Measuring Affect in Crisis Negotiation: An Exploratory Case Study of Hostage-Taking

This paper starts from the assumption that the level of emotionality in hostage-negotiation differs between phases of escalation and de-escalation. Three hypotheses were derived, stating that (1) the overall-level of emotionality should be higher for a hostage-taker as compared to a negotiator; (2)...

Authors: Bilsky, Wolfgang
Müller, Julia
Voss, Anke
Groote, Everhard
Division/Institute:FB 07: Psychologie und Sportwissenschaft
Document types:Working paper
Media types:Text
Publication date:2003
Date of publication on miami:19.07.2019
Modification date:26.04.2022
Series:Berichte aus der Arbeitseinheit Differentielle Psychologie und Persönlichkeitspsychologie, Bd. 27
Edition statement:[Electronic ed.]
Subjects:crisis negotiation; hostage-taking; affect; case study; escalation; Gottschalk-Gleser hostility scale; message affect
DDC Subject:150: Psychologie
License:InC 1.0
Notes:Berichte aus dem Psychologischen Institut IV
Format:PDF document
Digital documents:bericht_bpi-iv_2003_27.pdf