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The literature relevant to Peace and Conflict Studies offers many authors and many directions. Below is a mere sampling of historical, theoretical, and practical resources. Additional materials can be discovered through PCST classes and online.

Carpenter, Susan and W.J.D. Kennedy.  Managing Public Disputes: A Practical Guide for Government, Business, and Citizens’ Groups.

Cloke, Kenneth. Conflict Revolution: Mediating Evil, War, Injustice, and Terrorism.

Cloke, Kenneth. Resolving Personal and Organizational Conflict: Stories of Transformation and Forgiveness (written with Joan Goldsmith).

Cloke, Kenneth. Mediating Dangerously:  The Frontiers of Conflict Resolution.

Cloke, Kenneth. The Crossroads of Conflict: A Journey into the Heart of Dispute Resolution.

Cortright, David. Gandhi and Beyond: Nonviolence for an Age of Terrorism.

Cortright, David. Peace: A History of Movements and Ideas.

Fisher, Roger, William Ury, and Bruce Patton. Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In.

Gandhi, Mohandas. The Essential Gandhi: An Anthology of His Writings on His Life, Work, and Ideas.  Edited by Louis Fischer.

Juergensmeyer, Mark. Gandhi's Way: A Handbook of Conflict Resolution.

King, Martin Luther, Jr. Stride Toward Freedom.

Kolb, Deborah M.  When Talk Works:  Profiles of Mediators.

Lederach, John Paul. Building Peace:  Sustainable Reconciliation in Divided Societies.

Lederach, John Paul. Preparing for Peace:  Conflict Transformation across Cultures.

Lederach, John Paul. The Moral Imagination: The Art and Soul of Building Peace.

Lynd, Staughton, and Alice Lynd, eds.  Nonviolence in America:  A Documentary History.

Mnookin, Robert. Bargaining with the Devil: When to Negotiate, When to Fight.

Mnookin, Robert, Scott R. Peppet and Andrew S. Tulumello. Beyond Winning:  Negotiating to Create Value in Deals and Disputes.

Mosten, Forrest S. Collaborative Divorce [Handbook]: Helping Families without going to Court.

Mosten, Forrest S. Commencement Address: "Taking a Peacemaker Pledge: Why? And what does it mean?" College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, 2008, University of California, Riverside.

Mosten, Forrest S. Conflict and Peacemaking: From Kindergarten to the Middle East” (2008). The Inaugural UCR Forrest S. Mosten Lecture.

Mosten, Forrest S. Mediation Career Guide: A Strategic Approach to Building a Successful Practice.

Stassen, Glen, ed. Just Peacemaking: Ten Practices for Abolishing War.

Stone, Douglas, Bruce Patton, Sheila Heen, and Roger Fisher.  Difficult Conversations:  How to Discuss What Matters Most.

Ury,William L. (ed.). Must We Fight?  From the Battlefield to the Schoolyard:  A New Perspective on Violent Conflict and Its Prevention.

Ury, William L. Gettting to Peace.

Ury, William L. The Power of a Positive No: How to Say No and Still Get to Yes.

Ury, William L. The Third Side:  Why We Fight and How We Can Stop.

Yoder, John Howard. When War Is Unjust: Being Honest in Just-War Thinking.