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  1. Conflict Mediation Across Cultures: Pathways and Patterns
    Conflict Mediation Across Cultures: Pathways and Patterns
    Conflict Mediation Across Cultures: Pathways and Patterns
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  2. Conflict Mediation Across Cultures: Pathways and Patterns

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David Augsburger believes conflict is inevitable in human life, but that it is essential and can be quite constructive. He proposes a shift to an "international" approach in resolving conflict. He focuses on interpersonal and group conflicts and provides a comparison of conflict patterns within and among various cultures.

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David W. Augsburger
Brand: Westminster John Knox Press
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Westminster John Knox Press
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Augsberger writes of the many different ways that cultures interact with each other, and how cultures approach conflict. There are many ways to approach conflict: different approaches to gender conflict, different beliefs on the nature of shame and "saving face", different ideas on what is effective resolution- and all are equally valid, with both good and evil in the different cultures, and the different methods.
On one level Augsberger is highly readable. He begins each chapter with numerous stories and fables from different cultures on the various conflicts- myths which are highly illuminating, teaching about cultures and about the nature of conflict, as only parables can. Interspersed in each chapter are many other stories and sharings from real life.
However, Augsberger may be one of the most intelligent authors I have ever read. He brings in *so* much, from so many different disciplines, that one feels swamped with information, all integrated in web-like structure,... Read more
Great book. fast shipping.
Well written.
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