Theories of Conflict and Conflict Resolution
See also the bibliography page on Critical Perspectives on ADR.
Abel, Richard. "The Contradictions of Informal Justice." In The Politics of Informal Justice, Vol. 1, edited by Richard Abel, 267-320. London, UK: Academic Press, Inc., 1982.
Adler, Peter. "The Future of Alternative Dispute Resolution: Reflections on ADR as a Social Movement." In Possibilities of Popular Justice, edited by Sally Engle Merry and Neal Milner. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 1993.
Auerbach, Jerold S. Justice Without Law? Resolving Disputes Without Lawyers. New York: Oxford University Press, 1983.
Avruch, Kevin, and Peter Black. "A Generic Theory of Conflict Resolution: A Critique." Negotiation Journal. (January 1987): 87-96.
Azar, Edward E. The Management of Protracted Social Conflict: Theory and Cases. Bookfield, VT: Gower Pub. Co., 1990.
Azar, Edward E., and John W. Burton, eds. International Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice. Boulder, CO: Rienner, 1986.
Bercowitch, Jacob. Social Conflicts and Third Parties. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1984.
Bermant, Gordon, Herbert C. Kelman, and Donald Warwick, eds. The Ethics of Social Intervention. New York: Halsted Press, 1978.
Blalock, Hubert M. Power and Conflict: Towards a General Theory. Newbury Park. CA: Sage Publications, 1989.
Boulding, Kenneth. Three Faces of Power. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, 1989.
Bunker, B., and J. Rubin, eds. Conflict, Cooperation and Justice: Essays Inspired by the Work of Morton Deutsch. San Francisco, CA.: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1995.
Burton, John W. "About Winning." International Relations 12 (1985): 71-91
Burton, John, Conflict: Human Needs Theory. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1990.
Burton, John W. Deviance, Terrorism and War. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1984.
Burton, John W., and Dennis J.D. Sandole. "Expanding the Debate on Generic Theory of Conflict Resoultion: A Response to a Critique. Negotiation Journal. (January 1987): 87-100.
Burton, John W., and Dennis J.D. Sandole. "Generic Theory: The Basis of Conflict Resolution." Negotiation Journal. 2 (1986): 333-344.
Clegg, Stewart R. Frameworks of Power. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, 1989.
Cobb, Sara. "A Narrative Perspective on Mediation: Toward the Materialization lf the 'Storytelling' Metaphor." In New Directions in Mediation: Communication Research and Perspectives, edited by J. Folger, and T. Jones, 48-63. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1994.
Collins, Randall. Conflict Sociology: Toward an Explanatory Science. New York: Academic Press, 1975.
Coser, Lewis, A. The Functions of Social Conflict. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1956.
Curle, Adam. Making Peace. London: Tavistock Press, 1971.
Ralf Dahrendorf, "Toward a Theory of Social Conflict." Journal of Conflict Resolution 2 (1958):170-83.
Deutsch, Morton, and Peter T. Coleman, eds. The Handbook of Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2000.
Deutsch, Morton. The Resolution of Conflict: Constructive and Destructive Processes. New Haven, CT: Yale University, 1972.
Felstiner, William L.F. "Influences of Social Organization on Dispute Processing." Law and Society Review 8 (1974): 63-94.
Felstiner, William L.F., Richard L. Abel, and Austin Sarat. "The Emergence and Transformation of Disputes: Naming, Blaming and Claiming..." Law and Society Review (1980-81): 631- 54.
Fisher, R., "Generic Principles for Resolving Intergroup Conflict." Journal of Social Issues 50 (1994): 47.
Fisher, R. J. Interactive Conflict Resolution. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1997.
Folger, Joseph P., and Robert A. Baruch Bush. Designing Mediation: Approaches to Training and Practice within a Transformative Framework. New York : The Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation, 2001.
Folger, Joseph, and Tricia Jones, eds. New Directions in Mediation: Communication Research and Perspectives. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications, 1994. read a review
Follett, Mary Parker (1868-1933). Creative Experience. New York: Longmans, Green, 1924.
Follett, Mary Parker (1868-1933). Dynamic Administration: The Collected Papers of Mary Parker Follett. Edited by H. C. Metcalf and L. Urwick. New York: Harper, 1942.
Follett, Mary Parker (1868-1933). The New State: Group Organization the Solution of Popular Government. New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1918.
French, J.R.P., and B.H. Raven. "The Bases of Power." In Current Perspectives in Social Psychology, edited by E.P. Hollander and R.G. Hunt. New York: Oxford University Press, 1963.
Graham, Pauline, ed.. Mary Parker Follett: Prophet of Management: A Celebration of Writings from the 1920s. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 1996.
Gutman, Amy. "How Not To Resolve Moral Conflicts in Politics." Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution 15 (1999): 1-18.
