Psychology Of Peace / Edition 1

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Overview

For individual health, healing professionals study first the causes and effects of diseases, then how to treat them. A similar quest for recovery—but a recovery of societal health—is the focal point for The Psychology of Peace. Accordingly, the first theme of the book is the causes and effects of violence. Next is the study of treatment, which in this case means causes and effects of behavior designed to counter violence. Further study of treatment is presented in problem-solving approaches to real-world situations: for example, understanding conflict resolution when both parties are willing, as well as nonviolent struggle when one side is not. This volume includes practical guidance for policy-makers, activists, researchers, and anyone who wants to better understand this major aspect of the human condition.

The only single-authored textbook in the field of peace psychology at its publish date, this volume lays out concepts in a uniform and lively style. Intended to support current thinking and stimulate further research, this volume gives an overview of the field. Points still in controversy are identified as such, and alternative views offered where appropriate.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780275978563
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/30/2003
  • Series: Psychological Dimensions to War and Peace Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 252
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Meet the Author

RACHEL M. MACNAIR is Director of the Institute for Integrated Social Analysis, a research organization which specializes in the connections between various social issues and violence. She is the author of Perpetration-Induced Traumatic Stress: The Psychological Consequences of Killing (Praeger, 2002).

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Table of Contents

Psychological Causes of Violence

Psychological Effects of Violence

Psychological Causes of Nonviolence

Psychological Effects of Nonviolence

Conflict Resolution

Nonviolent Struggle and Social Movements

Public Policy Issues of Violence

Gentle Lives and Culture

Chart of Sections of Most Interest to Other Disciplines and Sub-disciplines of Psychology

Short Chronology

References

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