CHAPTER FORTY-FIVE

SOME RESEARCH FRONTIERS IN THE STUDY OF CONFLICT AND ITS RESOLUTION

Dean G. Pruitt

Katharina G. Kugler

It would be idle to assume that a single chapter like this one can be a comprehensive guide to the gaps in the field of conflict studies. The preceding chapters summarize the knowledge in this field, and the gaps undoubtedly greatly exceed that knowledge. Furthermore, future research is likely to follow unforeseen theoretical directions, leaving a chapter like this one in the dust. Nevertheless, we hope that it will provide some guidance to those new to the field and some stimulation to seasoned scholars.

The chapter may seem quite one-sided to those who follow traditions other than those we will describe. But there is no ...

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