Conflicts, Disputes, and Tensions Between Identity Groups: What Modern School Leaders Should Know by Josue M. GonzalezConflicts, Disputes, and Tensions Between Identity Groups: What Modern School Leaders Should Know by Josue M. Gonzalez

Conflicts, Disputes, and Tensions Between Identity Groups: What Modern School Leaders Should Know

byJosue M. GonzalezEditorJosue M. Gonzalez

Paperback | July 21, 2015

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This book is intended for use in professional courses of study and workshops infields such as education administration, public administration, sportsadministration, law enforcement, allied health and social work, human resourcemanagement, and other fields in which groups from diverse backgroundsparticipate as employees, students, or clients. The book is an introduction to a vastand complex subject. Among the possible objectives that can be pursued with theaid of this book are the following:. To understand the nature and causes of intergroup conflict including the useful functions itperforms for communities and members of identity groups.. To understand the importance of a historical perspective in the study of intergroup conflict and the danger of adopting ahistoricalsolutions.. To learn how group membership influences interactions between and among groups under conditions of stress.. To understand the causes and persistence of ethnocentric thought and how individuals can minimize or prevent the demonizingeffects that may arise from it.. To become familiar with basic principles of conflict resolution, mediation, and arbitration.. To become aware of how the seemingly harmless and benign beliefs and actions of one group may have negative effects on otherswho do not belong to the same group.. To explore approaches to dealing with intergroup conflict and the conditions under whichthese approaches are either useful or inappropriate.
Title:Conflicts, Disputes, and Tensions Between Identity Groups: What Modern School Leaders Should KnowFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.75 × 6.34 × 0.68 inPublished:July 21, 2015Publisher:Information Age PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:160752242X

ISBN - 13:9781607522423

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