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Natural Conflict Resolution

By: Filippo Aureli(Editor), Frans BM de Waal(Editor)

409 pages, B/w plates

University of California Press

Paperback | Aug 2000 | #115437 | ISBN: 0520223462
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Essays by 52 world authorities on animal and human behaviour, looking at tendencies towards aggression and peacekeeping across different lifeforms.


Preface Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Why Natural Conflict Resolution? Filipo Aureli and Frans B. M. de Waal Part 1 - History Introduction 2. The First Kiss: Foundations of Conflict Resolution Research in Animals Frans B. M. de Waal Methodological Progress in Post-Conflict Research Hans C. Veenema 3. Conflict Management in Children and Adolescents Peter Verbeek, Willard W. Hartup, and W. Andrew Collins 4. Law, Love and Reconciliation: Searching for Natural Conflict Resolution in Homo Sapiens Douglas H. Yarn Interpersonal Dynamics in International Conflict Mediation Joyce Neu Part 2 - Controlling Aggression Introduction 5. Dominance and Communication: Conflict Management in Various Social Settings Signe Preuschoft and Carel P. van Schaik Conflict, Social Costs, and Game Theory Shuichi Matsumura and Kyoko Okamoto The Use of Infants to Buffer Male Agression Jutto Kuester and Andreas Paul Greeting Ceremonies in Babboons and Hyenas Fernando Colmenares, Heribert Hofer, and Marion L. East 6. Covariation of Conflict Management Patterns across Macaque Species Bernard Thierry Physiological Correlates of Individual Dominance Style Robert Sapolsky 7. Coping with Crowded Conditions Peter G. Judge Conflict Prevention before Feeding Nicola F. Koyama 8. The Peacefulness of Cooperatively Breeding Primates Colleen M. Schaffner and Nancy G. Caine Part 3 - Repairing the Damage Introduction 9. Reconciliation and Relationship Qualities Marina Cords The Function of Peaceful Post-Conflict Interactions: An Alternate View Joan B. Silk Distance Regulation in Macaques: A Form of Implicit Reconciliation? Josep Call 10. The Role of Emotion in Conflict and Conflict Resolution Fillipo Aureli and Darlene Smucny Vocal Reconciliation by Free-Ranging Baboons Dorothy L. Cheney and Robert M. Seyfarth The Development of Reconciliation in Brown Capuchins Ann Ch. Weaver and Frans B. M. de Waal 11. Beyond the Primates: Expanding the Reconciliation Horizon Gabriel Schino The Ethological Approach Precluded Recognition of Reconciliation Thelma E. Rowell Peaceful Conflict Resolution in the Sea? Amy Samuels and Cindy Flaherty Conflict Management in Female-Dominated Spotted Hyenas Heribert Hofer and Marion East 12. A Multicultural View of Peacemaking among Young Children Marina Butovskaya, Peter Verbeek, Thomas Ljungberg, and Antonella Lunardini Post-Tantrum Affiliation with Parents: The Ontogeny of Reconciliation Michael Potegal Part 4 - Triadic Affairs Introduction 13. Conflict Management via Third Parties: Post-Conflict Affiliation of the Aggressor Marjolijn Das Do Impartial Interventions in Conflicts Occur in Monkeys and Apes? Odile Petit and Bernard Thierry 14. Redirection, Consolation, and Male Policing: How Targets of Aggression Interact with Bystanders David P. Watts, Fernando Colmenares, and Kate Arnold Triadic versus Dyadic Resolutions: Cognitive Implications Duncan L. Castles Part 5 - Ecological and Cultural Contexts Introduction 15. The Natural History of Valuable Relationships in Primates Carel P. van Schaik and Filippo Aureli Prescription for Peacefulness Karen B. Strier, Dennison S. Carvalho, and Nilcemar O. Bejar Divergent Social Patterns in Two Primitive Primates Michael E. Pereira and Peter M. Kappeler 16. Conflict Management in Cross-Cultural Perspective Douglas P. Fry 17. The Evolution and Development of Morality Melanie Killen and Frances B. M. de Waal Forgiveness across Cultures Seung-Ryong Park and Robert D. Enright Conclusion 18. Shared Principles and Unanswered Questions Frans de Waal and Fillipo Aureli Appendixes Appendix A. The Occurrence of Reconciliation in Nonhuman Primates Appendix B. Key Terms Used in the Volume Contributors Index

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Filippo Aureli is Senior Lecturer in the School of Biological and Earth Sciences at the Liverpool John Moores University, and Collaborative Scientist in the Psychobiology Division of the Yerkes Regional Primate Research Center of Emory University.

Frans B. M. de Waal is C.H. Candler Professor of Primate Behavior in the Psychology Department of Emory University, and Director of Living Links at the Yerkes Regional Primate Research Center. He is the author of Bonobo: The Forgotten Ape (California, 1997), among other books.

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