John C. Turner's scientific contributions

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... Government's ability to magnify conflict appears less time contingent. As social identity theory would predict, conflict resolution strategies that highlight in-group and out-group differences by asymmetrically favoring one group's interests significantly exacerbate hostile communication (Tajfel & Turner, 1979, 1986. In battling the fires of conflict, putting them out could take years, but fanning the flames may take only moments. ...