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Concepts of Peace in Contemporary Peace Studies (International Studies)

Gunnar Johnson

Concepts of Peace in Contemporary Peace Studies (International Studies)

by Gunnar Johnson

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Published by SAGE Publications Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Study and teaching,
  • Peace

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7907558M
    ISBN 100803906250
    ISBN 109780803906259

    “G andhi’s Political Ethics” was Johan Galtung’s first academic book, co-published with his tutor and friend, Professor Arne Naess in During the three years after the publication of Gandhi’s Political Ethics, Galtung worked – among other things – on finalising the conceptual framework for what in became the world’s first academic institute with “peace” in its. Brief case studies from the practice of peace education are presented for the purpose of illustration. The summary at the end of the paper presents conclusions, unanswered questions and development priorities for researchers, practitioners and policy-makers. 2 The Basic Concept: Learning Spaces for Peace.

    Christine de Pizan completed her ‘Livre de paix’ or ‘Book of Peace’ around or , when she was 50 years old. She dedicated it to Louis, Duc of Guyenne and Dauphin of France (), as a political intervention in the civil war between the Armagnac and the Burgundians (). The exciting new Series—South Asian Peace Studies—has been conceived to showcase significant writings on peace studies from and about the region. The emphasis will be on essays, which demonstrate the importance of changing direction in various frameworks–from conflict management to peace, from national security to human security, from.

    Within peace studies peace is analysed and understood from the perspective of different cultures and religions. During the semester in Pondicherry, India, focus will be on different concepts of peace and conflict in Islam and Hinduism. Peace supporters locally and globally; peace activists, anti-war movements, non-violent demonstrations and. Peace education is the process of acquiring the values, the knowledge and developing the attitudes, skills, and behaviors to live in harmony with oneself, with others, and with the natural environment.. There are numerous United Nations declarations on the importance of peace Information Age Publishing. ISBN Chapter details; and Page, James S. () 'Chapter 9: The United.


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Book Published Beverly Hills [Calif.]: Sage Publications, c Language English Series Sage Professional Papers in International Studies ; Ser. Sage Professional Papers in International Studies ISBN Description 63 p. ; 22 cm. Notes Bibliography: p. Peace and conflict studies is a social science field that identifies and analyzes violent and nonviolent behaviours as well as the structural mechanisms attending conflicts (including social conflicts), with a view towards understanding those processes which lead to a more desirable human condition.

A variation on this, peace studies (irenology), is an interdisciplinary effort aiming at the. The term peace making is associated with conflict resolution without the use of violence. The concept of peace is more clearly understood in comparison with the concept of violence.

Direct violence, the popularly understood meaning of violence, is referred to physical injuries and the infliction of pain that is caused by a specific : Ho-Won Jeong.

This book brings together chapters by experts in the field of conflict, peace, security and development, and case studies of research by doctoral and. peace according to books like encyclopedia, dictionary and so on. According to the definitions or the explanations of Wikipedia encyclopedia, peace can be a state of harmony or the absence of hostility.

"Peace" can also be a non-violent way of life. "Peace" is used to describe the cessation of violent Size: KB. `This book addresses the concept and definition of peace, and the purpose and meaning of peace studies from a regional perspective the book challenges the narrow approach that limits peace studies to studies of conflict resolution or conflict management.

It draws attention to the social and political realities of the colonial and post-colonial world and the need for "peace with justice. "Contemporary Conflict Resolution, now updated with current research and new approaches to deeply difficult protracted conflicts, remains the most comprehensive, well-conceputalized and useful introductory text to the wider fields of peace and conflict studies.

I highly recommend this book to students, professors, policymakers and practitioners. Peace, like many theoretical terms, is difficult to define.

Like happiness, harmony, justice, and freedom, peace is something we often recognize by its absence. Consequently, Johan Galtung, a founder of peace studies and peace research, has proposed the important distinction between “positive” and “negative” peace.

Abstract concepts provide general, theoretical understanding of social reality, while empirical concepts are usually common-sense descriptions of immediate perception.

48 For general use peace as a social contract would be an abstract concept, although some social contracts may be quite concrete and hence empirical. The abstraction involved is. The evolution of the concepts.

While the question of how to bring about lasting peace has been a concern of political philoso-phy for many centuries, the roots of the contemporary concept of peacebuilding date back to efforts by the United Nations in the late Cold War period to help end collective violence within as well as across states.

The Oxford Network of Peace Studies (OxPeace) presents its 2nd annual training series: Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding in New Contexts.

This 3-day intensive course brings together practitioners and students to develop their understanding of key concepts and issues in contemporary conflict prevention and peacebuilding.

Meaning and Concept of Peace Education: /ch This chapter proposes for cultivating peace values and developing peace consciousness for creating global nonviolent sustainable society in 21st century. Our. Understanding Concepts of Peace and Conflict Johan Galtung, one of the founders in the field of peace and conflict studies, proposed interrelated models of conflict, violence, and peace.

Conflict is viewed as a dynamic process in which structure, attitudes, and behaviour are constantly changing and influencing one another. Conflicting Concepts of Peace in Contemporary Peace Studies.

Sage Professional Paper in International Studies, Vol. 4, No. Sage Professional Paper in International Studies, Vol. 4. Theory is the fourth cornerstone of the science business. With the aid of appropriate logical framework of techniques, that is, methodology, scientists use theories to link the philosophical foundations, comprising ontology and epistemology, to.

studies. People pursuing a degree in peace studies research peace movements, peacekeeping strategies etc. As the future policymakers of the world, those who will make decisions that will directly impact the level of peace in the world, you have been commissioned to engage in peace study activities that will empower you to make such critical.

Book design by Nikki Al Ben Delfin. Peace Education: A Pathway to a Culture of Peace to understand that peace is a holistic concept and state of being and that it can not be learned in the traditional lecture-note taking-testing framework. included in any of the existing arrangements that involve social studies or general knowledge classes.

the field. Core concepts of peace, conflict and conflict analysis, and violence are treated. Subfields and domains to be covered include development, humanitarian action, peace education, strategic studies, gender studies/advocacy, nonviolent resistance, security, and conflict or dispute resolution.

Core Objectives To let students appreciate. This major new Handbook provides a cutting-edge and transdisciplinary overview of the main issues, debates, state-of-the-art methods, and key concepts in peace and conflict studies today. The fields of peace and conflict studies have grown exponentially since being initiated by Professor Johan Galtung half a century ago.

Brinkmann: Steps for Peace, Working Manual for Peace building and Conflict Management 6 psychosocial communication. He kindly gave permission to us to translate and use his concept for peace-building in Afghanistan. We would like to thank him for this.

Chapter 2 “Basic Elements of peacebuilding” is an introduction to the definitions and. the student to the primary theories and topics with Peace Studies. The second main focus of the course is to improve the student’s understanding of how the modes of scholarly inquiry in Peace Studies have led to the development of the discipline’s shared bodies of knowledge and the interplay between Peace Studies and its broader social context.Pierre Allan and Alexis Keller, "The Concept of a Just Peace, or Achieving Peace Through Recognition, Renouncement, and Rule", pp.

Supplemental Reading: John Paul Lederach, The Little Book of Conflict Transformation Inercourse, PA:: Good Books, Lisa Schirch, The Little Book of Strategic Peacebuilding UNIT 2. Defining Religion. The concept of peace has always attracted radical thought, action, and practices.

It has been taken to mean merely an absence of overt violence or war, but in the contemporary era it is often used interchangeably with 'peacemaking', 'peacebuilding', 'conflict resolution', and 'statebuilding'. The modern concept of peace has therefore broadened from the mere absence of violence to something.