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The Quest for peace : transcending collective violence and war among societies, cultures and states

Author: Raimo Väyrynen; Dieter Senghaas; Christian Schmidt; International Social Science Council.
Publisher: London : Sage, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an analysis of the nature of war and peace. This title offers an account of the possibilities of transcending collective violence to achieve a peace based on liberty and justice. It covers  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Kongress
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Quest for peace.
London : Sage, 1987
(OCoLC)574515583
Online version:
Quest for peace.
London : Sage, 1987
(OCoLC)607932449
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Raimo Väyrynen; Dieter Senghaas; Christian Schmidt; International Social Science Council.
ISBN: 0803980353 9780803980358 0803980345 9780803980341
OCLC Number: 59250241
Notes: Includes index.
On t.p.: International Social Science Council.
Description: 368 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Secretary-General of the United Nations - Javier P[ac]erez de Cu[ac]ellarForewordPreface - International Social Science CouncilTHEORETICAL INTRODUCTIONTranscending Collective Violence, the Civilizing Process, and the Peace Problem - Dieter SenghaasVIOLENCE, HUMAN CONSCIOUSNESS AND SOCIAL EVOLUTIONHuman Consciousness and Violence - Antti EskolaCultural Perspectives on War - Carol J GreenhousePeace and the Evolutionary Process - Kenneth E BouldingWAR AND PEACE IN THE INTERNATIONAL SYSTEMPeace and War in Modern Times - F M HinsleyGlobal Power Dynamics and Collective Violence - Raimo V[um]ayrynenThe Inadmissibility of War in the Nuclear Age - A Chubaryan and B MarushkinWar, Interdependence and Functionalism - Ernst B HaasPeace through Emerging International Law - Jost Delbr[um]uckLessons from `Disarmament' Negotiations - Yoshikazu SakamotoMILITARY, POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC DYNAMICSConflict Escalation and Conflict Dynamics - Anatol RapoportPeace, Violence and War - Karl W DeutschRoots of War - Nazli Choucri and Robert C North The Master VariablesAn Economic Contribution to the Analysis of War and Peace - Christian SchmidtINEQUALITY AND VIOLENCE REGIONAL AND GLOBAL PERSPECTIVESThe Geography of Violence and Premature Death - R J Johnston, J O'Loughlin and P J Taylor A World-Systems ApproachArms, Technology, Violence and the Global Military Order - Giri DeshingkarTransforming the International Order - Jos[ac]e A Silva Michelena Options for Latin AmericaViolence in the Third World - SoedjatmokoTRANSCENDING VIOLENCEPeace Movements in Industrial Societies - Nigel Young Genesis, Evolution, ImpactLearning Peace - Elise BouldingPeace and the World as Inter-Civilizational Interaction - Johan Galtung
Responsibility: edited by Raimo Väyrynen in collaboration with Dieter Senghaas and Christian Schmidt ; foreword by Javier Pérez de Cuéllar.

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