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War Crimes And The Culture Of Peace

Author : Louise Arbour
ISBN : 0802084958
Genre : Law
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Justice Arbour suggests that the ties between personal criminal accountability and peace should be central to the decisions made in the future concerning procedural models for the permanent International War Crimes Tribunals.
Category: Law

Cultures Of Peace

Author : Elise Boulding
ISBN : 0815628323
Genre : History
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Sociologist Elise Boulding offers a collection of essays that emphasize her study of civil society during the second half of the 20th century. She revisits her theme of connection among family, community and government, offering perspectives and advice on how to fuel the process of peace.
Category: History

Culture Of Peace

Author : Baidyanath Saraswati
ISBN : UVA:X004481562
Genre : Social Science
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Contributed research papers presented at the Asian Conference on "the Culture of Peace: the Experiences and the Experiments", held on 25-29, November, 1996 in New Delhi.
Category: Social Science

Asian Women For A Culture Of Peace

Author : United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
ISBN : 9211200539
Genre : Women and peace
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The regional conference was held in Hanoi in December 2000, organised by the Vietnamese government in co-operation with UNESCO and the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). The main themes of the conference included: a gender perspective on peace-building and political decision-making; and identifying strategies to promote greater economic opportunities for women. This publication contains the report of the conference, the Hanoi Declaration and the Asian Women's Plan of Action for a Culture of Peace and Sustainable Development developed and adopted by the participants to the conference.
Category: Women and peace

Re Constructing Cultures Of Violence And Peace

Author : Richard Jackson
ISBN : 9042011491
Genre : History
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(Re)Constructing Cultures of Violence and Peace brings together eleven original essays that were presented at the Third Global Conference on Cultures of Violence held in August 2002 in Prague. Covering an array of violence-related subjects, and a range of methodologies - textual, historical, theoretical, quantitative - the resulting volume is a multifaceted exploration of how cultures of violence are constructed, and how they can be deconstructed and replaced with cultures of peace. A common theme throughout the book is that violence is a fluid social and cultural construct - it is made by individuals, groups, and social forces. The implications of this are more than simply ontological: if violence is made, it can also be unmade; if cultures of violence are socially and politically constructed, they can also be de-constructed.
Category: History

Peace Tales From Asia

Author : Chandrani Warnasuriya
ISBN : 9781609768270
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Can one woman bring about world peace? Read selected stories from Asian cultures as retold by Chandrani Warnasuriya in her book Peace Tales From Asia: Building a Culture of Peace. "What a difference it would make if we replace war with peace," she writes. The author is inspired by those promoting and working for peace both locally and globally. She was motivated to write Peace Tales because, "War and terrorism was prevalent in my country Sri Lanka for over thirty years; torn by ethnic and religious conflict made everybody including myself long for peace. Round-the-globe acts of violence and reckless killing have left thousands bereaved and mourning for loved ones lost forever." Inspired by her students, "I seriously thought about writing when I started to teach and work with children. I realized that children were the grass-roots level with which to begin work for peace in the world." Author Bio: From Sri Lanka, Chandrani Warnasuriya has completed her next book, What is Hallowed About It? A Child's Approach to Popular Symbols in World Cultures. Her blog promotes peace around the world, Publisher's website: http: //
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Handbook On Building Cultures Of Peace

Author : Joseph de Rivera
ISBN : 9780387095752
Genre : Psychology
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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. The Handbook on Building Cultures of Peace addresses this complex and daunting task by presenting an accessible blueprint for this development. Its perspectives are international and interdisciplinary, involving the developing as well as the developed world, with illustrations of states and citizens using peace-based values to create progress on the individual, community, national, and global levels. The result is both realistic and visionary, a prescription for a secure future.
Category: Psychology

Voices For A Culture Of Peace

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105215381042
Genre : Political Science
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Illuminating issues centering on the subject of peace, this collection of rich ideas by leading intellectuals is intended to empower readers with the awareness of how subtle shifts in attitudes and behaviors can help attain and sustain a culture of peace. Fourteen contributors from diverse backgrounds and a vast range of perspectives and experience present their thoughts on how to create and foster a global culture of peace while enhancing an understanding of interrelated topics such as personal empowerment, gender issues, conflict resolution, gang intervention, value-creating education, and internationalism. Contributors include Anwarul K. Chowdhury, ambassador to the United Nations for Bangladesh; Betty Williams, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize; Jeffrey D. Sachs, director of the Earth Institute; and David Krieger, founder and president of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation.
Category: Political Science

Culture Of Peace

Author : Alan Kreider
ISBN : 9781680992274
Genre : Religion
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Why is peace such a divisive issue, even among Christians? Why is it so hard to practice right here right now? Why is peace often considered an extra, rather than an essential, to faithful Christian living? The three authors decided to write this book when the Indonesian member of the team remarked to the other two: "If the Christian church is to make any impact on Indonesia, it must address itself to the biggest peace issue -- reconciliation with Muslims." But before the writers could honestly consider that explosive possibility, they first had to ask why Christians find it so difficult to live peaceably with other Christians. They've discovered that conflict is often a prerequisite of peace. They grant that peace is a continuum -- easier to live in some areas of life than in others. They've learned that peace has two parents -- hard work and grace. Living in peace is muscular activity. The authors suggest how to develop "peacemaking reflexes"; how churches "can learn to handle conflict well"; and how to cultivate vulnerability and humility, two essential "attitudes of peacemakers." True stories from communities around the world support this hopeful but strenuous call to faithful living.
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Building A Culture Of Peace

Author : Paul R. Dekar
ISBN : 9781630877071
Genre : Religion
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Around the world, thousands of grassroots movements are confronting issues like destruction of the environment, economic depression, human rights violations, religious fundamentalism, and war. This book tells the courageous story of one such group. Organizing in 1939, Northern Baptists formed the Baptist Pacifist Fellowship as part of the Fellowship of Reconciliation. Southern Baptists formed a parallel body. Like today, it was a time when sources of hope seemed hard to find. Discerning a need to support and connect Baptist conscientious objectors in the United States, members faced hostility in congregations and the nation. For the duration of the Second World War, the Korean War, war in Vietnam and elsewhere, Baptists sustained a witness for peace and justice. By 1984, threat of nuclear weapons led to formation of a wider circle of resistance to the culture of war. Subsequently, the Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America has brought together Baptist peacemakers from around North America and the world. However small in numbers or reviled, members have been building a culture of peace through an interracial and international community. This book is an invaluable resource for those seeking a new world of forgiveness, respect for human rights, nonviolence, and peace.
Category: Religion