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The elements of peace : how nonviolence works

Author: J Frederick Arment
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2012.
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"This guide delves deeply into the motivations of peacemakers to find the skills, traits and values that underlay the methods and strategies of nonviolence. Thirty nonviolent methods are introduced through inspiring stories that reveal how seemingly intractable conflicts were transformed into conditions free from the ravages of violence. This work is highly relevant, practical, innovative, accessible, yet  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Frederick Arment
ISBN: 9780786468546 0786468548
OCLC Number: 775664151
Description: ix, 261 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : real-world methods of nonviolence --
The art of diplomacy : Dayton Peace Accords (1995) --
The vision of statecraft : the "handover" of Hong Kong (1984) --
The process of reconciliation : Truth and Reconciliation Commission (1996) --
Mediation techniques : the Good Friday agreement (1999) --
Arbitration techniques : the WTO TRIPPS agreement (1995) --
Peacekeeping : East Timor independence (1999) --
Economic aid : economic aid to Africa (2008) --
Fair trade : Fair Trade Certification Mark (1997) --
Boycott : the "no-grapes" boycott (1965-1975) --
United action : Poland's "Solidarność Movement (1980) --
Civil disobedience : the Civil Rights Movement (1955) --
Conscientious objection : Desmond Doss (1945) --
Spiritual practices : Penn's Treaty with the Delaware (1693) --
Pacifism : the Russell-Einstein Manifesto (1955) --
Cultural exchange : "Ping-pong Diplomacy" (1972) --
Citizen diplomacy : monitoring of Palestinian elections (2006) --
Environmental activism : the Green Belt Movement (1977) --
Artistic expression : Imagine Peace Tower (2007) --
Nonviolent resistance : Burma's Buddhist monk vigils (2007) --
Arms reduction : Strategic Offensive Reduction Treaty (2003) --
Humanitarianism : rescue of the Hungarian Jews (1944-1945) --
Distributive justice : Jubilee 2000 Drop the Debt Campaign (2000) --
Witnessing violence : human shield action in Iraq (2003) --
Rule of law : International Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (2003) --
Alternative resources acquisition : Non-conflict Diamond Certification (2003) --
The Golden Rule : Mayor "Golden Rule" Jones (1897) --
Peace education : Nobel Peace Prize (1901-present --
Global wellness : Doctors Without Borders (1971) --
Two-party conflict resolution : schoolyard swing dispute (every day) --
Personal transformation : Sadako Sasaki's peace cranes (1955) --
Conclusion : the virtuoso of peace --
Appendix : the methods and virtues of peace.
Responsibility: J. Frederick Arment.

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"This guide delves deeply into the motivations of peacemakers to find the skills, traits and values that underlay the methods and strategies of nonviolence. Thirty nonviolent methods are introduced through inspiring stories that reveal how seemingly intractable conflicts were transformed into conditions free from the ravages of violence. This work is highly relevant, practical, innovative, accessible, yet scholarly"--Provided by publisher.

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