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Understanding Disputes
By Pat Caplan

Understanding Disputes

The Politics of Argument

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Understanding Disputes by Pat Caplan

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Are disputes ever really resolved, or do people need to find ways of accommodating them and living with the consequences? Can dispute settlement procedures at the local level be transferred to wider environments? In attempting to answer these questions, some of the foremost specialists in the anthropology of law and disputing behaviour examine how people in a variety of social settings, ranging from Ireland to East Africa, deal with quarrels and seek to resolve or accommodate them. This stimulating volume should be of interest to anyone concerned about the increase in conflict in many parts of the world.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780854969258
ISBN-10: 085496925X
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 13mm)
Pages: 268
Imprint: Berg Publishers
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 6-Apr-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Pat Caplan

Pat Caplan Goldsmiths College,University of London Gino Bedani Professor and Head of Italian, and Dean of the Faculty of Arts, University College of Swansea

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