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  Field Diplomacy - Reychler
More conflicts are expected, with old and new causes, such as the unequal or unfair trade balances between North and South, unemployment in the North, the environmental pollution, religious extremism, mass immigration and the growing number of failed states.
Such a peace is built on the concept of conflict transformation, underscoring the goal of moving a given population from the status of extreme vulnerability and dependency to that of self-sufficiency and well being.
A sixth element of the conflict paradigm of field diplomacy is attention to the deeper layers of the conflict.
www.gmu.edu /academic/pcs/reychler.htm   (4776 words)

 The Doctors' Medical Library - Nutritional Medicine
A paradigm is not examined or questioned and almost all of what we know to be "true" is paradigm derived.
This kind of doctor believes illness is almost always multifactorial in cause, and that an important factor in causation of overt illness is the condition of the patient when in the "healthy" state, that is to say, an apparently healthy person may be ill without yet showing symptoms.
This is the paradigm, or model, with which the holistic doctor approaches the patient.
www.med-library.net /content/view/64/40   (1987 words)

 Soc 295-02, The Heart of Critical Sociology
Conflict is normal, and may take place in a wide range of ways — from voting for different candidates to protesting in the streets, from an ordered meeting in the boardroom to a heated argument in the bedroom.
Conflict is a key source of social change, and the nature of any given setting or society is determined by the outcome(s) of its conflict(s).
Conflict theorists are most interested in studying the nature of one or more kinds of inequality as well as how they are connected, and in coming to understand the mechanisms by which those with power keep it and those with less power strive to gain more.
web.grinnell.edu /courses/soc/f01/soc295-02/heart.html   (537 words)

 ReliefWeb » Document Preview » Palestine-Israel: old conflict new paradigm
Since, the conflict was mildly managed being, in general, an open one between, as usual, dissimilar forces, between the strong and the weak.
The new paradigm of Israel 's conflict management was presented in December 2003, after the failed ceasefire and the failure of the Abu Mazen Government, when PM A. Sharon launched the Unilateral Disengagement Plan (UDP).
The UDP marks the breaking of the Oslo process and starts a new way of conflict management: no negotiations and imposition of the conditions on the loser as it has been the case since the dawn of the wars.
www.reliefweb.int /rw/RWB.NSF/db900SID/VBOL-6LYGGJ?OpenDocument   (1385 words)

 USAID Conflict Prevention: January 2001 Conference Report
WSP is consistent with the paradigm in its adoption of a neutral position, providing for international support, but keeping the problem-solving impetus on the indigenous community.
For successful conflict prevention, a formal division of labor should be established whereby USAID assumes the lead for long-term pre-conflict prevention problems.
Conflict prevention strategies can be strengthened by building an incentive system to reward conflict prevention, developing a system of metrics to assess the success of conflict prevention strategies, and channeling more resources into post-conflict reconstruction.
www.usaid.gov /pubs/confprev/jan2001/session5.html   (1348 words)

 JCPA Radical Islam-Iran, Hizbullah, Hamas and the Global Jihad: A New Conflict Paradigm for the West - Executive ...
For most of the 1990s it was the conventional wisdom that the key to regional stability was to be found in the resolution of the Arab-Israeli conflict and, as a result, Western diplomatic energies were primarily focused on that area.
Moreover, according to this traditional paradigm for viewing the Middle East, the Arab-Israeli conflict was also easily resolvable in a relatively short time-frame; with a diplomatic investment of a few years, it was hoped, it would be possible to conclude a region-wide peace agreement that included Israel, the Palestinians, and the Arab states.
Thus, it was becoming increasingly difficult to argue that the Arab-Israeli conflict was the root cause of regional instability.
www.jcpa.org /JCPA/Templates/ShowPage.asp?DBID=1&LNGID=1&TMID=111&FID=379&PID=0&IID=1491&TTL=Iran,_Hizbullah,_Hamas_and_the_Global_Jihad:_A_New_Conflict_Paradigm_for_the_West_-_Executive_Summary   (1592 words)

