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Title Encyclopedia of violence, peace, & conflict / editor-in-chief, Lester Kurtz
Edition Second edition
Published Amsterdam ; London : Elsevier, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (3 volumes (xxxi, 2665 pages)) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Foreword / Archbishop Desmond Tutu -- Foreword / Johan Galtung -- Aged Population, Violence and Nonviolence Toward -- Aggression and Altruism -- Aggression, Psychology of -- Alliance Systems -- Animal Behavioral Studies, Non-Primates -- Animal Behavioral Studies, Primates -- Animals, Violence Toward -- Anthropology of Violence and Conflict, Overview -- Arms Control -- Arms Control and Disarmament Treaties -- Arms Production, Economics of -- Arms Trade, Economics of -- Assassinations, Political -- Balance of Power Relationships -- Behavioral Psychology of Killing -- Biochemical Factors in Aggression and Violence -- Chemical and Biological Warfare -- Child Abuse -- Childrearing, Violent and Nonviolent -- Children, Impact of Television on -- Civil Liberties and Security -- Civil Society -- Civil Wars -- Clan and Tribal Conflict -- Class Conflict in Capitalist Society -- Climate Change: Cooperation and Human Security -- Cold War -- Collective Emotions in Warfare -- Collective Security -- Colonialism and Imperialism -- Combat -- Combatting Bioterrorism -- Communication Studies, Overview -- Conflict Management and Resolution -- Conflict Theory -- Conflict Transformation -- Conformity and Obedience -- Conscientious Objection, Ethics of -- Cooperation, Competition, and Conflict -- Correlates of War -- Crime and Drug Control Policies in the United States and Japan -- Crime and Punishment, Changing Attitudes Toward -- Criminal Behavior, Theories of -- Criminology, Overview -- Critiques of Violence -- Cultural Anthropology Studies of Conflict -- Cultural Defense -- Cultural Studies, Overview -- Death Penalty, Overview -- Decision Theory and Game Theory -- Declarations of War -- Dictatorships and Authoritarian Regimes, Insurrections against -- Diplomacy -- Draft, Resistance and Evasion of -- Drugs and Violence in the USA -- Ecoethics -- Economic Causes of War and Peace -- Economic Conversion -- Economic Costs and Consequences of War -- Economics of War and Peace, Overview -- Emotion and Violence in Adolescence -- Enemy, Concept and Identity of -- Enlisting in the US Army: Institutional and Occupational Motives -- Ethical and Religious Traditions, Eastern -- Ethical and Religious Traditions, Western -- Ethical Studies, Overview (Eastern) -- Ethical Studies, Overview (Western) -- Ethnic Conflicts and Cooperation -- Ethnicity and Identity Politics -- Ethnopolitical Conflict, Misperceptions and Miscommunication in -- Evil, Concept of -- Evolution of Violence -- Evolution, Violence and Novel Environmental Factors -- Evolutionary Theory -- Family Structure and Family Violence -- Feminist and Peace Perspectives on Women -- Folklore
Gandhi and His Legacies -- Gangs -- Gender Studies -- Genocide and Democide -- Globalization: Its Diverse Actors and Spaces -- Guerrilla Warfare -- Hate Crimes -- Health Consequences of War and Political Violence -- Health Services, Effects of War and Political Violence on -- Homicide -- Human Nature, Views of -- Human Rights -- I Mass Conflict: Participants'Attitudes -- I Peace Organizations, Non-Governmental -- Indigenous Peoples' Responses to Conquest -- Industrial Versus Preindustrial Forms of Violence -- Institutionalization of Non-Violence -- Institutionalization of Violence -- Intelligence Agencies and Issues -- International Criminal Courts and Tribunals -- International Relations, Overview -- International Variations in Homicide and Warfare -- Interpersonal Conflict, History of -- Justifications for Violence -- Just-War Criteria -- Juvenile Crime -- Language of War and Peace, The -- Law and Violence -- Legal Theories and Remedies -- Linguistic Constructions of Violence, Peace, and Conflict -- Long-Term Effects of War on Children -- Mass Media and Dissent -- Mass Media, General View -- Means and Ends -- Mediation and Negotiation Techniques -- Mental Illness and Psychiatric Aspect of Violence -- Militarism -- Militarism and Development in