Peace and Conflict Studies: A Reader (Hardback)
  • Peace and Conflict Studies: A Reader (Hardback)

Peace and Conflict Studies: A Reader (Hardback)

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Hardback 444 Pages / Published: 13/12/2011
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Peace and Conflict Studies: A Reader is a comprehensive and intensive introduction to the key works in this growing field.

Presenting a range of theories, methodologies, and approaches to understanding peace and to transforming conflict, this edited volume contains both classic and cutting-edge contemporary analyses. The text is divided into six general sections:

PART I: Peace Studies, Peace Education, and Peace

PART II: Peace Theories and Peace Movements

PART III: The Meanings and Nature of Conflict

PART IV: Conflict Analysis, Transformation, and Prevention

PART V: Nonviolent Action and Political Change.

PART VI: Building Institutions and Cultures of Peace

With an extensive introduction, as well as recommendations for further reading and questions for the classroom, Peace and Conflict Studies: A Reader will be essential reading for students, teachers, and practitioners of peace and conflict studies, and conflict resolution. It is also highly recommended for students of peace operations, peacebuilding, sociology, international security and IR in general.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415591287
Number of pages: 444
Weight: 907 g
Dimensions: 248 x 171 mm


'This volume is a much needed contribution to the study of peace and conflict in the contemporary world. Wide-ranging, interdisciplinary and topical, it renders peace and conflict studies relevant beyond the immediate post-Cold war era into the twenty-first century.' - M.K. Flynn, University of the West of England, Bristol

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