 Israel Palestine Blogs » Israeli-Palestinian conflict
These are among many examples of efforts to set up a symmetric two-party framework that imagines that the conflict and the solution are even-handed.
So to end the conflict, one side gives something up, the other side gives something else up, and everyone walks away with a down-the-middle compromise.
Next week Tutu will be in Boston again, for the Sabeel conference on “the apartheid paradigm in Palestine-Israel.” I plan to attend, and am curious to see what ground is covered and how much both sides — including protesters and counter-protesters — focus on terminology versus substance.
israelpalestineblogs.com /category/israel-palestinian-conflict   (3271 words)

 October 98   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
It is a movement from the paradigm of conflict resolution to one of conflict management.
As conflict resolution professionals, we should respect our fellow human beings to make those choices for themselves by adopting a paradigm which gives choices: a paradigm which allows for the empowerment of self and recognition of others at one's own time and place.
It is a paradigm of respect, of working with people where they are, of stepping back and letting things happen as they should, rather than trying to force the change we would like to see happen.
www.domediation.com /may01.htm   (711 words)

 Social Research Methods   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Paradigms are not true or false; as ways of knowing, they are only more or less useful.
  The conflict paradigm often focuses on class, gender, and ethnic struggles, but it would be appropriate to apply it whenever competing groups have conflicting interests.
Feminist Paradigms:  Researchers looking at the social world from a feminist paradigm have called attention to aspects of social life that are not revealed by other paradigms.
wings.buffalo.edu /courses/sp02/soc/293/notes2.html   (1192 words)

 Role of serotonin and GABA in anti-anxiety effects of benzodiazepines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The Geller-Seifter paradigm is a conflict test in which rats are trained to bar press to receive sweetened milk (a very desirable reinforcement for a rat).
Conflict is introduced into this situation by delivering electric shock to the animal's feet every time it bar presses during the CRF schedule.
Stein argued that the chronic effect of BZPs - anxiety reduction - was due to reduction in serotonin turnover and that the recovery of NA turnover was responsible for the development of tolerance to sedative the side effects of BZPs.
salmon.psy.plym.ac.uk /year2/psy221anxiety/psy221anxiety.htm   (4296 words)

 Transcend articles
A qualification of the notion of a paradigm
Likewise, it is possible to synthetize the military paradigm by means of two characteristic statements which surrogate at best the two basic choices of the military MoCR and, moreover, fit well the idea people share about the military attitude: "Scientificization of the security and suppression of the emotional drives".
In the past the incommensurability between the military MoCR and the nonviolent MoCR was solved by the suppression of the alternative MoCR as a representation of emotional arguing.
www.transcend.org /t_database/articles.php?ida=351   (2503 words)

 Win-Win Conflict Replacement
Unlike traditional problem-solving models, the Win Win approach you will learn here allows you to actually replace conflict with what you and the others involved really want, a solution that is genuinely satisfying for everyone.
Explore the Win-Lose paradigm and its consequences to you personally and in an organizational setting.
Understand the underlying assumptions about how conflict is created, the principle of At-One-Ment, and the concept of positive possibilities.
www.changecourses.com /win-win_conflict_replacement.htm   (184 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Citation: John Prendergast, "The Nested Paradigm of Conflict Foci: The Case of Ethiopia," sect.
Prendergast analyzes conflict in Ethiopia using Lederach's models of conflict and peacebuilding.
Lederach adopts researcher Maire Dugan's nested foci paradigm for relating the immediate issues within a conflict to the larger systemic aspects.
www.colorado.edu /conflict/peace/example/pren7415.htm   (430 words)

 Rev: ST 4: Early Strat Theory
Paradigms are sets of theories and assumptions that shape and underlie explanations, especially scientific explanations, including the general images and assumptions of reality which shape those theories
Paradigms embrace Social Structures that allow their classification into either seeing society as primarily operating on the basis of Conflict or Order (Cooperation) structure which means they view society as exhibing either a
Conflict, at the abstract level, is btwn classes while at the everyday or concrete level, conflict is when workers/unionists and particular capitalist firms engage in struggle
people.uvawise.edu /pww8y/Reviews/ST/STRev/RevST04EarlyStratTh.html   (5855 words)

