The Quest for Peace: Transcending Collective Violence and War among Societies, Cultures and States

The Quest for Peace: Transcending Collective Violence and War among Societies, Cultures and States

by Raimo Vayrynen
     
 

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Unfailingly thorough, The Quest for Peace provides a lucid analysis of the nature of war and peace. It offers a sober account of the possibilities of transcending collective violence to achieve a peace based on liberty and justice.

The interdisciplinary and international collection of contributions provide a broad perspective, covering psychological,

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Unfailingly thorough, The Quest for Peace provides a lucid analysis of the nature of war and peace. It offers a sober account of the possibilities of transcending collective violence to achieve a peace based on liberty and justice.

The interdisciplinary and international collection of contributions provide a broad perspective, covering psychological, anthropological, political, economic and sociological aspects of warfare. They look at the dynamic structural, cultural and ecological causes of collective violence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803980341
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/01/1987
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.68(w) x 8.78(h) x 1.06(d)

Meet the Author

Raimo V[um]ayrynen is a Professor of International Relations at the University of Helsinki and Dean of its Social Science Faculty. He is also Chair of the Finnish Social Science Research Council and a member of the Council of the United Nations University. He has published primarily on international relations theory, historical changes in international relations and international security issues.

The ISSC Issue Group on Peace chaired by Raimo V[um]yrynen, was set up in 1984. Its aims are to facilitate systematic cooperation between all the social science disciplines in understanding and explaining peace and conflict in the world.

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