The Transformation of Peace by O. Richmond

The Transformation of Peace

byO. Richmond

Paperback | October 26, 2005

not yet rated|write a review

Pricing and Purchase Info

$59.95

Earn 300 plum® points

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

This book examines the transformation of the discourse and praxis of peace, from its early beginnings in the literature on war and power, to the development of intellectual and theoretical discourses of peace. This is contrasted with the development of practical approaches to peace, including international and civil society organizations focusing on disarmament and later on humanitarian issues. Oliver Richmond examines the intellectual and policy evolution that has led to the transformation of peace into humanitarian intervention, and intervention for governance purposes.

About The Author

OLIVER P. RICHMOND is a Professor in International Relations and Director of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of St. Andrews.
My Dad Loves Me
My Dad Loves Me

by Marianne Richmond

$10.95

In stock online

Not available in stores

Within: Knitting Patterns To Warm The Soul
Within: Knitting Patterns To Warm The Soul

by Jane Richmond

$21.95

In stock online

Available in stores

I Wished for You: An Adoption Story
I Wished for You: An Adoption Story

by Marianne Richmond

$17.61$23.99

In stock online

Available in stores

Shop this author

Details & Specs

Title:The Transformation of PeaceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.02 inPublished:October 26, 2005Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230554075

ISBN - 13:9780230554078

Customer Reviews of The Transformation of Peace

Reviews

Extra Content

Table of Contents

List of Figures * Acknowledgements * Abstract * Preface * Introduction * PART I: APPROACHES TO PEACE * Towards the Liberal Peace * Towards Peace-as-Governance * Towards the Peacebuilding Consensus * PART II: CONSTRUCTING THE LIBERAL PEACE * Constructing the Liberal Peace from Below * Constructing the Liberal Peace from Above * PART III: REFLECTING ON THE CONCEPTS OF PEACE * Conceptualizing Peace * Conclusion * Notes * Bibliography * Index

Editorial Reviews

"A good theoretical starting point for any student or professional looking for operational conceptualizations of peace...a call for a research agenda into the concept of peace and its nature... and a worthwhile addition to [the] curriculum."--History, Society and Culture