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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
Publisher: [Paris] : International Social Science Council ; London ; Beverly Hills, Calif. : Saga Publications, 1987.
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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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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Raimo Väyrynen; Dieter Senghaas; Christian Schmidt
ISBN: 0803980345 9780803980341 0803980353 9780803980358
OCLC Number: 17442802
Credits: On t.p.: International Social Science Council.
Description: xii, 356 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Transcending collective violence, the civilizing process and the peace problem / Dieter Senghaas --
Human consciousness and violence / Antti Eskola --
Cultural perspectives on war / Carol J. Greenhouse --
Peace and the evolutionary process / Kenneth E. Boulding --
Peace and war in modern times / F.H. Hinsley --
Global power dynamics and collective violence / Raimo Väyrynen --
The inadmissibility of war in the nuclear age / A. Chubaryan and B. Marushkin --
War, interdependence and functionalism / Ernst B. Haas --
Peace through emerging international law / Jost Delbrück --
Lessons from 'disarmament' negotiations / Yoshikazu Sakamoto --
Conflict escalation and conflict dynamics / Anatol Rapoport --
Peace, violence and war / Karl W. Deutsch --
Roots of war : the master variables / Nazli Choucri and Robert C. North. An economic contribution to the analysis of war and peace / Christian Schmidt --
The geography of violence and premature death : a world-systems approach / R.J. Johnston, J. O'Loughlin and P.J. Taylor --
Arms, technology, violence and the global military order / Giri Deshingkar --
Transforming the international order : options for Latin America / José A. Silva Michelena --
Violence in the Third World / Soedjatmoko --
Peace movements in industrial societies : genesis, evolution, impact / Nigel Young --
Learning peace / Elise Boulding --
Peace 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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`a valuable addition to the growing cross-disciplinary literature on this subject.' -- Millennium, Vol 16 No 3

 
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