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The Crossroads Of Conflict: A Journey Into The Heart Of Dispute Resolution
The Crossroads of Conflict: A Journey into the Heart of Dispute Resolution is an effort to reveal the hidden dynamics and underlying unity that lie at the heart of conflict resolution. Its aims are to reveal the immense creative power of conflict resolution and to guide people toward resolution, transformation, and transcendence - not through sentimentality or wishful thin ...more
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This is an important book, and an important thesis. Cloke comes from the world of mediation, but his analysis of the different dimensions of conflict applies to every conflict on every scale from minor interpersonal misunderstandings to world wars. The technique of unraveling maladaptive (sometimes entrenched) conflictual behaviours and thoughts back to their "last known good point" (as we would call it in my industry), at which the parties to conflict understand and support one another's motiva ...more