Peace and World Security Studies: A Curriculum Guide / Edition 6

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New edition of a guide first published in 1972, as a resource for college and university faculty. It features a diverse collection of essays on new themes in peace and conflict studies and on new approaches to their teaching, as well as several dozen syllabi selected for their excellence in presenting particular topics. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781555874322
  • Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/28/1994
  • Edition description: 6th ed
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 432

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 New Directions in Peace Studies
1 Challenges to Curriculum Development in the Post-Cold War Era 3
2 New Approaches to International Peacemaking in the Post-Cold War World 14
3 Global Peace and Security in the Post-Cold War Era: A "Third World" Perspective 29
4 Feminist Perspectives on Peace and World Security in the Post-Cold War Era 43
5 The Nexus Between Peace Studies and International Security Studies in the Post-Cold War Era 55
Pt. 2 A Peace Studies Curriculum for the 1990s
6 Introductory Courses in Peace Studies 69
Introduction to Peace and Conflict Resolution 82
Conflict and Peace Studies as a Field 87
What Is Peace? 92
7 War, Conflict, and Peace in the Post-Cold War Era 97
Transformation of the International System 107
International Conflicts in the Modern World 112
International Politics and Regional Conflict 116
8 The New Nuclear Agenda 123
Citizenship in the Nuclear Age 131
Arms Control and Global Security 139
Force, Strategy, and Arms Control 144
9 North-South Relations 150
Global Policies of the Third World 158
Major Dimensions of Third World Security 161
Central America and the United States 167
Militarism and Transformation in Southern Africa 172
10 Conflict Resolution 176
Introduction to Conflict Resolution 189
Conflict and Conflict Resolution 194
Conflict and Conflict Management: A Cross-Cultural Approach 198
The Process of International Negotiation 204
11 International Law, the United Nations, and UN Peacekeeping 210
An Introduction to World Order 218
Transnational Organizations and Processes 223
12 Psychology and Peace 230
International Conflict: A Psychological Perspective 243
Aggression 251
13 The Economics of Peace and Security 257
The Economics of Defense 266
The World Economy and Sustainable Development 273
14 Development, Debt, and Global Poverty 280
The Political Economy of Development 293
International Community Development 299
15 The Environment, Population Growth, and Resource Scarcity 304
The Politics of the Global Environment 315
Research Seminar in International Environmental Politics 320
16 Human Rights 325
Global Human Rights Research 336
Human Rights and Basic Needs in the Americas 340
17 Race, Ethnicity, and Conflict: The North American Experience 344
Racism: The American Experience 352
Race and Change in South Africa and the United States 355
Ethnonationalism in Comparative Perspective 359
18 Feminist Perspectives on Peace, Militarism, and Political Violence 365
Gender and International Relations Theory 376
Women and World Politics 383
Women and Development 389
19 Nonviolence, Peace Movements, and Social Activism 396
Nonviolent Social Change 406
Movements: Gandhi and King 412
Systematic Application of Nonviolence 416
About the Contributors 421
About the Book 425
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