Peace and Conflict Studies

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SAGE, 2013. márc. 26. - 563 oldal
Peace and Conflict Studies Third Edition, sets the standard for an accessible introduction and comprehensive exploration of this vital subject. The authors share their vast knowledge and analysis of 21st-century world events.

Including new chapters on research methods and democracy, as well as timely topics such as: nuclear proliferation; models of conflict analysis, outcomes, and solutions; the Non-Proliferation Treaty; the rise of the BRICs countries; and much more. With an broad and authoritative scope, this introductory text chronicles a plethora of important global topics from pre-history to the present.

Key Features

- Includes updated chapters and examines current conflicts, including the latest developments in Iran and North Korea

- Explores the important aspects of positive peace, individual violence, nationalism, and terrorism

- Provides numerous visual aids, questions for further study, and suggested readings

- Furnishes a comprehensive range of material to enlighten and enrich future discussion and encourage further academic pursuit

 

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Tartalomjegyzék

THE PROMISE OF PEACE THE PROBLEMS OF WAR
1
THE MEANINGS OF PEACE
3
PEACE AND CONFLICT STUDIES EDUCATION AND RESEARCH
19
THE MEANINGS OF WARS
35
TERRORISM VERSUS COUNTERTERRORISM
71
THE SPECIAL SIGNIFICANCE OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS
99
THE REASONS FOR WARS
127
THE INDIVIDUAL LEVEL
131
INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION
317
PEACE THROUGH STRENGTH?
347
INTERNATIONAL LAW
369
ETHICAL AND RELIGIOUS PERSPECTIVES
383
BUILDING POSITIVE PEACE
401
HUMAN RIGHTS
403
ECOLOGICAL WELLBEING
425
ECONOMIC WELLBEING
449

THE GROUP LEVEL
157
THE STATE LEVEL
185
THE DECISIONMAKING LEVEL
205
THE IDEOLOGICAL SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC LEVELS
225
BUILDING NEGATIVE PEACE
247
PEACE MOVEMENTS
249
DIPLOMACY NEGOTIATIONS AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION
269
DISARMAMENT AND ARMS CONTROL
289
MOVEMENTS TOWARD DEMOCRACY
475
NATIONAL RECONCILIATION
495
NONVIOLENCE
507
TOWARD A MORE PEACEFUL FUTURE
533
AUTHOR INDEX
543
SUBJECT INDEX
547
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
563
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A szerzőről (2013)

David P. Barash (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin) has been with the Department of Psychology at the University of Washington since 1973. His studies span animal behavior and social psychology, with concentrations in sociobiology, psychological aspects of the arms race and nuclear war, peace studies, and animal behavior and evolution. A prolific author, he has written more than 250 technical articles and 31 books ranging from monographs to college textbooks to popular trade titles. His book, Introduction to Peace Studies (1991), was the first comprehensive undergraduate textbook in the field of Peace Studies.

Charles Webel (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley) is professor at the University of New York, Prague. A three-time Fulbright Scholar and graduate of the Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California, Webel has pursued post-doctoral studies at Harvard University, the Max Planck Institute, and the Universities of Paris, Frankfurt, and Heidelberg. He recently taught in the Peace and Conflict Studies Program at Berkeley and the Honors College of University of South Florida. He is the author or editor of seven books.

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