A Question of Values: Johan Galtung's Peace Research
Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1995 - Political Science - 267 pages
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.
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