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Kurtz, Lester R.

Overview
Works: 24 works in 138 publications in 2 languages and 4,914 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  History  Bibliography  Bibliography of bibliographies 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: HM886, 303.603
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Most widely held works by Lester R Kurtz
Encyclopedia of violence, peace & conflict ( Book )
34 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This outstanding three-volume set seeks to answer basic questions about modern warfare, conflict, violence, and peace, but also covers current topics such as police brutality, aggression in sports, television violence, and animal aggression. The greatest value of this multivolume work is its interdisciplinary coverage. The set is broken down into 15 subject areas covering approximately 200 different issues. Each article is about 9,000 words, including a definition of the subject, illustrations, glossaries, and bibliographies. It is an excellent source written by scholars from around the world."--"Outstanding reference sources 2000", American Libraries, May 2000. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA
Gods in the global village : the world's religions in sociological perspective by Lester R Kurtz( Book )
22 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The politics of heresy : the modernist crisis in Roman Catholicism by Lester R Kurtz( Book )
9 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evaluating Chicago sociology : a guide to the literature, with an annotated bibliography by Lester R Kurtz( Book )
13 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nonviolent social movements : a geographical perspective ( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Nonviolent Social Movements is the first book to offer a truly global overview of the dramatic growth of popular nonviolent struggles in recent years. From the civil rights movement in the United States, and the "People Power" movement in the Philippines, to the pro-democracy movements of Asia, Latin America, and Europe, nonviolent action has emerged as a key element of political change in recent decades."--BOOK JACKET. "This volume seeks to provide an understanding of the extent to which organized nonviolent action can be used to replace violent struggle. It brings together case studies from around the world to demonstrate how nonviolent action works and what possibilities and limitations it holds for achieving social change and deterring aggressors."--Jacket
Nonviolent conflict and civil resistance ( )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This special issue of Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change analyzes examples of nonviolent resistance from across the globe. It covers how regime changes, political movements and nonviolent unrest develop and then shape the political decisions of both civil society and the state. Section one is focused on the strategic interactions between nonviolent movements and the state. This includes discussions on the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland, youth movements in Post-Communist states and nonviolent Islamic movements in Turkey. The second and third sections examine regime conflicts and the global diffusion of nonviolent movements. Here chapters center on the Iranian Revolution, social psychological approaches to nonviolent civil resistance, the Palestinian human rights movements, the efforts of nonviolent INGOs and the Nashville civil rights movement. This volume is essential reading because it introduces new analytical concepts and theoretical frameworks for understanding nonviolent resistance, merging social movement scholarship with nonviolent studies in fresh and exciting ways
The Web of violence : from interpersonal to global ( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The nuclear cage : a sociology of the arms race by Lester R Kurtz( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Encyclopedia of violence, peace & conflict ( Book )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Encyclopedia of violence, peace & conflict ( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Encyclopedia of violence, peace & conflict ( Book )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le religioni nell'era della globalizzazione : una prospettiva sociologica by Lester R Kurtz( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in Italian and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Encyclopedia of violence, peace & conflict ( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Encyclopedia of violence, peace & conflict ( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict, Three-Volume Set by Lester R Kurtz( )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict, a three-volume set written by more than 200 eminent contributors from around the world, takes advantage of increasing, worldwide awareness in the public, private, commercial, and academic sectors about manifestations of violence in all segments of society. While the contributors do not use these volumes to make specific arguments, they do describe and clarify the developments in thought that have led to current theories about and positions on violence and peace. Our reviewers consistently note that while many in-depth studies of war, peace, an
Encyclopedia of violence, peace & conflict ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Encyclopedia of violence, peace & conflict ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Encyclopedia of violence, peace, & conflict Volume 1 A-F ( )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Encyclopedia of violence, peace, and conflict ( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I encyklopædiens tre bind behandles og beskrives vold og voldelig opførsel under fred og konflikter. Emnerne er opstillet i alfabetisk orden, bind 1.: A - E, bind 2.: F - Pe og bind 3.: Po - Z samt Index
Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict ( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I encyklopædiens tre bind behandles og beskrives vold og voldelig opførsel under fred og konflikter. Emnerne er opstillet i alfabetisk orden, bind 1.: A - E, bind 2.: F - Pe og bind 3.: Po - Z samt Index
 
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Alternative Names
Kurtz, Lester.
Languages
English (129)
Italian (2)
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