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Title Cross-Cultural Dialogue As a Conflict Management Strategy.
Imprint New York : Springer April 2018.

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Series Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications Ser.
Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications Ser.
Subject Political science.
Peace.
System safety.
Religion and culture.
Ethnopsychology.
Alt Name Ramirez, J. Martin, Editor.
Abad-Quintanal, Gracia, Editor.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 154 pages) illustrations.
Summary Annotation This book contributes to the current knowledge and research on conflict and cross-cultural dialogue, emphasizing how respect, tolerance and dialogue may be quite effective tools for bridging the diverse cultures and, consequently, for solving many of the conflicts of today's world, characterized by a dynamic interchange of populations with very diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds. For this purpose, we rely on reputed scholars from ten different countries, and from different cultures and fields of expertise, which allows for diverse contributions from a valuable interdisciplinary perspective. The first section of the book deals with the correlation between cultural differences and conflict, while also showing how such conflicts can be prevented and, should they arise, managed and solved. The second section addresses a different, more specific issue: how cultural expression means and tools for cultural communication may lead to conflict whereas they may help to avoid it as well. Finally, the third section analyzes how legal and justice systems deal with cross-cultural conflicts as well as with situations which may lead to cross-cultural conflicts, thus assessing to which extent such systems contribute to avoid and/or solve such kind of conflicts.
Contents First Section: World order and conflict -- The world order and the new geopolitical trends; Major General (r) -- The destiny of nuclear weapons after the ban treaty -- Second Section: Culture, violence and conflict -- Security culture and morale: Determinants of effective operation of uniformed services -- Individual terrorism as a response to the distorted phenomenon of cultural identity -- Languaje diversity as a source of conflict in Hungary. Possible implications of migrations -- Third Section: Cultural differences and conflict management -- The Search for Unity Beneath our Cultural Differences -- What can psychology offer in cross-cultural dialogue: a psychological approach to intercultural competence -- Sensemaking and unknowables in Risk Management -- Aesthetics of Peace: The Role of Art in Conflict Transformation -- Fourth Section: The legal and justice systems and the cross-cultural conflict -- Dangerous offenders with personality disorders: a comparative study of the situation in diverse legal cultures, with special attention to the Spanish Legal System -- Terrorism and violence in Spanish Prisons: a Brief Glimpse into prison environment. Personal Experience and reflections -- Epilogue.
ISBN 9783319772301
3319772309 (Trade Cloth)
9783319772318
ISBN/ISSN 9783319772301
10.1007/978-3-319-77231-8
OCLC # 1050974297


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