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Peace and conflict studies

Peace and conflict studies

Author: David P Barash; Charles Webel
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : SAGE, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats

Setting the standard for an accessible introduction and comprehensive exploration of this vital subject, this introductory text chronicles a plethora of important global topics from pre-history to  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David P Barash; Charles Webel
ISBN: 9781452202952 1452202958
OCLC Number: 825558661
Description: xvii, 563 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 25 cm
Contents: The meanings of peace --
Peace and concflict studies, education and research --
The meanings of war --
Terrorism versus counterterrorism --
The special significance of nuclear weapons --
The individual level --
The group level --
The state level --
The decision-making level --
The ideological, social and economic levels --
Peace movements --
Diplomacy, negotiations, and conflict resolution --
Disarmament and arms control --
International cooperation --
Peace through strength? --
International law --
Ethical and religious perspectives --
Human rights --
Ecological well-being --
Economic well-being --
Movements toward democracy --
National reconciliation --
Nonviolence --
Toward a more peaceful future
Responsibility: David P. Barash and Charles P. Webel.


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