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Violence and peace

from the atomic bomb to ethnic cleansing
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Central European University Press , Budapest, New York
International relations., World politics -- 1989-, Nationalism., Deterrence (Stra
StatementPierre Hassner ; translation by Jane Brenton.
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LC ClassificationsJX1395 .H37613 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 282 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL762011M
ISBN 101858660750, 1858660769
LC Control Number97159154

Building a bridge between political philosophy and the analysis of current affairs, as well as between the author's personal experience and the collective dramas of the twentieth century, Pierre Hassner stresses two major features of our time: the decline of interstate war as a realistic prospect, and the increase in domestic and transnational violence/5(2).

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This book broadens debates on violence, conflict and peace by examining the crucial role played by children and youth.

Recent social, political and geographical research has demonstrated that children and youth are deeply impacted by war and violence and that, despite strong cultural assumptions about children’s needs for protection, their wellbeing continues to be an afterthought.

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Introduction This book broadens debates on violence, conflict and peace by examining the crucial role played by children and youth. Book Description This volume examines the causes and purposes of 'post-conflict' violence. The end of a war is generally expected to be followed by an end to collective violence, as the term ‘post-conflict’ that came into general usage in the s signifies.

Forgotten Peace: Reform, Violence, and the Making of Contemporary Colombia (Volume 3) (Violence in Latin American History) First Edition by Robert A. Karl (Author)Reviews: 8. Violence of every kind is the greatest challenge to peace.

Simply said, violence is the counterpoise of peace. Violence can Violence and peace book of different forms, intensity and extension. It can be the violence perpetrated in wars, involving maximum deaths and destruction, as also inhuman cruelty.

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Brewster Smith) Preface (Christie, Wagner, & Winter) Introduction to Peace Psychology. Section I – Direct Violence (Wagner) Chapter 1 – Intimate Violence (Abrahams) Chapter 2 – Anti Gay & Lesbian Violence (Cody Murphy).

The Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict, a three-volume set written by more than eminent contributors from around the world, takes advantage of increasing, worldwide awareness in the public, private, commercial, and academic sectors about manifestations of violence in all segments of society.

While the contributors do not use these volumes to make specific arguments, they do describe and. Janu • President Obama may have campaigned as a peace candidate, but in the book The Violence of Peace, author Stephen Carter argues that Obama has largely accepted former President.

Community, Violence, and Peace explores the concept of community and the belief that it can resolve the dilemmas of excessive violence and insufficient peace in the twenty-first century.

Herman begins by analyzing two fictional communities, the spiritual community of Plato and the materialist community of Aldous : $   Academic Press, Sep 5, - Social Science - pages. 1 Review. The 2nd edition of Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict provides 1/5(1).

Contemporary Peace Making draws on recent experience to identify and explore the essential components of peace processes. Each chapter examines a different element in recent peace processes.

The collection is organized around five main themes: planning for peace during periods of violence; the. Violence, Peace and Everyday Modes of Justice and Healing in Post-Colonial Africa. In this Book. towards a framework of positive peace, holistic restoration, sustainable development and equity.

The book is a welcome contribution to students and practitioners in security studies, African studies, development studies, global studies, policy.

Carter in The Violence of Peace, his new book decoding what President Barack Obama's views on war mean for America and its role in military conflict, now and going forward. As America winds down a war in Iraq, ratchets up another in Afghanistan, and continues a global war on terrorism, Carter delves into the implications of the military philosophy Obama has adopted through his first two years in office.

Peace Conflict And Violence Peace Conflict And Violence by Daniel J. Christie. Download it Peace Conflict And Violence books also available in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format for read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. This comprehensive book is rooted in psychology, but includes a wide range of interpersonal, community, national and international contexts, multiple levels of analysis.

As a young soldier fighting in the Caucasus and, later, in Crimea, he wrote in his diaries about the gruesome scenes of violence he witnessed up. The Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict, a three-volume set written by more than eminent contributors from around the world, takes advantage of increasing, worldwide awareness in the public, private, commercial, and academic sectors about manifestations of violence in all segments of society.

While the contributors do not use these volumes to make specific arguments, they do. Introduction: Peace and Violence in Colombian History 1. Messenger of a New Colombia 2. Encounters with Violence, – 3.

The Making of the Creole Peace, – 4. Peace and Violence, – 5. Reformist Paths, – 6. Books and Bandits, – 7. Confrontation, – Epilogue: The Making of “La Violencia”. Book Description. This book explores how media and religion combine to play a role in promoting peace and inciting violence.

It analyses a wide range of media - from posters, cartoons and stained glass to websites, radio and film - and draws on diverse examples from around the world, including Iran, Rwanda and South Africa. Book Description: (Re)Constructing Cultures of Violence and Peace brings together eleven original essays that were presented at the Third Global Conference on Cultures of Violence held in August in Prague.

Covering an array of violence-related subjects, and a range of methodologies - textual, historical, theoretical, quantitative - the resulting volume is a multifaceted exploration of how cultures. Islam is a religion of peace. Contemporary instances of Muslims resorting to violence in the name of their religion is, according to Maulana Wahiduddin Khan, in complete contrast to Islamic teachings.

In the book Non-Violence and Peace-Building in Islam he presents the approach to conflict-prevention, conflict-resolution and peace-building outlined in the Quran and the life of. From Hannah Arendt's "banality of evil" to Joseph Conrad's "fascination of the abomination," humankind has struggled to make sense of human-upon-human violence.

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Edited by two of anthropology's most passionate voices on this subject, Violence in War and Peace: An Anthology is the only book of its kind available: a single volume exploration of.

Covering an array of violence-related subjects, and a range of methodologies - textual, historical, theoretical, quantitative - the resulting volume is a multifaceted exploration of how cultures of violence are constructed, and how they can be deconstructed and replaced with cultures of peace.\" \"A common theme throughout the book is that.

2 days ago  Religious faith meets some extremely important psychological needs that have existed since the emergence of humankind: it provides a sense of security, safety, meaning, and comfort in a threatening world in which the only real certainty is that someday we will die.

However, ideologically inspired violence—both terrorism and war—is also on the rise. Violence explained: the sources of conflict, violence and crime and their prevention by John W. Burton; Vivienne Jabri (Foreword by) Call Number: HNB85 ISBN: From Violence to Peace II.

The Nature of Violence III. Envisaging the Peaceful Legal Community IV. The Secular Challenge V. The Argument of this Book: From Violence to Peace 1. Milbank's Milieu: Theorisations of Truth, Faith and Reason I. Introduction II.

Milbank's Theoretical Context III. Critiquing the Secular Genealogy IV. Bourgois The power of violence in war and peace 33 01bourgois (ds) 1/3/01 pm Page 33 Scheper-Hughes, Nancy () ‘Small W ars and Invisible Genocides’, Social.The just peace movement offers a critical shift in focus and imagination.

Recognizing that all life is sacred and seeking peace through violence is unsustainable, the just peace approach turns our attention to rehumanization, participatory processes, nonviolent resistance, restorative justice, reconciliation, racial justice, and creative strategies of active nonviolence to build sustainable.Peacemaking and the Challenge of Violence in World Religions, edited by Irfan A.

Omar and Michael K. Duffey, is a broad-based review of “violence committed in the name of religion and what religions say can be done to prevent it.”Omar, a well-published theology professor, focuses on the relation between Islam and other faiths.