Louis Kriesberg

Newest Books


Recent and Selected Not-So-Recent Publications


2015 “Constructive Negotiations in Contentious Contexts,” pp. 125-139 in Negotiating in Times of Conflict. Gilead Sher and Anat Kurz, eds. Center for Applied Negotiations, Institute for National Security, Tel Aviv, Israel.


2015 "A Constructive Conflict Approach to World Struggles" The Brown Journal of World Affairs


2015 “Negotiating Conflict Transformations” Handbook of International Negotiation: Interpersonal, Intercultural and Diplomatic Perspectives 


2014 “Beginnings of My Journey,” Peacebuilding


2013 “Moral Judgments, Human Needs and Conflict Resolution: Alternative Approaches to Ethical Standards,” Beyond Basic Needs: Linking Theory and Practice 


2012.  "Challenges to Peacemaking: External Interventions"  Peacemaking from Practice to Theory


2011.  "State of Art in Conflict Transformation"  Berghof Handbook for Conflict Transformation


2010. "A Conversation Between Conflict Resolution and Social Movement Scholars".  By Beth Roy, John Burdick, Louis Kriesberg.  Conflict Resolution Quarterly


2010.  "Conflict Resolution Overview"  The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace


2010.  Intractable Conflicts" The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace


2010.  "Constructive Conflicts"  The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace


2010.  "Interlocking Conflicts"  The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace


2010.  "Conflict Phases"   The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace


2009. "Changing conflict asymmetries constructively". Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict: Pathways Toward Terrorism and Genocide 2/1:4-22


2009. "The Evolution of Conflict Resolution". Pp. 15-32 in The Sage Handbook of Conflict Resolution, J. Bercovitch, V. Kremenyuk and I. W. Zartman, Eds, Thousand Oaks, CA, Sage.


2009. "Waging Conflicts Constructively". Pp. 157-169 in Handbook of Conflict Analysis and Resolution, S. Byrne, D. Sandole, I. Staroste-Sandole and J. Senehi, Eds., London and New York: Routeledge.


2008. "Conflict Transformation". Pp. 401-412 in Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace & Conflict. Lester R. Kurtz, Ed., 2nd. Ed., San Diego: Academic Press.   


2007. "Reconciliation: Aspects, Growth, and Sequences." International Journal of Peace Studies 12:1-21.

2007. "Long Peace or Long War: A Conflict Resolution Perspective." Negotiation Journal 23:97-116.

2007. "Contemporary Conflict Resolution Applications." Pp. 455-476 in Leashing the Dogs of War: Conflict Management in a Divided World, edited by C. A. Crocker, F. O. Hampson, and P. Aall. Washington D.C.: United States Institute of Peace.

2007. "The Conflict Resolution Field: Origins, Growth, and Differentiation." in Peacemaking in International Conflict: Methods and Techniques, William Zartman, Ed., Washington D.C., United States Institute of Peace.

2006. "Assessing Past Strategies for Countering Terrorism, In Lebanon and by Libya." Peace and Conflict Studies 13:1-20.

2002. "The Relevance of Reconciliation Actions in the Breakdown of Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations, 2000." Peace and Change 27:546-571.

2002. "Convergence Between International Security Studies and Peace Studies," in Conflict, Security, Foreign Policy, and International Political Economy: Past Paths and Future Directions in International Studies, Brecher, M. and Harvey, F. Ed., Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press

2001. "Mediation and the Transformation of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict." Journal of Peace Research 38:2001.

1999. "Reflections on My Roles, Identities, and Activities Relating to Conflict Resolution," Nexus, Vol. 1, Spring/Fall, pp. 118-125

1993. "Comments About Responding to Early Warnings." The Carter Center of Emory University, International Negotiation Network Consultation in Atlanta, GA. Feb. 17-19.

1991. "Formal and Quasi-Mediators in International Disputes: An Exploratory Analysis." Journal of Peace Research 28:19-27.

1984. "Policy Continuity and Change." Social Problems 32:89-102.

With Harry Murray and Ross Klein. 1982. "Elites and Increased Public Support for U.S. Military Spending." The Journal of Political and Military Sociology 10:275-297

With Ross Klein. 1980. "Changes in Public Support for U.S. Military Spending." The Journal of Conflict Resolution 24:79-111.

1970. "Nongovernmental Organizations." in Peace and the War Industry, Kenneth E. Boulding, Ed., New Brunswick, Transaction Books.

1968. "U.S. and U.S.S.R. Participation in International Non-Governmental Organizations," in Social Processes in International Relations: A Reader, L. Kriesberg, Ed., New York: John Wiley & Sons.

1968. "Internal Differentiation and the Establishment of Organizations." in Institutions and the Person: Essays Presented to Everett C. Hughes, Howard S. Becker, David Riesman, Blanche Geer, and Robert Weiss., Chicago: Aldine.

1963. "The Relationship Between Socio-Economic Rank and Behavior." Social Problems 10:334-353.

1960. "German Businessmen and Union Leaders and the Schuman Plan." Social Science 35:114-121.

1959. "German Evaluations of the European Coal and Steel Community, 1950-1956."
Published as "Die Europaische Gemeinschaft fur Kohl und Stahl in Urteil der Deutschen, 1950-1956," Kolner Zeitschrift fur Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, 11 (1959), pp. 496-516.

1959. "German Public Opinion and the European Coal and Steel Community." The Public Opinion Quarterly 23:28-42.

1956. "National Security and Conduct in the Steel Gray Market." Social Forces 34:268-277.

1955. "Occupational Controls Among Steel Distributors." The American Journal of Sociology 61:203-212.