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After terror : promoting dialogue among civilizations

Author: Akbar S Ahmed; Brian Forst
Publisher: Cambridge ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, 2005.
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Demonstrating the power of dialogue and mutual understanding, as well as suggesting the possibility of tolerance, respect, cooperation and commitment, this text sets out views from some of the greatest thinkers of our time in order to defuse the ticking time-bomb that is global terrorism.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
After terror.
Cambridge ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, 2005
(OCoLC)58970825
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Akbar S Ahmed; Brian Forst
ISBN: 9780745674834 0745674836
OCLC Number: 841809781
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 196 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Part I. Introduction --
Toward a more civil twenty-first century / Akbar Ahmed and Brian Forst --
Part II. The nature and sources of the problem --
The simple power of weakness, the complex vulnerability of power / Zbigniew Brzezinski --
Dialogue and the echo boom of terror : religious women's voices after 9/11 / Diana L. Eck --
Closing chapters of enmity / Rajmohan Gandhi --
Benjamin Franklin's gift of tolerance / Walter Isaacson --
God's word and world politics / Desmond Tutu --
Part III. Pathways to dialogue and understanding --
The role of the media in promoting tolerance / Shashi Tharoor --
Civilization, human rights, and collective responsibility / Sergio Vieira de Mello --
Endless enemies or human security / Jody Williams --
Dialogue among civilizations and cultures / Seyed Mohammed Khatami --
Transnational moral dialogues / Amitai Etzioni --
In other people's shoes / Marilyn Strathern --
A universal language, without boundary or prejudice / Ravi Shanker --
Dialogue among civilizations / Kofi Annan --
The productive airing of grievances / George Carey --
All of man's troubles / Edward O. Wilson --
Turning enemies into friends / Jonathan Sacks --
Security through dialogue / Queen Noor of Jordan --
The power of dialogue : redefining "us" / Tamara Sonn --
On clash, morality, renaissance, and dialogue / Judea Pearl --
The just war tradition and cutural dialogue / Jean Bethke Elshtain --
Celebrating differences on our melting pot planet / El Hassan bin Talal --
Part IV. From concern to action --
Clash or dialogue of cultures? / Bernard Lewis --
The fellowship of dialogue / James D. Wolfensohn --
Hard power and soft power / Joseph S. Nye, Jr. --
Global governance in an interdependent world / Benjamin R. Barber --
Getting to peace : awakening the third side / William L. Ury --
Risking hospitality / Martin Marty.
Responsibility: edited by Akbar Ahmed and Brian Forst.

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