Building capacity. From schirch's 15 years of experience as a peacebuilding consultant in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Lisa schirch sets forth paths to such realities. So we'd all like a more peaceful world—no wars, no community disputes, no office tensions, no more racism, no poverty, no marital skirmishes.
Little Book of Strategic Peacebuilding: A Vision And Framework For Peace With Justice Justice and Peacebuilding #ad - . A title in the little Books of Justice and Peacebuilding Series. In fact, she points a way to more than the absence of conflict.
Little Book of Conflict Transformation: Clear Articulation Of The Guiding Principles By A Pioneer In The Field The Little Books of Justice and Peacebuilding SeriesGood Books #ad - He explores why "conflict transformation" is more appropriate than "conflict resolution" or "management. But he refuses to be drawn into impractical idealism. Its practice, says Lederach, requires "both solutions and social change. It asks not simply "how do we end something not desired?" but "how do we end something destructive and build something desired?" How do we deal with the immediate crisis, as well as the long-term situation? What disciplines make such thinking and practices possible? This title is part of The Little Books of Justice and Peacebuilding series.
John paul lederach is internationally recognized for his breakthrough thinking and action related to conflict on all levels—person-to-person, factions within communities, warring nations. Conflict transformation is an idea with a deep reach. This clearly articulated statement offers a hopeful and workable approach to conflict—that eternally beleaguering human situation.
The Dynamics of Conflict: A Guide to Engagement and InterventionJossey-Bass #ad - Filled with illustrative examples, public policy, labor management, community, family, organizational, the book draws from the author's thirty years of experience with interpersonal, environmental, and international disputes and includes instances of conflicts that have been in the news. The book bridged the gap between abstract theoretical approaches and practical handbooks and became an immensely valuable and accessible resource for experienced and novice practitioners, as well as for professors and students of conflict management who needed a deep yet practical view of conflict and methods for dealing with it.
. The dynamics of Conflict is the second edition of Mayer's classic book. While building on the strengths of the first edition, system dynamics, culture and conflict, this thoroughly revised and updated book keeps pace with the most current trends and research in the field and explores four key concepts: interactional dynamics, and conflict engagement.
The Dynamics of Conflict: A Guide to Engagement and Intervention #ad - In addition, systems, this vital resource contains information on the most important work that has been done in the past decade on culture, and conflict engagement and shows how conflict concepts apply to new technologies such as online communication and conflict resolution efforts on the Web. The dynamics of conflict when it was published in 2000, Bernie Mayer's The Dynamics of Conflict Resolution quickly became one of the seminal works in the conflict resolution field.
Like the first edition, the focus of the new edition is on the ways we can productively think about conflict and conflict intervention, rather than on specific techniques and processes. In the concluding chapter mayer explores how conflict intervention efforts fit into more general values about peace, and social justice, democracy, and the personal impact that conflict work as a field has on conflict specialists.
Mayer presents ideas about conflict as a set of conceptual tools that build on one another and contribute to a multifaceted view of conflict and conflict intervention but that also stand on their own.
The Little Book of Dialogue for Difficult Subjects: A Practical, Hands-On Guide The Little Books of Justice & PeacebuildingGood Books #ad - Authors schirch and campt demonstrate dialogue's life and possibilities in this clear and absorbing manual: "Dialogue allows people in conflict to listen to each other, affirm their common ground, and explore their differences in a safe environment. Schirch has worked throughout the Southern hemisphere in peacebuilding projects.
The word "dialogue" suffers from over-use, yet its practice is as transforming and as freshly hopeful as ever. Campt has focused on racial and class reconciliation in American cities.
Little Book of Trauma Healing: When Violence Striked And Community Security Is ThreatenedGood Books #ad - The staff and faculty proposed Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience STAR programs. Now, carolyn yoder, star director, has shaped the strategies and learnings from those experiences into a book for all who have known terrorism and threatened security. A startlingly helpful approach. Following the staggering events of september 11, 2001, along with Church World Service, the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University was asked to help, to equip religious and civil leaders for dealing with traumatized communities.
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The Little Book of Restorative Justice: Revised and Updated Justice and PeacebuildingGood Books #ad - Zehr undertakes a massive and complex subject and puts it in graspable from, without reducing or trivializing it. This resource is also suitable for academic classes and workshops, for conferences and trainings, as well as for the layperson interested in understanding this innovative and influential movement.
Then, before letting those appealing observations drift out of reach into theoretical space, Zehr presents Restorative Justice practices. Here he proposes workable principles and practices for making Restorative Justice possible in this revised and updated edition of his bestselling, seminal book on the movement.
The Little Book of Restorative Justice: Revised and Updated Justice and Peacebuilding #ad - . Howard zehr is the father of Restorative Justice and is known worldwide for his pioneering work in transforming understandings of justice. In the little book of restorative Justice, Zehr first explores how restorative justice is different from criminal justice. The original edition has sold more than 110, 000 copies.
Restorative justice, with its emphasis on identifying the justice needs of everyone involved in a crime, is a worldwide movement of growing influence that is helping victims and communities heal, while holding criminals accountable for their actions. This is not soft-on-crime, feel-good philosophy, but rather a concrete effort to bring justice and healing to everyone involved in a crime.
