Approaches to Peace by David P. BarashApproaches to Peace by David P. Barash

Approaches to Peace

byDavid P. Barash

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This reader provides a unique interdisciplinary sampling of key articles focusing on the diverse facets of peace and conflict studies. Featuring both classic and contemporary works, this collection introduces students to the foundations of the discipline, as well as the current direction ofpeace studies.
David P. Barash is Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington. He is the author of more than thirty books, including Out of Eden (OUP, 2016), Buddhist Biology (OUP, 2013), and Homo Mysterious (OUP, 2012).
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Title:Approaches to PeaceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:July 13, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Note: Each chapter ends with Study Questions and Suggestions for Further Reading.*=New to this EditionPreface NEWIntroduction: Approaches to Approaches to Peace1. Understanding War1. Why War?, Sigmund Freud2. Warfare Is Only an Invention - Not a Biological Necessity, Margaret Mead3. War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning, Chris Hedges4. War and Other Essays, William Graham Sumner5. Victims of Groupthink, Irving Janis6. The Causes of War, Michael Howard7. National Images and International Systems, Kenneth Boulding8. The Clash of Civilizations, Samuel P. Huntington9. How Resource Scarcity and Climate Change Could Produce a Global Explosion, Michael Klare *10. Battlefields of the Future, Peter W. Singer11. The Revisionist Imperative: Rethinking Twentieth-Century Wars, Andrew Bacevich2. Building "Negative Peace"1. The Moral Equivalent of War, William James2. Getting to Yes, Roger Fisher, William Ury, and Bruce Patton3. Disarmament Demands GRIT, Charles Osgood4. Ten Nuclear Myths, David Krieger and Angela McCrackien5. A World Free of Nuclear Weapons, George P. Shultz, William J. Perry, Henry A. Kissinger, and Sam Nunn6. A Powerful Peace, Jonathan Schell7. Disarmament, Economic Conversion, and Jobs for All, Seymour Melman *8. International Law, David P. Barash9. Just War Doctrine, from Catholic Answers10. Reforming the UN for the 21st Century, Vijay Mehta *11. Violence Vanquished, Steven Pinker12. Life Without War?, Douglas P. Fry3. Responding to Terrorism1. The Evil Scourge of Terrorism: Reality, Construction, Remedy, Noam Chomsky2. Terrorism: Theirs and Ours, Eqbal Ahmad3. The U.S. Response to Terrorism, Haviland Smith4. Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism, Robert Pape5. The True Spirit of Jihad, Sarah Ahmad *4. Building "Positive Peace"1. The Land Ethic, Aldo Leopold2. Speech to the United Nations, 2015, Pope Francis *3. How to Judge Globalism, Amartya Sen *4. Human Rights, David P. Barash5. Letter from a Birmingham Jail, Martin Luther King Jr.6. Feminist Politics: Where We Stand, bell hooks *5. Nonviolence1. Civil Disobedience, Henry David Thoreau2. Letter to Ernest Howard Crosby, Leo Tolstoy3. Conscientious Objector, Edna St. Vincent Millay4. Neither Victims nor Executioners, Albert Camus5. The Gospel of Nonviolence, Mohandas Gandhi *6. Seeking a Solution to the Problem of War, Gene Sharp7. Soft Power, Joseph S. Nye Jr. *6. Peace Movements, Transformation, and the Future1. On Humane Governance, Richard Falk2. Sexism and the War System, Betty Reardon3. A Human Approach to World Peace, Dalai Lama4. Empire v. Democracy: Why Nemesis is at Our Door, Chalmers Johnson *5. No Future Without Forgiveness, Desmond Tutu6. World Government, David P. Barash7. How Economic Growth has Become Antilife, Vandana Shiva *8. Antiwar Activists, Where Are You?, Victoria A. BonneyIndex

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"Approaches to Peace is very readable and offers comprehensive coverage of key themes. I think that it is one of the best readers." --Paula Rayman, University of Massachusetts, Lowell