 Learn UML 2.1 in 5 Days! UML 2.1 Docs, Tutorials, Online Demos and much more!
Visual Paradigm for UML (VP-UML) is a visual UML CASE tool which helps you to build application faster, better and cheaper.
Teamwork Server is a version control system for Visual Paradigm's products which helps you to carry out the Collaborative Software Development for your team.
It will guide you through the procedures from installing and administrating the Teamwork Server, checking-out and in the project, handling conflicts, checking for an update version of project, importing and exporting project and checking the version history of a project.
www.visual-paradigm.com /documentation   (1183 words)

 Review Qs - Exam 1
In one statement, describe the theoretical paradigm of the social-conflict paradigm.
Name the sociologist who created this approach, and give one example of a method used by his students to conduct research on social encounters.
Be able to recognize the use of the structural functional approach, the symbolic interaction approach and the conflict approach.
uwacadweb.uwyo.edu /hampe/courses/soc1000/review/exam1.htm   (917 words)

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 Moral Science, Paradigm 2000, Conflict Resolution, Philosophy, Enlightenment, Art to Science, Moral Order, Scientific ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
A new paradigm introduces scientific conceptualization in the study of Behavior.
The formal paradigm reconciles the humanities and the sciences, revamps psychology and psychotherapy, spirituality and education.
The Unit accounts for the evolution of paradigms in the history of ideas as the search for meaning and justice, as the search for the optimal conflict resolution.
arttoscience.org /Arttoscience2/metaph.html   (262 words)

 SOC101:003 - Introduction to Sociology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Instructions:  Please choose the best possible answer by clearly marking the corresponding "bubble" on your answer sheet with a No. 2 pencil.
       The structural-functional and social-conflict paradigms share a concern with broad patterns that shape society as a whole.
       The paradigm referred to as the "framework for building theory that envisions society as an arena of inequality that generates conflict and change" is the:
www.unm.edu /~kpitts/exam1011.htm   (668 words)

Paradigm = A perspective; a way of looking at the world; a set of theoretical assumptions about the way the world operates
Macro sociology is the study of large social structures and patterns within a society.
Social conflict is normal and can lead to understanding, which would produce equality and positive change
www.unc.edu /~kbm/SOCI10/Jan_13.html   (467 words)

 Paradigm - Books for Your Courses
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Please click on a specific course topic within your discipline to view a full list of authors and titles.
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 This is the study guide for the first test
What are the differences between a functional and conflict theory analysis of the role that culture plays in creating the normative order?
Merton's theory argues that "strain" causes higher rates of crime among the poor.
How does he operationalize his concept of "strain?" How do conflict subcultures create higher rates of violent crime among the poor?
www.runet.edu /~junnever/study_guide1.htm   (609 words)

 CHAPTER 4: SOCIAL STRATIFICATION THEORY: EARLY STATEMENTS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Definitions of Paradigm and Paradigm Assumptions: pp.82-83, and p.112 (notes #1)
What are the differences between these 4 social stratification paradigms?
Problems of alienation, exploitation, inequalities, or class conflict were due "not to the state of our economy, but rather the state of our morality." (p.106)
www.nccu.edu /~huang/soci3210/ch32104.htm   (332 words)

 CBHD: Shop@CBHD - The Peace Bridge: A New Paradigm for Conflict Resolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The Peace Bridge: A New Paradigm for Conflict Resolution
by Ed Hollenberg, M.D. The new idea of the “Peace Bridge” is the communication of two conflicting viewpoints.
This is a demonstration of how we may approach conflict in a desensitizing, creative approach.
www.cbhd.org /xcart/customer/product.php?productid=21710&cat=&page=   (81 words)

 Table of contents for Library of Congress control number 2002032411
Table of contents for Social stratification and inequality : class conflict in historical, comparative, and global perspective / Harold R. Kerbo.
Class Conflict and the Welfare State: A Conclusion Chapter 10: The Persistence of Ascription: Gender, Race, and Ethnic Inequalities Race and Ethnicity: Some Definitions The Inequalities of Race and Ethnicity
The Conflict View of Attainment: A Conclusion Chapter 13: The Process of Legitimation The Sociopsychological Process of Legitimation
www.loc.gov /catdir/toc/mh041/2002032411.html   (879 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
What is the tracking system and how is it an example of the conflict paradigm?
15R How can the conflict approach be criticized?
How is this paradigm different from the structural-functional and conflict paradigms?
www.uwstout.edu /faculty/baileyb/Chapter1.htm   (226 words)

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