Readings on Peace

Some recommended books and collected readings on peace, war, conflict, justice, violence and human rights:

Barash, David P. ed., Approaches to Peace: A Reader in Peace Studies (2nd ed., Oxford: University Press, 2010)

Bellamy, A. J. (2011) Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect: From Words to Deeds, London: Routledge.

Burke, A. (2007) Beyond Security, Ethics and Violence: War against the Other. London: Routledge.

Burton, J. (1990) Conflict: Resolution and Provention. London: Macmillan.

Bush, R. A. B. & Folger, J. P. (2005) The Promise of Mediation: The Transformative Approach to Conflict, rev. edn. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Christie, D. J., Wagner, R. V. & Winter, D. D. Peace, Conflict, and Violence Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

Cortright, David, (2008) Peace: A History of Movements and Ideas(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)

European Centre for Conflict Prevention (ed.) People Building Peace. Utrecht: ECCP.

Fisher, David (2011), Morality and War: Can War Be Just in the Twenty-first Century? (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011)

Galtung, J. (1996) Peace by Peaceful Means: Peace and Conflict, Development and Civilization (Oslo: International Peace Research Institute and Thousand Oaks: Sage, 1996)

Galtung, J., Jacobsen, C. G. & Brand-Jacobsen, K.F. Searching for Peace: The Road to TRANSCEND, London: Pluto Press.

Jeong, H-W. (2008) Understanding Conflict and Conflict Analysis. Los Angeles: Sage Publications.

Kurtz, L. & Turpin, J. (eds) The Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict. San Diego, California: Academic Press, Volume 2.

Lederach, J. P. (1995) Preparing for Peace: Conflict Transformation Across Cultures. Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press.

May, L., Rovie, E., Viner, S., eds. (2006) The Morality of War: Classical and Contemporary Readings (Upper Saddle River: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2006)

Sandole, D. J. D., Byrne, S., Sandole-Staroste, I. & Senehi, J. (eds), Handbook of Conflict Analysis and Resolution. London/New York: Routledge.

Tillett, G. & French, B. (2006) Resolving Conflict: A Practical Approach. Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 3rd edn.

Webel, C. & Galtung, J. (eds) Handbook of Peace and Conflict Studies. New York: Routledge.

Zimbardo, P. G. (2004) “A Situationist Perspective on the Psychology of Evil: Understanding How Good People Are Transformed into Perpetrators” in Miller, A. (ed.) The Social Psychology of Good and Evil. New York: Guilford.

 

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