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EASP – European Association of Social Psychology

The Social Psychology of Intractable Conflicts

04.11.2015, by Kai Sassenberg in publication

Celebrating the Legacy of Daniel Bar-Tal -- Edited by Eran Halperin and Keren Sharvit | Springer

intractable conflicts
intractable conflicts

We would like to announce publication of the first volume of the 2-volume edited by Eran Halperin and Keren Sharvit tribute book to the inspiring academic work of Daniel Bar-Tal has just been published!

This volume works explores a transferable theory of a specific social-psychological infrastructure, based on the work of Dr. Daniel Bar-Tal that develops a holistic, coherent and systematic conceptual framework to eruption of intractable conflicts, their escalation and peace building. Leading political psychologists in the world contributed to this volume.

Table of Contents
1. Intractable conflict – How can it be solved? The theory of Daniel Bar-Tal Janusz Reykowski
2. Can there be a general theory of intractable conflict?
Guy Elcheroth and Dario Spini
3. ”Ethos of conflict” and beyond: Differentiating social representations of conflict in different contexts
Christopher Cohrs, Özden Melis Uluğ, Reşit Kıslıoğlu and Lea Stahel
4. The collective remembering of conflict and its role in fueling an ethos of intractable conflict in society
Dario Paez and James Liu
5. Fear and hope in intractable conflicts: The automatic vs. reflective bases of collective emotional orientation
Maria Jarymowicz
6. Collective angst and intractable conflicts: How concern for the ingroup’s future vitality shapes adversarial intergroup relations
Darcy Dupuis, Roni Porat and Michael J. A. Wohl
7. Victims under siege: Lessons for Polish-Jewish relations and beyond
Johanna Ray Vollhardt, Michal Bilewicz, and Mateusz Olechowski
8. Conflict irresolvability and collective inaction in intractable intergroup conflict
Smadar Cohen-Chen, Martijn van Zomeren and Eran Halperin
9. Expanding the toolkit: neuroimaging and intergroup conflict
Emile Bruneau
10. Dealing with ingroup committed atrocities: Moral responsibility and group-based guilt
Sabina Čehajić-Clancy
11. Dismantling the ethos of conflict: Strategies for improving intergroup relations
Linda Tropp
12. Socio-psychological Barriers to Peacemaking and Overcoming Them: A Review of New Psychological Interventions
Boaz Hameiri and Eran Halperin
13. Overcoming evil: Passivity and active bystandardship to prevent group violence and create caring communities and societies.
Ervin Staub
14. Ethos of conflict: A system justification perspective
John T. Jost, Chadly Stern, and Joanna Sterling
15. Peace psychology and ‘intractable’ conflicts: Identifying peace building tools
Laura K. Taylor and Daniel J. Christie