chapter 5 terms - WorkingthroughConflict

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Working through Conflict Chapter 5: Power: The Architecture of Conflict Triggering Event:   signals a transition in how parties think and act about conflict; turns  “consciousness of opposition” into acknowledged conflict.  Degrouping:   socialization process that creates perceptions of weakness.  Deindividulation:  removes personal and human characteristics normally associated with a  party and replaces them with more global features.  Interaction:  primary means through which endorsement is enacted. Legitimacy:  parties value certain abilities, knowledge or personal characteristics and explicitly  that support the resource. Implications of Endorsement for Power:  Recognizing the relational nature of power  acknowledges the provisional and somewhat tenuous status of our resources; the resource is  always used in the context of the relationship.  Direct Conflict Tactics:  tactics intended to compel others to respond regardless of what is 
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