The role of third parties in conflicts among Colombian preadolescents

  • Enrique Chaux


Understanding the factors that contribute to the escalation or de-escalation of aggression in conflicts is crucial for any prevention strategy. This is particularly important in societies like Colombia, where the common use of violence during interpersonal conflicts has contributed to making it one of the most violent countries in the world1. One of the factors that have been associated with the escalation of aggression is the role played by third parties during interpersonal conflicts.


Physical Aggression School Administrator Interpersonal Conflict Constructive Role Common Role 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Enrique Chaux
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Human Development and Psychology Graduate School of EducationHarvard UniversityCambridgeUSA

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