The Peace Guerilla Handbook
This Handbook is for anyone charged with the task of preventing political violence or with building peace. The Handbook puts flesh on the bones of commonly recited “best practices” for peacebuilding: that action be theory informed, holistic, comprehensive, collaborative, facilitative and sustained. It goes further, calling upon the peacebuilder to apply unconventional methodologies in an ever-vigilant effort to remove violence and to build the conditions in society that will make positive peace sustainable.
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1+1=3: New Math for Human Relations
A novel approach using the metaphor of math to present concepts such as power, synergy, and humanity’s potential of living at The Creative Power Frontier by moving on a “power axis” from forms of “power over” to “power with”. The reader is introduced as being number “1″. There are other 1s and the mystery of life is symbolized by the number 0. The Power Axis (developed in a Ph.D. thesis on forms of power in war and peace) is presented in personal and spiritual terms, taking into account “1′s” orientation to creation, self and others. A non-religious, humanist case is made for overcoming alientation from creation and other “1s,” and in doing so, finding the synergy possible in human relationships. How to move on the Power Axis from “power over” to “power with” is addressed in the Alchemy of Power. The critical issue of whether there is a moral imperative for humanity (“what ought 1 to do?”) is addressed affirmatively in the chapter, The Ought of 1. A section at the end called “exercises” is less sterotyped than these tend to be, offering tasks that help guide the reader through a number of stages of existential and consciousness-raising experiences. Short, uncluttered, innovative.
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Conflict, Power, Persuasion: Negotiating Effectively, 2nd Edition
In today’s business environment, effective negotiating has become a much sought after, and often elusive, skill. In the 1993 edition of Conflict, Power and Persuasion, Ben Hoffman provides readers with a clear, concise guide to practical and successful negotiating. The key concepts of this increasingly complex field are distilled into action plans for a variety of situations including in the areas of labour-management relations, trade talks, and business-government relations. Commonly asked tough questions about negotiating are answered and tools for improving negotiation skills are provided.
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Win-Win Competitiveness Made in Canada
In Win-Win Competitiveness Made in Canada, Ben Hoffman answers this crucial question with a message of hope for these troubled times. He confronts the increasing levels of open conflict in society and thee need to be competitive in the global economy by urging that we turn to the consensus approach. The book builds upon the theoretical and practical work of those who have pioneered consensual processes. It offers readers a definition of “win-win competitiveness”, and scenarios for use in government, the workplace, and the international commercial environment. This tightly written, user-friendly book includes a tool box of the essentials required for success: the Skills of Conflict Resolution, the Tools of Conflict Analysis, and the Systems for Conflict Prevention.
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Bridge the Knowledge-Action Gap!
This study of activities in conflict prevention, mediation and post-violence peacebuilding is now available.
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