Peace Psychology in Australia

Peace Psychology in Australia

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493900374
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 02/23/2014
Series: Peace Psychology Book Series
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 358
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Part I. The geohistorical context of peace psychology in Australia.- An overview of traditional forms of Indigenous conflict resolution and peace in Australia.- Indigenous and "settler" relationships, episodic, and structural violence.- Immigration, multiculturalism and the changing face of Australia.- A history of "Psychologists for Peace" in Australia.- National identity, Australian values and outsiders.- Part II. Contemporary issues.- Attitudes towards asylum seekers: The Australian experience.- Battling boatloads of prejudice: An interdisciplinary approach to activism with asylum seekers and refugees in Australia.- Enhancing relationships in school communities: Promoting cooperative conflict resolution and respect for cultural diversity in schools.- Constructing masculinity: Understanding the connection between masculinity and violence.- Having your say: Communication dynamics in effective mediation.- Hidden obstacles to reconciliation in Australia: the persistence of stereotypes.- On the promotion of positive peace for Indigenous Australians: ideas from across the Tasman.- Australian peace psychologists at work: from theory to practice.- Critical theory, communitypsychology, and community development in Indigenous empowerment.- Part III. Future directions.- Australia's relationship with the land: reckoning with climate chanage.- A peacebuilding paradigm for peace psychology.- A research agenda for the future: new challenges for Peace Psychology in Australia.- Conclusion: peace psychology concepts for the future.

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