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Learning Lessons from Waco: When the Parties Bring Their Gods to the Negotiation Table
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Syracuse Univ Pr
Publication date December 1, 2001
Pages 351
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780815627760
ISBN-10 0815627769
Dimensions 0.75 by 6 by 8.75 in.
Weight 1.15 lbs.
Original list price $24.95
Other format details university press
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: This intensive case study derives lessons for negotiation theory, research, and practice from the Waco disaster. The siege at Waco simply refuses to disappear. Recently uncovered evidence, an ongoing civil suit, and the Danforth investigation fuel public interest and controversy. Heated debates about what really happened in Waco are a recurring public drama. Yet, little or no attention has been given to the work of the negotiator who talked with the Branch Davidians. This important book utilizes largely unexplored sources of data to explain why fifty-one days of negotiations by federal officials failed to get Branch Davidians to exit the compound, as desired. Learning Lessons from Waco applies a theory of worldview conflict to the more than 12,000 pages of negotiation transcripts from Waco. Through perceptive analysis of the situation, Jayne Seminare Docherty offers a fresh perspective on the activities of law enforcement agents. She shows how the Waco conflict resulted from a collision of two distinct worldviews - the FBI's and the Davidians' - and their divergent notions of reality. By exploring the failures of the negotiations, she also urges a better understanding of encounte

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from Syracuse Univ Pr (December 1, 2001)
9780815627760 | details & prices | 351 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $24.95
About: This intensive case study derives lessons for negotiation theory, research, and practice from the Waco disaster.

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