Psychology of Conflict Resolution|
This course will focus on the psychological causes and consequences of interpersonal, intergroup, and international conflict. Topics discussed will include such issues as the role of power, status, trust, and social identity. Students will learn about various theories related to the causes of conflict, as well as practical techniques for navigating conflict, including negotiation, mediation, and facilitation. Educational programs that teach conflict-resolution skills will also be examined.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PSYC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Ashmore, R. D., Jussim, L., & Wilder, D. (Eds.). (2001). Social identity, intergroup conflict, and conflict reduction (Vol. 3). New York: Oxford University Press.
Barsky, A.E. (2007). Conflict resolution for the helping professions (2nd Ed.). Belmont, CA: Thomson.
Baumesiter, R. (1997). Evil: Inside human cruelty and violence.. New York: Oxford University Press.
Deutsch, M. (1974). The resolution of conflict: Constructive and destructive processes. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.
Stone, D., Patton, B., & Heen, S. (2010). Difficult Conversations. New York: Penguin.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Weekly response papers, 3 exams, and a Final Paper
|Instructor(s): Stemler,Steven E. Times: ..T.... 01:20PM-04:10PM; Location: JUDD113; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 15||SR major: 4||JR major: 5|| || |
|Seats Available: 3||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 2||JR non-major: 2||SO: 2||FR: 0|