The Palgrave Handbook of Disciplinary and Regional Approaches to Peace

Editor/Author Richmond, Oliver P., Pogodda, Sandra and Ramovic, Jasmin
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Single-User Purchase Price: $239.00
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ISBN: 978-1-137-40760-3
Category: Social Sciences - Criminology & Law
Book Status: Available
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In this handbook, a diverse range of leading scholars consider the social, cultural, economic, political, and developmental underpinnings of peace. Focusing on different regions, the contributors scrutinize the universal blueprints on how to promote, build and sustain peace.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Figures
  • Acknowledgements
  • Notes on the Editors
  • Notes on the Contributors
  • Introduction - Oliver P. Richmond, Sandra Pogodda and Jasmin Ramović
  • Part I Disciplinary Perspectives
  • 1 Peace in History - John Gittings
  • 2 Politics and Governance: From Emergency to Emergence - David Chandler
  • 3 The Philosophy of Peace - Nicholas Rengger
  • 4 Peace in International Relations Theory - Oliver P. Richmond
  • 5 Anthropology: Implications for Peace - Geneviève Souillac and Douglas P. Fry
  • 6 Arts and Theatre for Peacebuilding - Nilanjana Premaratna and Roland Bleiker
  • 7 Sociology: A Sociological Critique of Liberal Peace - Nicos Trimikliniotis
  • 8 Economics: Neoliberal Peace and the Politics of Social Economics - Brendan Murtagh
  • 9 Geography and Peace - Nick Megoran, Fiona McConnell and Philippa Williams
  • 10 Peace and Development Studies - Caroline Hughes
  • 11 Post-Colonialism: A Post-Colonial Perspective on Peacebuilding - Vivienne Jabri
  • 12 Religion: Peace through Non-Violence in Four Religious Traditions - Caron E. Gentry
  • 13 Gender: The Missing Piece in the Peace Puzzle - Annika Björkdahl and Johanna Mannergren Selimovic
  • 14 Education: Cultural Reproduction, Revolution and Peacebuilding in Conflict-Affected Societies - Tejendra Pherali
  • 15 Children and Peace - Bennett Collins and Alison Watson
  • 16 Social Psychology and Peace - Shelley McKeown Jones and Daniel J. Christie
  • 17 Humanitarianism and Peace - Jenny H. Peterson
  • 18 International Law: To End the Scourge of War… and to Build a Just Peace? - Wendy Lambourne
  • 19 Indigeneity and Peace - Morgan Brigg and Polly O. Walker
  • 20 Critical Security Studies and Alternative Dialogues for Peace: Reconstructing ‘Language Barriers’ and ‘Talking Points’ - Faye Donnelly
  • Part II Regional Perspectives
  • 21 South Africa's Incomplete Peace - Andries Odendaal
  • 22 Peace in West Africa - Patrick Tom
  • 23 The Great Lakes Region of Africa: Local Perspectives on Liberal Peacebuilding from the Democratic Republic of Congo - Josaphat Musamba Bussy and Carol Jean Gallo
  • 24 Peace in the Horn of Africa - Christopher Clapham
  • 25 Peace through Retribution or Reconciliation? Some Insights and Evidence from South-East Asia - Sorpong Peou
  • 26 East Asia: Understanding the Broken Harmony in Confucian Asia - Ching-Chang Chen
  • 27 Human Development and Minority Empowerment: Exploring Regional Perspectives on Peace in South Asia - Florian Krampe and Ashok Swain
  • 28 Peace and the Emerging Countries: India, Brazil, South Africa - Kai Michael Kenkel
  • 29 Central Asia: Contested Peace - David Lewis
  • 30 Middle East and North Africa: Hegemonic Modes of Pacification in Crisis - Sandra Pogodda
  • 31 Peace in Europe - Roberto Belloni
  • 32 Peace in the Balkans: (En) countering the European Other - Jasmin Ramović
  • 33 Peacebuilding in South America - Roddy Brett and Diana Florez
  • 34 Central America: From War to Violence - Jenny Pearce
  • 35 North America: Peace Studies versus the Hegemony of Realist and Liberal Methods - Henry F. Carey
  • 36 Peace in the Pacific: Grounded in Local Custom, Adapting to Change - Volker Boege
  • Bibliography