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Title Handbook on building cultures of peace / Joseph De Rivera, editor.
Imprint New York : Springer, 2008.

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Series Peace psychology book series
Peace psychology book series.
Subject Peace.
Peace -- Psychological aspects.
Violence -- psychology.
Alt Name De Rivera, Joseph.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 407 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Learning from extant cultures of peace / Douglas P. Fry, Bruce D. Bonta, and Karolina Baszarkiewicz -- Political economy of peace / Ray L. Franklin -- War in peace: cultural regulation of the construction-destruction dynamic / Jaan Valsiner -- Culture change: a practical method with a theoretical basis / Howard Richards and Joanna Swanger -- The paradigm challenge for political science: delegitimatizing the recourse to violence / Ralph Summy -- Assessing the peacefulness of cultures / Joseph de Rivera -- Peace education: its nature, nurture and the challenges it faces / Gavriel Salomon -- Gender equality and a culture of peace / Carolyn M. Stephenson -- Social cohesion and tolerance for group differences / Johanna K. Vollhardt, Katya Migacheva, and Linda R. Tropp -- Democratic participation / Michael Kisielweski and Timothy F. LeDoux -- Open communication / Shira Loewenberg -- Human rights and peacebuilding / Ernesto Anasarias and Peter Berliner -- International security / Natalie J. Goldring -- Sustainable development / Ursula Oswald Spring -- Nonviolent action, trust and building a culture of peace / Michelle Cromwell and William B. Vogele -- Negotiation and the shadow of law / Steve Nisenbaum -- Deliberate dialogue / Meenakshi Chakraverti -- Restorative justice and prison reform / Barb Toews -- Police oversight / Eduardo I. Diaz -- Personal transformations needed for cultures of peace / Abelardo Brenes -- Achieving peace in the family / Sandra T. Azar, Megan C. Goslin, and Yuko Okado -- Participatory approaches to community change: building cooperation through dialogue and negotiation using participatory rural appraisal / Barbara Thomas-Slayter -- Community reconcilation and post-conflict reconstruction for peace / Michael Wessells -- Reconcilation as a foundation of culture of peace / Daniel Bar-Tal -- Using the tools to build the UN bases / Joseph de Rivera.
Summary Mediation and negotiation, personal transformation, non-violent struggle in the community and the world: these behaviors - and their underlying values - underpin the United Nations' definition of a culture of peace, and are crucial to the creation of such a culture. This book presents a blueprint for this development.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780387095752
OCLC # 314182734
Additional Format Print version: Handbook on building cultures of peace. New York : Springer, 2008 9780387095745 0387095748 (DLC) 2008931174 (OCoLC)233933519

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