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Preparing for Peace: Conflict Transformation Across Cultures (Syracuse Studies on Peace and Conflict Resolution)
John Paul Lederach blends a special training tradition in mediation with a tradition derived from his work in development. Throughout, he uses anecdote and pertinent experiences to demonstrate his resolution techniques. Preparing for Peace is the most innovative and comprehensive guide available for training and working across cultures and will be of value to those involve ...more
Paperback, 133 pages
Published August 1st 1996 by Syracuse University Press
(first published May 1995)
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Lederach does a great job of describing the tension between prescriptive and elicitive models in cross-cultural training for conflict resolution or transformation. He then takes a step further in offering some examples, insights, and reflections on what this has looked/could look like.
John Paul Lederach is Professor of International Peacebuilding at the University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, and concurrently Distinguished Scholar at Eastern Mennonite University. He has written widely on conflict resolution and mediation. He holds a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Colorado. In 1994 he became the founding director for the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at ...moreMore about John Paul Lederach...
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