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Handbook on building cultures of peace

Author: Joseph De Rivera
Publisher: New York : Springer, cop. 2009.
Series: Peace Psychology Book Series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This handbook addresses the daunting task of creating cultures of peace by presenting an accessible blueprint for this development. The book's perspectives are international and interdisciplinary,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph De Rivera
ISBN: 9780387095745 0387095748 9780387095752 eISBN 0387095756 eISBN
OCLC Number: 750739100
Description: XVIII, 407 s. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Views from the Social Sciences.- Learning from Extant Cultures of Peace.- Political Economy of Peace.- War in Peace: Cultural Regulation of the Construction-Destruction Dynamic.- Culture Change: A Practical Method with a Theoretical Basis.- The Paradigm Challenge of Political Science: Delegitimizing the Recourse to Violence.- Assessing the Peacefulness of Cultures.- Building the Eight Bases for a Culture of Peace.- Peace Education: Its Nature, Nurture and the Challenges It Faces.- Gender Equality and a Culture of Peace.- Social Cohesion and Tolerance for Group Differences.- Democratic Participation.- Open Communication.- Human Rights and Peacebuilding.- International Security.- Sustainable Development.- Tools for Building Cultures of Peace.- Nonviolent Action, Trust and Building a Culture of Peace.- Negotiation and the Shadow of Law.- Deliberate Dialogue.- Restorative Justice and Prison Reform.- Police Oversight.- Personal Transformations Needed for Cultures of Peace.- Achieving Peace in the Family.- Participatory Approaches to Community Change: Building Cooperation through Dialogue and Negotiation Using Participatory Rural Appraisal.- Community Reconciliation and Post-Conflict Reconstruction for Peace.- Reconciliation as a Foundation of Culture of Peace.- Using the Tools to Build the UN Bases.
Series Title: Peace Psychology Book Series.
Responsibility: Joseph de Rivera, ed.


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