A Question of Values: Johan Galtung's Peace Research

Front Cover
Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1995 - Political Science - 267 pages
1 Review
Places the work of Johan Galtung in the context of past and current debates in international relations, political theory, and more generally, in the social sciences. This comprehensive and critical account scrutinises Galtung's conceptual icons, such as, positive peace and structural violence.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

The Sociological Origins of Galtungs Peace Research
15
Peace Research as Science
47
Structural Violence
67
The Critique of Global Structure
91
Constructivism
113
From Human Needs to Global Values
135
The True Worlds
163
Peace as Nirvana
191
Conclusion
223
Select Bibliography
241
Index
257
About the Book and Author
267
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

Bibliographic information