Peace Psychology: A Comprehensive Introduction

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Februar 2007



The first extensive introduction to the rapidly growing research area of peace psychology.


Part I. Introduction: 1. Trends in peace psychology; Part II. Interdisciplinary Practice: 2. Government policy and international relations; 3. Education; 4. The feminist approach; 5. Philosophy, ethics and religion; Part III. Theory And Application Related to Primary Psychological Topics: 6. Developmental issues - children and adolescents; 7. Theory and practice related to primary psychological topics: attitudes, psychodynamics, cognition and images, and aggression; 8. Language and communication; Part IV. Core Topics In Peace And Environmental Studies: 9. Conflict resolution; 10. Emergency decisions, crisis management and the effects of conflicts; 11. Nonviolence and peace movements; 12. Peacemaking, wars and crises; 13. The Middle East, Russia and other specific areas; 14. Sustainable development; Part V. Terrorism: 15. Terrorist threats; 16. Victims of terrorism.


Herbert H. Blumberg is a Senior Lecturer in the Psychology Department at Goldsmiths College, University of London. He has written numerous articles in social psychology and research methods and is the Review Editor and Bibliographer for Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology. A. Paul Hare is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Behavioral Sciences at Ben-Gurion University, Israel. He has written extensively on social interaction and was the editor of Sociological Inquiry as well as the founder and first editor of Israel Social Science Research. Anna Costin is a journalist with Jane's Information Group, London where she writes and reports on terrorism and security issues.


'Scholars and practitioners who are interested in the psychology of peace and social justice will find this volume invaluable as a reference work. The authors have used databases, along with key words and phrases, to capture the broad domain of peace psychology. The result of their inductive, data-driven approach is the most comprehensive reference work in the field.' Daniel J. Christie, Ohio State University 'A monumental book and a milestone in the field of peace psychology. This is an indispensable resource for scholars, policymakers and practitioners concerned about peace conflict and development at all levels.' Professor Tom Woodhouse, University of Bradford
EAN: 9780521547857
ISBN: 0521547857
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2007
Seitenanzahl: 379 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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