Praise for the Second Edition of The Dynamics of Conflict

"Mayer once again demonstrates his unique ability to weavetheory and practice together with real-world exampleswhetherabout warring nations or a family disputeto help readersbetter understand both the fundamentals and nuances involved inworking in the conflict arena. The Dynamics of Conflict is a veryimportant read for anyone who works with people inconflict."Peter Salem, executive director, Association ofFamily and Conciliation Courts

"In his latest book, Mayer explores the theoreticalunderpinnings of conflict as it relates to cognitive, emotional,and behavioral dimensions. Personal stories and examples providepractical skills in communication and negotiation, including how todeal with power, impasse, and cross-cultural issues. The book is amust-read for conflict resolution professionals and will also beeasily understandable to the public at largea great tool forbusinesses, parents, governmental agencies, mental healthprofessionals, and educators!"Nina Meierding, Negotiation andMediation Training Services; former president, Academy of FamilyMediators

"Mayer has always provided our field with a dose of commonsense, vision, and clarity. With The Dynamics of Conflict we canadd cohesion and extraordinary integration. Based on deepexperience, these chapters enter our most difficult challenges inways that offer understanding in the midst of complexity andconcrete strategies for response and engagementa masterfulexample of approaching conflict with skill and respect. Mayer hasgifted us with a book that serves the novice practitioner withguideposts, yet opens ever new and exciting pathways for theseasoned conflict specialist."John Paul Lederach, professorof international peacebuilding, Joan B. Kroc Institute, Universityof Notre Dame; author, The Moral Imagination: The Art and Soul ofBuilding Peace

Praise for the First Edition

"A rare blend of practical experience and theoretical knowledge.Insightful, useful, and thought provoking. I recommend it!"William Ury, coauthor, Getting to Yes, and author, The ThirdSide

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