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Human aggression and conflict interdisciplinary perspectives by Klaus R. Scherer

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English


  • Aggressiveness.,
  • Social conflict.

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Edition Notes

StatementKlaus R. Scherer, Ronald P. Abeles, Claude S. Fischer.
SeriesPrentice-Hall psychology series
ContributionsAbeles, Ronald P., 1944- joint author., Fischer, Claude S., 1948- joint author.
LC ClassificationsBF575.A3 S3
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 337 p. :
Number of Pages337
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5059351M
ISBN 100134446208
LC Control Number74023131

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  This book by D.A. Churchman is perhaps the ultimate multidisciplinary view of conflict at every level from the family to the family of nations. It is a must for anyone interested in knowing more about the sources of conflict, its essence, and the ways to deal with it. (Volodymyr Dubovyk, Odessa National University, Ukraine)Author: David Churchman. On Aggression (German: Das sogenannte Böse. Zur Naturgeschichte der Aggression, "So-called Evil: on the natural history of aggression") is a book by the ethologist Konrad Lorenz; it was translated into English in As he writes in the prologue, "the subject of this book is aggression, that is to say the fighting instinct in beast and man which is directed against members of the same Author: Konrad Lorenz. Human aggression and conflict: Interdisciplinary perspectives (Prentice-Hall psychology series) [Klaus R Scherer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Human Aggression And Conflict explores the major theories of aggression and conflict to combine in one source a variety of approaches from the social sciences for understanding the origins of aggression. "Why We Fight draws on more than 20 academic disciplines to describe over theoretical explanations for human aggression and conflict. It also describes and assesses over 70 methods for managing conflict, including individual, interpersonal, community, intellectual, organizational, intrastate, and interstate conflict."--Jacket.

  Rather, we may displace our aggression onto others, and particularly toward others who seem similar to the source of our frustration (Miller, Pedersen, Earleywine, & Pollock, ). Displaced aggression occurs when negative emotions caused by one person trigger aggression toward a different person. A recent meta-analysis has found clear Author: Charles Stangor. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Scherer, Klaus R. Human aggression and conflict. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, [] (OCoLC) Aggression is overt or covert, often harmful, social interaction with the intention of inflicting damage or other unpleasantness upon another individual. It may occur either reactively or without provocation. In humans, aggression can be caused by various triggers, from frustration due to blocked goals to feeling disrespected. Human aggression can be classified into direct and indirect. The major scientist associated with this approach is Konrad Lorenz, the author of On Aggression (), which helped bring back to respectability the instinctual view of human behavior, 1 popularized ethology, 2 and spawned a counter-literature on aggression. 3 In sum, for Lorenz aggression is a "driving power," an instinct toward the.

Dominance and Aggression in Humans and Other Animals: The Great Game of Life examines human nature and the influence of evolution, genetics, chemistry, nurture, and the sociopolitical environment as a way of understanding how and why humans behave in aggressive and dominant ways. The book walks us through aggression in other social species. Instrumental Aggression: Also known as predatory aggression, instrumental aggression is marked by behaviors that are intended to achieve a larger goal. Instrumental aggression is often carefully planned and usually exists as a means to an end. Hurting another person in a robbery or car-jacking is an example of this type of aggression. Book Description. Drawing upon international expertise, and including some of the most well-known academics and practitioners in the field, The Routledge International Handbook of Human Aggression is the first reference work to fully capture how our understanding of aggression has been refined and reconceptualised in recent years. Divided into five sections, the handbook covers some of the. Aggressive responses seen in pet cats are closely related to the natural behaviour of the species and are a normal part of predation, play and social conflict. However if cats start to show aggression towards humans then this would constitute ’problem behaviour’.