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Diversity Management in Places and Times of Tensions

Engaging Inter-group Relations in a Conflict-ridden Society

Authors: Desivilya Syna, Helena

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  • Focuses on managing diversity in regions and times of political tensions
  • Draws on a theoretic intersection between social psychological perspectives and critical sociological theories
  • Underlines the need for interdisciplinary work, flexible approaches in dealing with the complexities of human relations, social structures, and a research–practice interface
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About this book

This book focuses on managing diversity in regions and times of political tensions. Using Israel as an example, the author investigates diversity management in the socio-political context of a protracted national conflict – an area that remains largely unexplored.

Featuring the voices of different protagonists, as well as case studies, the book draws on an intersection between social psychological perspectives and critical sociological theories. This integrative conceptual approach mirrors the professional development of the author, who throughout her career has sought to unravel the enigma of complex human interpersonal and intergroup relations using a multifocal and interdisciplinary lens. This book underlines the need for interdisciplinary work, flexible approaches in dealing with the complexities of human relations and social structures, and an interface between research and practice.

About the authors

Helena Desivilya Syna (PhD) is a social/organizational psychologist and Head of the Sociology/Anthropology Department and the Center for Diversity and Intergroup Conflicts Studies at the Max Stern Yezreel Valley College, Israel. Her research on social conflict, organizational behavior, and diversity management has been published in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters. She has also edited a number of books.


Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)
  • A Prelude: The Urgency of Studying the Interface of Diversity and Political Tensions

    Pages 1-14

    Syna, Helena Desivilya

  • Exposition: Engaging Intergroup Relations in a Conflict-Ridden Society

    Pages 15-36

    Syna, Helena Desivilya

  • Understanding the Interface of Diversity and Political Tensions in the Context of Divided Societies: A Multifocal Perspective of Social Psychology and Critical Theory

    Pages 37-59

    Syna, Helena Desivilya

  • Case 1: Medical Staff Engaging Diversity at Work in Turbulent Times

    Pages 61-91

    Syna, Helena Desivilya

  • Case 2: Managing Diversity in Academia: The Voices of Staff and Students in the Midst of Active National Conflict

    Pages 93-129

    Syna, Helena Desivilya

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eBook 42,79 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-37723-6
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Hardcover 51,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-37722-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Diversity Management in Places and Times of Tensions
Book Subtitle
Engaging Inter-group Relations in a Conflict-ridden Society
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Palgrave Pivot
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-37723-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-37723-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-37722-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 184
Number of Illustrations
3 b/w illustrations, 4 illustrations in colour
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