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Managing Conflict Resolution
  • Authored by: Sean McCollum; Introduction by: Madonna M. Murphy, Ph.D, University of St. Francis and Sharon L. Banas, former Values Education Coordinator, Sweet Home Central School District, New York
  • From the Series: Character Education
  • Trim Size: 6-1/2 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 1604131225
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-60413-122-2
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $35.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 08/01/2009
  • Dewey Number: 303
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 136


Conflict arises in every relationship: within families, partnerships, groups, and nations. Whether a dispute turns destructive or constructive often depends on how it is handled. Managing Conflict Resolution examines the causes of conflict in homes, schools, and the wider world. It also explores different methods people have developed to guide conflicts to positive "win/win" resolutions.

History and current events topics covered include:

  • The Cuban Missile Crisis
  • The Laramie Treaty of 1868
  • The creation of the U.S. Constitution
  • The relationship between Hutus and Tutsis in Rwanda
  • How leaders such as Cesar Chavez use conflict resolution in labor disputes
  • How former gang members work together to stop gang violence.


Full-color photographs and illustrations. Sidebars. Bibliography. Glossary. Further reading with Web sites. Index.

About the Author(s)

Sean McCollum has published more than 20 nonfiction books and hundreds of magazine articles for children and teens. He is a regular contributor to National Geographic Kids, Scholastic's Choices, Cousteau Kids, and other youth publications.

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