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Violent Peace

by David R. Mares

  • 269 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International relations,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Latin America - General,
  • Political Freedom & Security - International Secur,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Military - General,
  • Conflict management,
  • Foreign relations,
  • Latin America,
  • Military policy,
  • Pacific settlement of internat,
  • Pacific settlement of international disputes

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages398
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9525387M
    ISBN 100231111878
    ISBN 109780231111874

      Sharkey's new book is Uneasy Peace: The Great Crime Decline, the Renewal of City Life, and the Next War on Violence. Interview Highlights On . 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 .

      Is The Bible More Violent Than The Quran? Scholar Philip Jenkins argues that scriptures in the Quran are less brutal than those in the Bible. In his forthcoming book. "The man who many considered the peace candidate in the last election was transformed into a war president," writes bestselling author and leading academic Stephen l. 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.

    War and Peace opens in the Russian city of St. Petersburg in , as Napoleon’s conquest of western Europe is just beginning to stir fears in Russia. Many of the novel’s characters are introduced at a society hostess’s party, among them Pierre Bezukhov, the socially awkward but likeable illegitimate son of a rich count, and Andrew Bolkonski, the intelligent and ambitious son of a Cited by: 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 violence.


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Taut, suspenseful and deadly accurate, it will surely be one of the thrillers published this year."5/5(18). The Violence of Peace is a must-read." Publishers Weekly Distinguished Yale Law professor and bestselling author Carter (The Emperor of Ocean Park) examines Obama's words (particularly his invocation of the "just war tradition" during his Nobel Peace prize acceptance speech) and actions in order to determine his position on Violent Peace book he believes to be worth fighting for."/5(10).

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.

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Violent Peace proposes a conceptual scheme for analyzing militarized conflict and supports this framework with evidence from the history of Latin America. His model has greater explanatory power when applied to this conflict-ridden region than a model emphasizing U.S.

power, levels of democracy, or the balance of power. Violent Peace proposes a conceptual scheme for analyzing militarized conflict and supports this framework with evidence from the history of Latin America.

His model has greater explanatory power. The Peaceful Pill Handbook is a book setting out information on assisted suicide and voluntary was originally published in the U.S. in and was written by the Australian doctors Philip Nitschke and Fiona the on-line handbook was : Philip Nitschke and Fiona Stewart.

The context of violent passages is more ambiguous than might be expected of a perfect book from a loving God. Most contemporary Muslims exercise a personal choice to interpret their holy book's call to arms according to their own moral preconceptions about justifiable violence.

About From Violence to Peace. This book contributes to the literature on jurisprudence and theology by arguing for the role of a theoretically robust Christian theology in a legal community dominated by secular and liberal ideology.

Nonviolent Peaceforce is a global non-profit organization. We protect civilians in violent conflicts through unarmed build peace side-by-side with local advocate for wider adoption of these approaches to safeguard human lives and dignity. 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.

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 social, literary, and philosophical.

There are two main ways to counter violence and ensure peace. As violence is the greatest obstruction to peace, in Indian thought the most fundamental value is ahimsa or non-violence.

Non-violence is conceived as a comprehensive virtue; it includes not hurting others by bodily action, speech and even thought (as hatred, envy etc.).

In his sweeping work The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence has Declined, Steven Pinker makes the audacious claim, “today we may be living in the most peaceable era in our species’ existence.”To someone who pays even a little attention to constant news reports of violence, both local and international, this statement sounds : Will Koehrsen.

The volume concludes by distilling five propositions on the relationship between violence and peace processes. Insightful, concise, and highly readable, the book will engage the scholar, inspire the policymaker, and inform the student.

The following 30 violent exhortations are drawn from Jewish, Christian and Muslim scriptures. The generic word "God" is used for all deity names, and names of. 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 Reviews: 3. 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 rather.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mydans, Carl. Violent peace. New York, Atheneum, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. JOHAN GALTUNG, Professor of Peace Studies and Director of TRANSCEND, a peace and de-velopment network, has tried to work for peace along two parallel tracks.

One is as a researcher, author of 85 books, and teacher in 50 countries; another is as a conflict worker in more than 40 conflicts. The electronic version of Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict provides the same depth and breadth of coverage as the print, and offers enhanced features including: Fast and Easy Navigation Browse the whole work by volume, authors or article titles.

Peace processes are often rife with strategic and tactical deception and even those who sign peace agreements may cultivate violence in order to undermine their new ‘partners’ in peace.

Multiple actors in civil wars rarely simultaneously choose peace; those who seek to end a violent conflict will often face opposition from parties who are Cited by: This book helps young people see how preconditioned thinking and actions - behavior influenced by war toys, violent television, gender stereotypes, racial prejudice, peer pressure and more - can lead to division and violence.

Grades Gaining Mind of Peace: Why Violence Happens and How to Stop It, by Rachel MacNair, Xlibris, This book.As a theologian, Martin Luther King reflected often on his understanding of nonviolence.

He described his own “pilgrimage to nonviolence” in his first book, Stride Toward Freedom, and in subsequent books and articles. “True pacifism,” or “nonviolent resistance,” King wrote, is “a courageous confrontation of evil by the power of love” (King, Stride, 80).