Reviewed By: Syed Shahzad Ali
Class: M.Phil ( DPA)
Review Submitted to: Dr. Anila Amber
Dated: 17th October 2012
Book Review of "The Third Side: Why We Fight and How We Can Stop "by William Ury
This is a state-of-the-art book on conflict management and negotiation by well known negotiator and mediator William L. Ury, an American National, who is world's leading negotiation expert, he has mediated situations ranging from corporate arena to wildcat strikes, and from family disputes to ethnic wars in the Middle East, the Balkans, N. Ireland and many other places. He has also worked on the problem of how to prevent nuclear war as a consultant to The White House Crises Management Center. He received his B.A from Yale and his Ph.D. in social anthropology from Harvard University. The structure of paperback "The Third Side" is concerned, it’s 251 pager light weight with blue cover page book which is easy to carry and read any where even in a train or bus while travelling or in coffee shop or at bed time, the font of Times New Roman has been used in the book with Bold heading & text of book is justified. It facilitates the all state of affairs and human situations whether they belong from corporate arena to management & labor disputes and from family crises to negotiation or peace talks between two warring countries i.e. its transforming conflict at home, at work and in the world in to Peace. This book has been written & published in USA by Penguin Books. The title of the book is quite attractive and self explanatory for the affairs of conflict and its resolution i.e. "The Third Side " .The cover page content, color and logo again, portray the whole theme of paperback, its explanatory subtitle on cover page of "Why We Fight And How We Can Stop" and In logo two human have been depicted in front and the word Third has been...