and action related to conflict on all levels, Lederach offers a hopeful and workable approach to conflict, from those that harm interpersonal relationships to those which overtake warring nations. This clearly articulated statement offers a hopeful and workable approach to conflict— that eternally beleaguering human situation. ...
Other People's Children: Cultural Conflict in the Classroom
New Press, The
Winner of an American Educational Studies Association Critics’ Choice Award and Choice Magazine’s Outstanding Academic Book Award, and voted one of Teacher Magazine’s great books,” Other People’s Children has sold over 150,000 copies since its original hardcover publication. This anniversary paperback edition features a new introduction by Delpit as well as new framing essays by Herbert Kohl and Charles Payne. In a radical ...
The Anatomy of Peace: Resolving the Heart of Conflict
What if conflicts at home, conflicts at work, and conflicts in the world stem from the same root cause? And what if individually and collectively we systematically misunderstand that cause, and unwittingly perpetuate the very problems we think we are trying to solve? Through an intriguing story of parents struggling with their troubled children and with their own personal problems, "The Anatomy of Peace" shows how to get past the preconceived ...
Conflict After the Cold War: Arguments on Causes of War and Peace (4th Edition)
Richard K. Betts
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 ...
Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class: The Sociology of Group Conflict and Change
Joseph F. Healey
SAGE Publications, Inc
Joseph F. Healey’s Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class, Sixth Edition builds upon the bestselling status of the prior editions, praised for the author’s writing style and the various effective pedagogical features that ensure students engage with core concepts in a meaningful way. With many updates and revisions, this edition once again uses sociological theory to tell the story of race and other socially constructed inequalities in the ...
Understanding Global Conflict and Cooperation: An Introduction to Theory and History (9th Edition)
Joseph S. Nye Jr.
David A. Welch
Updated in its 9 th edition, Understanding Global Conflict and Cooperation is a concise and penetrating introduction to world politics in an era of complex interdependence. This text employs lessons from theory and history to examine conflict and cooperating among global actors and thus to provide readers with a durable analytical framework. From twentieth and twenty-first century wars to global finance and global governance, Understanding ...
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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 ...
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