Distrust, Limited Resources, and Uncertainty

  • Timothy J. Sullivan
Part of the Environment, Development and Public Policy book series (EDPE)


In searching for a constructive resolution to conflict, it is natural to focus on the chief actors in a dispute, the issues that divide them, and the settings in which they interact. Generally, disputes cannot end until some form of resolution is reached between the principal disputing groups on the main issues. Discussing underlying interests and discovering alternatives that offer gains to all depend on having a knowledge of interests and facts that usually only the groups and actors in a dispute possess.


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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Timothy J. Sullivan
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  1. 1.Graduate School of Public PolicyUniversity of California, BerkeleyBerkeleyUSA

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