Authors David P. Barash and Charles P. Webel offer an insightful to provide a comprehensive introduction to peace and conflict studies. Peace and Conflict Studies. Front Cover. David P Barash, Professor Emeritus of Psychology David P Barash, PH.D., Charles P Webel. SAGE Publications, Mar. founder of peace studies and peace research, has proposed the important in various forms of conflict and combat (especially when they are successful) are.

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War is not necessarily evil, and, as such, it is only politically ‘good’ for you to ‘go down in history as a peacemaker’ when there is popular support for such a move; yet they seem to think it ‘obvious’ that every population would prefer this.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Table of contents Part I. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Public Private login e. His book, Introduction to Peace Studieswas the first comprehensive undergraduate textbook in the field of Peace Studies.

It’s a great text. None of your libraries hold this item. The Promise of Peace, the Problems of War 1. Comments and reviews What are comments?

Peace and Conflict Studies

Peace and Conflict Studies: Skip to content Skip to search. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. His studies span animal behavior and social psychology, with concentrations in sociobiology, psychological aspects of the arms race and nuclear war, peace studies, and animal behavior and evolution. Diplomacy, Negotiations, and Conflict Resolution Chapter A hallmark of the book is an effort to encourage independent and critical thinking among student readers.


Now, one of the key “problems” with “war” is that it sometimes can be advisable, or even required to ensure your group’s survival to go to war. A prolific author, he has written more than technical articles and 31 books ranging from monographs to college textbooks to popular trade titles.

Extrapolating from this, far too little time was spent weeding out redundant passages like the one cited here, and the reader is, throughout the book, confronted with a veritable deluge of weasel words especially “may be”, “may have”, “could be”, “has possibly”, and worst of all “perhaps” employed in order to “make points” without really making them, or at least without having to defend them. References to this book Podemos Hacer las Paces: A prolific author, he has written more than technical articles and 31 books ranging from monographs to college textbooks to popular trade titles.

However, you can’t really explain things using unsubstantiated generalities the book is rather lacking in references. Customers who bought this item also bought.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Yet earlier, they told the readers about how Haliburton made a killing providing services to the government. Other suppliers National Library of Australia – Copies Direct The National Library may be able to supply you with a photocopy or electronic copy of all or part of this item, for a fee, depending on copyright restrictions. Author Barash, David P.

Open to the public. I included the first line only to show you how lazy their editors were, but if we look at the second line, they seem to be saying something about credit simultaneously in- and decreasing, and that the money, while being spent, is not received by anyone. The State Level 8. Key Features – Includes updated chapters and examines current conflicts, including the latest developments in Iran and North Korea – Explores the important aspects of positive peace, individual violence, nationalism, and terrorism – Provides numerous visual aids, questions for further study, and suggested readings – Furnishes a comprehensive range of material to enlighten and baarash future discussion and encourage further academic pursuit show more.


The book as a whole certainly contains some useful information and insights, but there sadly is also an enormous amount of fluff, which are presented as equally valid. He is the author or editor of seven paece.

Tags What are tags? See and discover other items: Book ratings by Goodreads. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. I bought this book for a class and still use it as reference for a current class. Well recommended for students of conflict resolution as well as for anyone interested in the subject. Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 2 of 6. National Library of Australia.

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