Underdeveloped Societies -- Military Culture -- Military Deterrence and Statecraft -- Military-Industrial Complex, Contemporary Significance -- Military-Industrial Complex, Organization and History -- Minorities as Perpetrators and Victims of Crime -- Moral Judgments and Values -- Nationalism and Warfare -- Neuropsychology of Motivation for Group Aggression and Mythology -- Nongovernmental Actors in International Politics -- Nonharmfulness (ahis{macr}a) in Classical Indian Thought -- Nonkilling Political Science -- Nonviolence Theory and Practice -- Nonviolent Action -- Nuclear Warfare -- Nuclear Weapons Policies -- Organized Crime -- Peace Agreements -- Peace and Democracy -- Peace and The Arts -- Peace Culture -- Peace, Definitions and Concepts ofa -- Peace Education: College and Universities -- Peace Education, International Trends -- Peace Education: Peace Museums -- Peace Movements -- Peace Prizes -- Peace Studies, Overview -- Peaceful Societies -- Peacekeeping -- Peacemaking and Peacebuilding -- Police Brutality -- Policing and Society -- Political Economy of Violence and Nonviolence -- Political Systems and Conflict Management -- Political Theories -- Popular Music -- Pornography -- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Trauma and Mental Disorders -- Power, Alternative Theories of -- Power and Deviance -- Power, Social and Political Theories of
Prevention of Violent Conflict by Structural Accommodation -- Professional Versus Citizen Soldiery -- Psychoanalysis -- Psychological Effects of Combat -- Public Health Models of Violence and Violence Prevention -- Punishment of Criminals -- Reason and Violence -- Religion and Peace, Inner-Outer Dimensions of -- Religious Traditions, Violence and Nonviolence -- Revolutions -- Ritual and Symbolic Behavior -- Secession and Separatism -- Security Studies -- Serial and Mass Murderers -- Sexual Assault -- Sexual Minorities, Violence Against -- Social Control and Violence -- Social Equality and Inequality -- Social Psychology of Violence -- Social Theorizing About War and Peace -- Sociological Studies, Overview -- Spirituality and Peacemaking -- Sports -- Structural Violence -- Suicide and Other Violence Toward the Self -- Sustainable Development -- Sustainable Peace-Building Architecture -- Technology, Violence, and Peace -- Television Programming and Violence, International -- Television Programming and Violence, US -- Territorial Disputes -- Terrorism -- Theories of Conflict -- Torture (State) -- Total War, Social Impact of -- Totalitarianism and Authoritarianism -- Trade and the Environment -- Trade, Conflict, and Cooperation Among Nations -- Trade Wars (Disputes) -- Transnational Organizations -- Traumatology -- United Nations, The -- Urban and Community Studies -- Urban Violence, Youth -- Verification Regimes -- Veterans in the Political Culture -- Victimology -- Violence as Solution, Culture of -- Violence Prediction -- Violence to Children, Definition and Prevention of -- Violent Conflict: Contemporary Warfare, Mass Violence and Genocide -- Dataset 1985-2005, Typologies, and Trends -- War Crimes -- Warfare and Military Studies, Overview -- Warfare, Modern -- Warfare, Strategies and Tactics of -- Warfare, Trends in -- Warriors, Anthropology of -- Weaponry, Evolution of -- Women and War -- Women, Violence Against -- World Governance -- World War I -- World War II -- Youth Violence
Summary Provides timely and useful information about antagonism and reconciliation in all contexts of public and personal life. An essential reference for students and scholars working in the field of peace and conflict resolution studies, and for those seeking to explore alternatives to violence and share visions and strategies for social justice and social change
Notes Includes graphical cross-reference mapper
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Print version record
Subject Peace -- Encyclopedias.
Social conflict -- Encyclopedias.
Violence -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form Encyclopedias.
Form Electronic book
Author Kurtz, Lester R.
ISBN 0123739853 (electronic bk.)
9780123739858 (electronic bk.)
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Other Titles Encyclopedia of violence, peace, and conflict