Peace and Conflict Studies

Peace and Conflict Studies This core textbook comprehensively introduces students to the relatively young interdisciplinary field of peace and conflict studies This field is unabashedly value oriented and although the authors

  • Title: Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Author: David Philip Barash
  • ISBN: 9780761925071
  • Page: 317
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Peace and Conflict Studies

    This core textbook comprehensively introduces students to the relatively young interdisciplinary field of peace and conflict studies This field is unabashedly value oriented, and although the authors are up front about their own values and opinions, they attempt to present all sides of complex debates to assist students in forming personal and social opinions, insisting oThis core textbook comprehensively introduces students to the relatively young interdisciplinary field of peace and conflict studies This field is unabashedly value oriented, and although the authors are up front about their own values and opinions, they attempt to present all sides of complex debates to assist students in forming personal and social opinions, insisting only that those opinions be informed by serious intellectual effort A hallmark of the book is an effort to encourage independent and critical thinking among student readers I teach an introductory course on this topic and can think of no other useful text in the field I like the organization and scope of this volume beginning with the nature and causes of war, then proceeding to negative peace, and then positive peace I also liked the extensive use of literary fragments my students would relate to that.There s a need for it and I think the authors are on the right track MICHAEL KLARE, Hampshire College

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    One thought on “Peace and Conflict Studies

    1. 0spinboson

      The book's blurb states the authors "present an unbiased look at issues related to peace and conflict studies to assist readers in forming personal and social opinions 'based on fact'". While I'm quite aware of the fact that blurb writers tend towards hyperbole, the authors certainly seem to care little for, at least, verifiable facts, as the book is entirely devoid of references, apart from those required for strict quotations; I've found less than a dozen mentions of researchers' names, both f [...]

    2. Nadia Fadhillah

      Buku kuliah ini mudah sekali dibaca.Isinya tentang perdamaian dan konflik dari sudut pandang beragam.Buku pegangan inti lah, untuk tahu apa itu perdamaian sebenarnya.

    3. Roger Bailey

      In the introduction the authors state that as well as presenting a study of peace and conflict they want to promote a progressive political view. It is certainly not progressive enough for me.

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