Habermas, Jürgen. "Reconciliation Through the Public Use of Reason: Remarks to John Rawls's Political Liberalism." Journal of Philosophy 92(3)(1995): 132-180. (see reference to Rawls' reply below)
Harrington, Christine B. Shadow Justice: The Ideology and Institutionalization of Alternatives to Court. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1985.
Hofrichter, Richard. Neighbourhood Justice in Capitalist Society: The Expansion of the Informal State. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1987.
Jay, Ram N. Social Conflict Delhi: Oxford, 1996.
Jeong, Ho-Won, ed. Conflict Resolution: Process, Dynamics and Structure. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing, 1999.
Kressel, Kenneth, and Dean G. Pruitt, eds. Mediation Research: The Process and Effectiveness of Third-Party Intervention. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1989.
Kriesberg, Louis. Social Conflicts. Englewood, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1982.
Kurtz, Lester, ed. Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict. 2nd Edition. San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 2008.
LeBaron, Michelle. Bridging Troubled Waters: Conflict Resolution From the Heart. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2002. read a review.
Morgenthau, Hans J. Politics Among Nations: The Struggle for Power and Peace. Fifth Edition. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978.
Maytok, Tom, Jessica Senehi and Sean Byrne, eds. Critical Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies: Implications for Theory, Practice, and Pedagogy. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2011.
Nader, Laura. "Harmony Models and the Construction of Law" In Conflict Resolution: Cross-Cultural Perspectives, edited by Peter Avruch, Peter Black and Joseph Scimecca, 41-59. Westport, CONN: Greenwood Press, 1991.
Nader Laura. "Controlling Processes in the Practice of Law: Hierarchy and Pacification in the Movement to Re-Form Dispute Ideology." Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution 9(1) (1993): 1-25.
Rahim, Afzalur, ed. Theory and Research in Conflict Management. New York: Praeger, 1990.
Rapoport, Anatol. Fights, Games and Debates.: University of Michigan Press, 1974.
Rapoport, Anatol. The Origins of Violence: Approaches to the Study of Conflict. New York: Paragon House, 1989. read a review.
Rawls, John. "The Idea of an Overlapping Consensus." Oxford Journal for Legal Studies 7(1)(1987): 1-25.
Rawls, John. "Reply to Habermas." Journal of Philosophy 92(3)(1995): 109.
Ross, M.H. The Culture of Conflict: Interpretations and Interests in Comparative Perspective. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993.
Rubin, Jeffrey Z., Dean G. Pruitt, and Song Hee Kim. Social Conflict: Escalation, Stalemate and Settlement. New York: McGraw Hill, 1994.
Sandole, J.D., and Herbert C. Kelman. Conflict Resolution and Theory and Practice: Integration and Application. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993. read a review.
Sandole, J. D., and H. van der Merwe, eds. Conflict Resolution Theory and Practice: Integration and Application. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 1993.
Schellenberg, James A. Conflict resolution: Theory, Research and Practice. New York: State University of New York Press, 1996.
Schirato, Tony and Susan Yell. Communication and Cultural Literacy: An Introduction. Sage: Thousand Oaks, 2000.
Snyder, Francis G., "Anthropology, Dispute Processes and Law: A Critical Introduction" (1981) 8(2) British Journal of Law & Society 141-179.
Sunstein, Cass R. "Incompletely Theorized Agreements." Harvard Law Review 108 (1995): 1733-72.
Tidwell, A.C. Conflict Resolved? A Critical Assessment of Conflict Resolution. New York: Pinter, 1998.
Väyrynen, Raimo. New Directions in Conflict Theory: Conflict Resolution and Conflict Transformation. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, 1991. read a review.
Volpe, Maria R., and Peter R. Maida, eds. Sociological Practice: Conflict Processing. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 1992. read a review.
Walton, Richard E. and McKersie, Robert B. A Behavioral Theory of Labor Negotiation: An Analysis of a Social Interaction System. Second edition. Ithaca, N.Y.: ILR Press, 1991. Reprint, with new introduction. Originally published, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1965. read a review.
Wehr, P. Conflict Regulation. Boulder, CO: Westview, 1979.
Young, Iris Marion. "Communication and the Other: Beyond Deliberative Democracy." In Democracy and Difference: Contesting the Boundaries of the Political, edited by Seyla Benhabib, 120-35. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1996.
Young, Iris Marion. "Asymmetrical Reciprocity: On Moral Respect, Wonder, and Enlarged Thought." Constellations: An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory 3(3)(1997): 340-63.
Young, Iris Marion. "Asymmetrical Reciprocity: On Moral Respect, Wonder, and Enlarged Thought." Intersecting Voices: Dilemmas of Gender, Political Philosophy, and Policy. Princeton : Princeton University Press, 1997.
Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding: A Selected Bibliography (formerly Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding: A Selected Bibliography). Copyright 1997-2008 Catherine Morris. All rights reserved.