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First Author

Leshem (2023), “Hope Amidst Conflict,” Oxford University Press

Leshem & Halperin (2022) “Societal Beliefs, Collective Emotions and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict” in “The Routledge Handbook on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.” A. Siniver (Ed.), Routledge.

Leshem & Halperin, E. (2021), "Threatened by the worst and hoping for the best: Unraveling the relationship between threat, hope, and public opinion during conflict." Political Behavior.

Leshem (2021) "Threats of Escalation and Prospects for Peace” in "Conflict Resolution after the Pandemic, Building Peace Pursuing Justice" R. Rubenstein & S. Simons (Eds.), Routledge.

Leshem & Halperin, E. (2020). "Lay theories of peace and their influence on policy preference during violent conflict." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Leshem & Halperin, E. (2020). "Hope during Conflict". In S. C. van den Heuvel (Ed.), "Historical and Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Hope" (pp. 179–196). Springer International Publishing.

Leshem & Halperin, E. (2020). "Hoping for peace during protracted conflict: Citizens’ hope is based on inaccurate appraisals of their adversary’s hope for peace.", Journal of Conflict Resolution. 64(1), 3-225.

Leshem (2019), “The Pivotal Role of the Enemy in Inducing Hope for Peace,” Political Studies.

Leshem, Nooraddini, & Witte (2019), “Surveying Societies Mired in Conflict: Evidence of Social Desirability Bias among Palestinians” International Journal of Public Opinion Research.

Leshem (2017), “What You Wish for is Not What You Expect: Measuring Hope for Peace during Intractable Conflicts.” International Journal of Intercultural Relations.

Leshem, Klar, & Flores (2016), “Instilling Hope for Peace during Intractable Conflicts” Social Psychological and Personality Science.

Collaborating Author

Shani, Kunst, Anjum, Obaidi, Leshem, Antonovsky & Halperin." (2024) Between Victory and Peace: Unraveling the Paradox of Hope in Intractable Conflicts

Hasler, Leshem, Hasson, Landau, Krayem, Blatansky… Halperin (2023). "Young Generations' Hopelessness Perpetuates Intractable Conflicts," Scientific Reports.

Ushomirski, Leshem & Halperin (2023). “Ethos of Conflict in the International Arena: Power Predicts Expression of Threat for Security and Hope for Peace in Speeches of Leaders of Nations in Conflict.

Fink, Leshem, & Halperin (2022). Oppression and resistance – Relations between anger, humiliation and violent action in asymmetric intergroup conflict. Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflicts.

Adler, Hebel, Leshem, Levi & Halperin (2022), "A social virus: Intergroup dehumanization and unwillingness to aid amidst COVID-19 − Who are the main targets?", International Journal of Intercultural Relations.

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Hope Amidst Conflict

A new book from Oxford University Press

“The question of hope lies at the center of one of the biggest dilemmas of human survival. What should we accept, and what should we hope to transform? When shall we adapt to reality, and when should we challenge it? The evolution of humankind owes its success to both survival strategies.”

These are the first sentences of my new book, “Hope amidst Conflict.” The book fuses philosophical and psychological insights on hope and reveals, step by step, the essence of hope and how it functions when it is most challenged.

תקווה בצל הסכסוך

ספר חדש של הוצאת אוניברסיטת אוקפורד

מהי תקווה וכיצד היא מתפקדת כשהיא מאותגרת על ידי המציאות הקשה של סכסוכים אלימים וארוכי טווח? הספר מתיך תובות פילוסופיות, תיאולוגיות והיסטוריות אודות תקווה עם מחקרים אמפיריים מתחומי הפסיכולוגיה, יחסים בינלאומיים ומדעי המדינה כדי לעמוד על טיבו של המושג החמקמק שכל-כך מרכזי בחיינו.

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