Peace by Peaceful Means: Peace and Conflict, Development and Civilization
Johan Galtung, one of the founders of modern peace studies, provides a wide-ranging panorama of the ideas, theories and assumptions on which the study of peace is based.
The book is organized in four parts, each examining the one of the four major theoretical approaches to peace. The first part covers peace theory, exploring the epistemological assumptions of peace. In Part Two conflict theory is examined with an exploration of nonviolent and creative handling of conflict. Developmental theory is discussed in Part Three, exploring structural violence, particularly in the economic field, together with a consideration of the ways of overcoming that violence. The fourth part is devoted to civilization theory. This involves an
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Visions of Peace for the 21st Century
Some Basic Paradigms
Man Peace Violence?
Dictatorship Peace War?
Dissociative Associative Confederal
II Conflict Theory
Six Economic Schools
Ten Theses on Eclectic Development Theory
an Approach Across Spaces
an Impressionistic Presentation
Peace War Conflict Development
Hitlerism Stalinism Reaganism