Peace, Conflict and Violence

Peace, Conflict and Violence : Peace Psychology for the 21st Century

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For courses in peace studies, peace education, international studies, psychology, political science, anthropology, and sociology. It is also appropriate for any course that addresses conflict (including conflict resolution), violence, and peace. Peace, Conflict, and Violence brings together the key concepts, themes, theories, and practices that are defining peace psychology as we begin the 21st century. This comprehensive book is rooted in psychology, but includes a wide range of interpersonal, community, national and international contexts, multiple levels of analysis from micro to macro, and multi-disciplinary perspectives. It reflects the breadth of the field and captures the main intellectual currents in peace psychology.show more

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  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 190.5 x 233.7 x 20.3mm | 698.54g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0130968218
  • 9780130968210

About Deborah Dunann Winter

DANIEL J. CHRISTIE is Professor of Psychology at Ohio State University. He is a former president of the Division of Peace Psychology of the American Psychological Association, and serves on the editorial board of its journal. His research explores children's perceptions of violence, models of intercultural sensitivity, and structural peacebuilding. He teaches courses in psychology and international studies at the OSU Marion campus, has served as president of Psychologists for Social Responsibility, and does applied work on local and international programs that enhance the educational and economic opportunities of minority and indigenous ethnic groups. RICHARD V. WAGNER has been Professor of Psychology at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine since 1970. He received is Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Michigan. He is a past president of the Division of Peace Psychology of the American Psychological Association, and is incoming editor (2001-) of Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peach Psychology. His current interests include political psychology and conflict resolution, and his a mediator for the court system in Maine. DEBORAH DU NANN WINTER is Professor of Psychology at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, where she has taught for 26 years. She is the author of Ecological Psychology: Healing the Split Between Planet and Self (1996) as well as numerous articles on the psychology of peace and environmental issues. She serves as President of Psychologists for Social Responsibility, and is on the Editorial Board of Peach and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology.show more

Table of contents

I. DIRECT VIOLENCE. 1. Intimate Violence, Naomi Abrahams. 2. Anti-Gay/Lesbian Violence in the United States, Bianca Cody Murphy. 3. Intrastate Violence, Ulrike Niens and Ed Cairns. 4. Nationalism and War: A Social-Psychological Perspective, Daniel Druckman. 5. Integrative Complexity and Political Decisions That Lead to War or Peace, Lucien Gideon Conway III, Peter Suedfeld, and Philip E. Tetlock. 6. Genocide and Mass Killing: Their Roots and Prevention, Ervin Staub. 7. Weapons of Mass Destruction, Michael Britton. II. STRUCTURAL VIOLENCE. 8. Social Injustice, Susan Opotow. 9. The War Close to Home: Children and Violence in the United States, Kathleen Kostelny and James Garbarino. 10. Children and Structural Violence, Milton Schwebel and Daniel J. Christie. 11. Women, Girls, and Structural Violence: A Global Analysis, Dyan Mazurana and Susan McKay. 12. Understanding Militarism: Money, Masculinity, and the Search for the Mystical, Deborah Du Nann Winter and Marc Pilisuk, Sara Houck and Matthew Lee. 13. Globalism and Structural Violence, Marc Pilisuk. 14. Human Rights Violations as Structural Violence, M. Brinton Lykes. III. PEACEMAKING. 15. U.N. Peacekeeping: Confronting the Psychological Environment of War in the Twenty-First Century, Harvey Langholtz and Peter Leendjes. 16. The Cultural Context of Peacemaking, Paul B. Pedersen. 17. Conflict Resolution: Theoretical and Practical Issues, Ann Sanson and Di Bretherton. 18. Crafting Peace: On the Psychology of the Transcend Approach, Johan Galtung and Finn Tschudi. 19. Introducing Cooperation and Conflict Resolution into Schools: A Systems Approach, Peter Coleman and Morton Deutsch. 20. Reducing Trauma During Ethno-Political Conflict: A Personal Account of Psycho-Social Work Under War Conditions in Bosnia, Inger Agger. 21. Reconciliation in Divided Societies, Cheryl de la Rey. 22. Psychosocial Interventions and Post-War Reconstruction in Angola: Interweaving Western and Traditional Approaches, Michael Wessells and Carlinda Monteiro. IV. PEACEBUILDING: APPROACHES TO SOCIAL JUSTICE. 23. Toward a Psychology of Structural Peacebuilding, Cristina Jayme Montiel. 24. Psychologies for Liberation: View from Elsewhere, Andy Dawes. 25. Gandhi as Peacebuilder: The Social Psychology of Satyagraha, Daniel M. Mayton II. 26. Peacebuilding and Nonviolence: Gandhi's Perspective on Power, Manfred B. Steger. 27. Giving Voice to Children's Perspectives on Peace, Ilse Hakvoort and Solveig Hagglund. 28. Redressing Structural Violence against Children: Empowerment-Based Interventions and Research, Linda Webster and Douglas B. Perkins. 29. Gendering Peacebuilding, Susan McKay and Dyan Mazurana. 30. Psychologists Making a Difference in the Public Arena: Building Cultures of Peace, Michael Wessells, Milton Schwebel, and Anne Anderson. References. Index.show more

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