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This is a glossary of terms related to the field of conflict resolution education. You'll find the terms followed by a short definition and any related terms that you might want to become familiar with. Another useful tool for understanding more general education-related terms is the ERIC thesaurus.

Gender
the socially prescribed expectations or roles for people of a particular sex, usually discussed in terms of masculinity, femininity, or androgyny
Generating Options
In principled negotiation and/or mediation, the process of generating ideas or options for solution
Generative conflict
creating conflicts that are functional in order to enhance creativity and constructive change
Giving face
Doing something to restore or give back someone's identity or face after it has been attacked
Goal-congruent emotions
In Lazarus's theory, positive emotions: compassion, happiness, hope, love pride, relief
Goal-incongruent emotions
in Lazarus' theory, negative emotions: anger, anxiety, disgust, envy, fright, guilt, jealousy, sadness, shame