Peace, Justice, and Security Studies

Peace, Justice, and Security Studies : A Curriculum Guide

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Fully revised to reflect the realities of the post - September 11 world, this acclaimed curricular reference provides a comprehensive review of the field of peace, justice, and security studies.Seven introductory essays systematically cover the state of the discipline today, surveying current intellectual and pedagogical themes. These are followed by seventy classroom-tested syllabuses organized by topics and including course descriptions, schedules, bibliographies, and notes on successful teaching practices. In keeping with the multifaceted nature of the subject, multiple perspectives, among them political science, philosophy, religious studies, sociology, and anthropology, are fully represented in this indispensable resource. This is an unparalleled resource for curriculum development in the multidisciplinary field of peace studies.show more

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  • Paperback | 550 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 30.48mm | 816.46g
  • Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc
  • Boulder, CO, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • 1588266257
  • 9781588266255
  • 1,834,657

About Timothy A. Mcelwee

Timothy A. McElwee is Plowshares Associate Professor of Peace Studies and director of the Peace Studies Institute at Manchester College. B. Welling Hall is associate professor of politics and international studies at Earlham College. Joseph Liechty is associate professor of peace, justice, and conflict studies at Goshen College. Julie Garber isshow more

Table of contents

Challenges in Peace, Justice, and Security Studies - B. Wien. Current Themes. Terrorism and Security - S. Zunes. International Organization and the Rule of Law - R.C. Johansen. Globalization - J. Swanger. Conflict Transformation, Conflict Resolution, and Peacebuilding - P. Coy. Peace Theory, Nonviolence, and Cultures of Peace - B. Gan. Social and Cultural Influences on Justice, Peace, and Security - G. Lopez. Course Syllabuses. Introduction to Peace and Justice Studies. Violence and Nonviolence. Terrorism and War. International Organization and the Rule of Law. Conflict Transformation. Globalization and Human Security. Religion: Sources of Conflict and Approaches to Peace. Cultures of Peace. Social and Cultural Dynamics. Skills in Conflict Resolution. Peace Studies in Disciplinary Perspective.show more

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"Packed with information for establishing an impressive range of courses." - Pacific Research "Provides unsurpassed resources for teachers... Anyone planning a new course or reviving an old one would be wise to start here... Regardless of the approach one chooses in teaching peace studies, the syllabi provide starting points for virtually any topic a student may want to research. I imagine my copy getting worn, stained, and dog-eared in fairly short order and remaining in active use long after." - Peace & Change"show more

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