MARS: Recent submissions

  • LeBaron, Michelle; Garon, Stephen (School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, 1998-06)
    “The 1992 publication, Conflict and Culture: A Literature Review and Bibliography by Michelle LeBaron begins with the premise that the goals of conflict resolution are complementary to those of multiculturalism. It further ...
  • Acland, Andrew (School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, 1996-08)
    “The purpose of this paper is to present some informal observations and reflections around the subject of micro decision-making using as a vehicle the blend of cognitive and behavioral psychology which goes under the ...
  • Mahoney, Liam; Eguren, Luis Enrique (School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, 1996-03)
    “The processes of nonviolent conflict management, resolution, and transformation work best where state systems are democratic and/or have high levels of political, economic, and social legitimacy. Where regimes are controlled ...
  • Rubenstein, Richard (School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, 1996-01)
    “The two public lectures contained in this working paper were presented by Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution faculty member Richard E. Rubenstein at the University of Malta. ‘Conflict Resolution and Political ...
  • Beinhart, Eric (1994-07)
    “Conflict resolution and micro enterprise development are both fledgling fields. This paper attempts to show the relevance of viewing micro enterprise development within an overarching analytical framework of structural ...
  • Mitchell, Christopher (School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, 1995-12)
    “The field of conflict resolution has reached a point in its evolution where hunches and intuitive guesses are being transformed into testable theoretical propositions. Nowhere is this more important than in the debate ...
  • Hubbard, Amy S. (School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, 1992-12)
    “This working paper is based on a six-year participant observation study of a U.S.-based grassroots dialogue group of Palestinians and Jews and other Americans. It compares the grassroots dialogue group experience in the ...
  • Sandole, Dennis J. D. (School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, 1992-10)
    “This timely paper by Dr. Sandole is part of a continuing project at the Institute intendedto analyse and recommend remedies for the resurgence of overt and violent conflict in Eastern Europe. It takes the form of a ...
  • Amoo, Samuel G. (School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, 1992-05)
    “This Working Paper is part of a project to develop approaches and processes for a more effective management of African conflicts by the Organization of African Unity. This project is supported by a grant from the United ...
  • Mitchell, Christopher (School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, 1990-10-29)
    “Moves intended to initiate de-escalation and begin a peace process are often difficult to make and even more difficult to identify unambiguously. Two examples from recent Anglo-Argentine relations provide a basis for ...
  • Mitchell, Christopher (School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, 1989-03)
    “Christopher R. Mitchell's ‘Conflict Resolution and Civil War: The Sudanese Settlement of 1972’ is the third in a series of Working Papers reflecting the research interests and findings of the Center for Conflict Analysis ...
  • Rubenstein, Richard (School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, 1989-03)
    “‘Group Violence in America: The Fire Next Time?’ is the second working paper of the Center for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University. Both writings will come as a surprise to those who think of ...
  • Burton, John W (School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, 1988)
    “‘Conflict Resolution as a political System" was the first of the Institute's series of working Papers to be published, and when it came out in 1988 both the author and the then Director regarded the series as a vehicle ...
  • Dunn, David J (School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, 2013)
    “In three major sections, what follows is unified by the notion of need. The uses of this term are slightly different, but there is a unity throughout. That unity is the life and work of John W. Burton, whose contribution ...
  • Druckman, Daniel (School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, 2004-03)
    “The theme of this keynote address is conceptual puzzles raised by empirical research on conflict management and resolution. Three types of puzzles are highlighted: those that deal with processes, identities, and situations. ...
  • Clements, Kevin P (School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, 2002-12)
    “If I have a text for tonight it comes from that American exponent of nonviolence, Martin Luther King Jr. It was he who said: ‘Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.’ The challenge facing all of us tonight ...
  • Gobodo-Madikizela, Pumla (School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, 2002-02)
    “In this paper, Gobodo-Madikizela focuses on the very micro process of reconciliation and the issue of apology and forgiveness. She asks, ‘How can we understand forgiveness in the context of tragedy?’ She argues that ...
  • Druckman, Daniel (School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, 2001-03)
    This Occasional Paper is Druckman's answer, at least in part, to a fundamental question that graduate students at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution and elsewhere often ask—where do ideas for research come ...
  • Fisher, Ronald J. (School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, 1999-04-29)
    “Interactive conflict resolution, as I have proposed the term, refers in the first instance to the involvement of unofficial yet influential representatives of parties engaged in destructive conflict in small group, ...
  • Shriver, Donald (School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, 1998-04-15)
    “On March 6, 1998, a remarkable event occurred on the Washington mall. Three American veterans of that war were honored for threatening combat with their own fellow soldiers on a day in 1968 that will always be known as ...

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