The Moral Imagination: The Art and Soul of Building PeaceOxford University Press #ad - Conflict professionals must envision their work as a creative act - an exercise of what Lederach terms the "moral imagination. ". He explores the evolution of his understanding of peacebuilding by reflecting on his own experiences in the field. John paul lederach's work in the field of conciliation and mediation is internationally recognized.
This new book represents his thinking and learning over the past several years. His influential 1997 book Building Peace has become a classic in the discipline. Finding this art, he says, requires a worldview shift. Peacebuilding, in his view, is both a learned skill and an art. As founding director of the conflict transformation program and institute of Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University, he has provided consultation and direct mediation in a range of situations from the Miskito/Sandinista conflict in Nicaragua to Somalia, the Basque Country, Northern Ireland, and the Philippines.
Little Book of Circle Processes: A New/Old Approach To Peacemaking Little Books of Justice & PeacebuildingGood Books #ad - The practice draws on the ancient Native American tradition of a talking piece. Peacemaking circles are used in neighborhoods to provide support for those harmed by crime and to decide sentences for those who commit crime, in the workplace to deal with conflict, in schools to create positive classroom climates and resolve behavior problems, and in social services to develop more organic support systems for people struggling to get their lives together.
A title in the little Books of Justice and Peacebuilding Series. Our ancestors gathered around a fire in a circle, families gather around their kitchen tables in circles, and now we are gathering in circles as communities to solve problems.
Conflict, Security and Justice: Practice and Challenges in PeacebuildingRed Globe Press #ad - This path-breaking new textbook provides a broad overview of the core concepts, actors and activities involved in building security and justice after conflict, as well as challenges and lessons learned in this field. Drawing attention to the principles which guide – or should guide – this kind of work, as well as using practical examples throughout, the book covers a uniquely wide range of issues in peacebuilding – from transitional justice and disarmament to security sector reform and human rights.
It concludes by considering both the regional and more far-reaching impacts of conflict, including such global phenomena as terrorism, piracy and organised crime. With a decade of experience working in post-conflict zones for the uN and other organisations, and a further ten years in academia and as a consultant for various international organisations, the author’s unparalleled expertise on the topic and her accessible writing style make this book the essential guide to postgraduate and upper-level undergraduate courses on peace and conflict studies.
Conflict, Security and Justice: Practice and Challenges in Peacebuilding #ad - The text is also important supplemental reading for those studying war, development, peace, security or IR in a wider context and for practitioners and policy-makers in the field of peacebuilding.
The Little Book of Transformative Community Conferencing: A Hopeful, Practical Approach to Dialogue Justice and PeacebuildingGood Books #ad - When conflicts become ingrained in communities, people lose hope. Even worse, priorities, chosen actions create more conflict because people have different lived experiences, and approaches to transformation. So what’s the story?in the little book of transformative community conferencing, peacebuilding, religious divisions, non-divisive spaces for dialogueNames and maps complex conflicts, and artsCreates welcoming, environmental issues, and community development as it narrates simple storiesBuilds relationships and foundations for trust needed to support long-term community transformation projectsAnd results in the crafting of hopeful, accessible approach to dialogue that:Integrates several practice approaches including restorative justice, David Anderson Hooker offers a hopeful, such as racial tensions, resource allocation, future-oriented visions of community that can transform relationships, and structures in service of communities’ preferred narratives.
The little book transformative community Conferencing will prove valuable and timely to mediators, community organizers, restorative justice practitioners, as well as leaders of peacebuilding and change efforts. Dialogue is necessary but never sufficient, and often actions prove inadequate to produce substantial change.
The Little Book of Transformative Community Conferencing: A Hopeful, Practical Approach to Dialogue Justice and Peacebuilding #ad - The transformative community conferencing model emerges from the author’s thirty years of practice in contexts as diverse as South Sudan; Mississippi; Greensboro, California; and Nassau, North Carolina; Oakland, Bahamas. It presents an important, stand-alone process, trauma healing, restorative justice, an excellent addition to the study and practice of strategic peacebuilding, conflict transformation, and community organizing.
This book recognizes the complexity of conflict, choosing long-term solutions over inadequate quick fixes.
The Basics of Public Budgeting and Financial Management: A Handbook for Academics and PractitionersHamilton Books #ad - These exercises are the key to ensuring that students leave the classroom with knowledge and marketable skills. For example: creating tax structures, cost benefit analysis, conducting a financial management plan, risk assessments, and so on. The book is a must read for instructor’s who are considering a course that introduces students to budgeting and finance and those who want student’s to learn the basic components of budgeting and financial management.
The basics of public budgeting and financial Management brings budgetary theory and practice together, filling the void between the two that has existed in the field of budgeting and public finance. This handbook also shows students how to best utilize tools that allow them to visually display budgets and other budgetary data.
The Basics of Public Budgeting and Financial Management: A Handbook for Academics and Practitioners #ad - The ancillary materials make the process very easy for an instructor to organize their lectures around thematic areas. While the original purpose of the book is the same, the third edition of the book provides a few new thematic sections as well as homework questions and classroom assignments that reinforce the topical areas.
This book bridges the gap by providing students with applications and exercises that reinforce budgetary theory. Students will gain the solid foundation needed to begin work in a budget office. Specifically, students will be exposed to basic budget and finance concepts, but more importantly they will complete assignments where they apply the information in various settings.