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Learning Lessons from Waco: When the Parties Bring Their Gods to the Negotiation Table (Religion and Politics) [Hardcover]

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Pages   506
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.82" Width: 6.88" Height: 0.99"
Weight:   1.4 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Sep 1, 2001
Publisher   Syracuse University Press
ISBN  0815627513  
EAN  9780815627517  

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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 encounters between rising religious movements and dominant social institutions.

Finally, the resulting model is applicable to other conflict resolution processes such as mediation and facilitated problem solving.

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Jayne Seminare Docherty is a professor of conflict studies at the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University. She has also taught at George Mason University and Columbia College (South Carolina). Professor Docherty earned her Ph.D. at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University and she holds an undergraduate degree in religious studies and political science from Brown University. She also studied theology at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.
Professor Docherty consults with organizations and communities in transition, working with them to harness the positive energy of conflict and minimize its negative effects. Her current area of focus for research, writing and practice is improving the use of negotiation in unstable situations so that the results yield durable but flexible systems for creating long-term and sustainable peace with justice. She has also conducted research - especially action research projects - for nonprofit organizations; consulted on designing, monitoring and evaluating projects and programs; worked with universities on curriculum development; and conducted trainings on conflict analysis, negotiation, and program design.
She holds an B.A., from Brown University (1978) in Religious Studies and Political Science and a Ph.D., from George Mason University (1998) in Conflict Analysis and Resolution.

Jayne Seminare Docherty currently resides in Harrisonburg, in the state of Virginia.

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Good book, depending on what you're reading it for...  Feb 25, 2006
When I picked up this book, I expected it to be a book about Waco. It is not. It is a book about negotiation tactics, using the incident at Waco as an example. The author writes well, if not a bit repetitively (using the same examples to illustrate the same points over and over), and if you're in the field where negotiation is imperative to your work, this book is for you. It has exhaustive resources on how to separate yourself from your own ingrained worldview (how you see the world) to "see inside the mind of the other side", if you will, and thus come closer to getting what you want. The book is about government/hostage negotiations, but it can easily be transposed over business negotiations and work just as fluidly, for the most part.

If you're a normal reader who remembers the horror of Waco and wants to know what really happened, or garner insider knowledge on what the Davidians were thinking, or learn the hows and whys and wheres and whens, skip this book.

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