Psychology of Conflict Resolution|
Fall 2008 not offered
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. This course will be conducted as a seminar. As such, students will be responsible for both the presentation of material and for leading discussions of various topics.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PSYC)
Ashmore, R. D., Jussim, L., & Wilder, D. (Eds.) SOCIAL IDENTITY, INTERGROUP CONFLICT, AND CONFLICT REDUCTION, 2001, New York: Oxford University Press
Deutsch, M. THE RESOLUTION OF CONFLICT, 1973, New Haven, CT: Yale University Press
Tjosvold, D., & Johnson, D. W. (Eds.) PRODUCTIVE CONFLICT MANAGEMENT: PERSPECTIVES FOR ORGANIZATIONS, 1983, Edina, MN Interaction Book Company
Umbreit, M., MEDIATING INTERPERSONAL CONFLICTS: A PATHWAY TO PEACE, 1995, Erickson Mediation Institute
Selected journal articles and book chapters.
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Thought papers, oral presentations, and a final.
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Prerequisites: PSYC101 AND (PSYC260 OR PSYC105) AND (PSYC260 OR PSYC101) AND (PSYC263 OR PSYC105) AND PSYC263
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