top_1_963_35.JPG
top_2_1.jpg top_2_2.jpg
 
 
  HOME   PUBLISH   DONATE   ABOUT   CONTACT   HELP   SEARCH  
 
   
Search Results
50 Results Found For: Peace
Display Text Only Results
Page: 1  2  3  4  5  Amount of Results to Show: Sort by:
 
Innovative Leaders in International Politics
Innovative Leaders in International Politics (September 1993)
Gabriel Sheffer - Editor

"It's a joy to read and will fascinate any student of political leadership. The book is so well written and substantively so interesting that I think it would appeal to incumbent and aspiring political leaders as well as scholars and students in various disciplines. There are three things I like the most: it focuses on the heart of political leadership studies--the capacity for innovation; it contains informative, well-written (sometimes even ele...(Read More)
 
 
Nonviolence to Animals, Earth, and Self in Asian Traditions
Nonviolence to Animals, Earth, and Self in Asian Traditions (August 1993)
Christopher Key Chapple - Author


"I like the accessible way this book is written. It focuses on a most important aspect of Eastern thought and demonstrates its relevance to our current community and individual life in the modern West. At the same time it traces the history of nonviolence in the East in a way that has not been done before." -- Harold G. Coward, University of Victoria

This book probes the origins of the practice of nonviolence in early I...(Read More)
 
 
Democracy, Education, and Governance
Democracy, Education, and Governance (July 1993)
A Developmental Conception
Dale T. Snauwaert - Author

"This book sparkles. It has fresh and important ideas. I would wish it a widespread readership." -- Anna Ochoa, Indiana University

The restructuring of school governance, especially in urban school districts, is fundamental in current educational reform. This book provides a model of school governance based upon participatory democracy, derived from the "developmental" tradition in political theory. The result is a system of governance th...(Read More)
 
 
Promising Practices in Teaching Social Responsibility
Promising Practices in Teaching Social Responsibility (July 1993)
Sheldon Berman - Editor
Phyllis LaFarge - Editor

This book is by, for, and about teachers. It is a showcase for the innovative practices that teachers have found most effective in teaching social responsibility. The authors offer a rare discussion of actual classroom practices and the insights teachers have had in experimenting with new ways to help students develop conflict resolution skills and social responsibility.

"There is a strong message here for virtually any educator or person c...(Read More)
 
 
The Constitutional Foundations of World Peace
The Constitutional Foundations of World Peace (July 1993)
Richard A. Falk - Editor
Robert C. Johansen - Editor
Samuel S. Kim - Editor

This book shows how significant a worldwide constitutional framework can be, both analytically and politically, in efforts to achieve a just and lasting peace. The authors are careful to avoid the pitfalls of legalism and moralism that have often afflicted discussion of world governance in the past, and their analyses are rooted directly within contemporary human struggles for peace, justice, prosperity, and environmentally sustainable societies....(Read More)
 
 
The Ethical Challenge of Auschwitz and Hiroshima
The Ethical Challenge of Auschwitz and Hiroshima (July 1993)
Apocalypse or Utopia?
Darrell J. Fasching - Author

This book addresses the problem of religion, ethics, and public policy in a global technological civilization. It attempts to do what narrative ethicists have said cannot be done--to construct a cross-cultural ethic of human dignity, human rights, and human liberation which respects the diversity of narrative traditions. It seeks to do this without succumbing to either ethical relativism or ethical absolutism.

The author confronts directly ...(Read More)
 
 
Women and Peace
Women and Peace (July 1993)
Feminist Visions of Global Security
Betty A. Reardon - Author

"This very readable book provides an excellent introduction to the main issues involved in the relationship between the achievement of peace and the enhancement of the status of women. The author demonstrates the importance of empowering women to participate in the decision-making processes involved in the maintenance of peace and security at all levels--within the community, nationally, and internationally--and explains what has been done by the U...(Read More)
 
 
Power Over Rationality
Power Over Rationality (February 1993)
The Bush Administration and the Gulf Crisis
Alex R. Hybel - Author

To most Americans, the Gulf War symbolizes the culmination of a highly sophisticated decision-making process within the Bush administration. In this highly readable and challenging book, Hybel demonstrates the shortcomings of such a view by using cognitive models to examine how the administration defined problems, identified goals, assessed alternatives, and selected options during the seven months preceding the start of the war.

This book ...(Read More)
 
 
Inner Peace, World Peace
Inner Peace, World Peace (July 1992)
Essays on Buddhism and Nonviolence
Kenneth Kraft - Editor

What can one person do to foster world peace? How does one person's state of mind affect the state of the world? How can the ideal of nonviolence be manifested in daily life? Buddhists have been exploring questions like these for twenty-five centuries, and they are still timely today.

Inner Peace, World Peace is the first work in any western language to examine the Buddhist approach to nonviolence. Well-known Buddhist scholars, a n...(Read More)
 
 
Waging Nuclear Peace
Waging Nuclear Peace (June 1985)
The Technology and Politics of Nuclear Weapons
Robert Ehrlich - Author

Waging Nuclear Peace is a clear and informative interdisciplinary survey of the issues surrounding nuclear war. It raises and attempts to answer questions that often go unasked. How can we measure the risk of nuclear war? Will slowing the arms race reduce the risk of war? Is disarmament desirable or undesirable in this respect?

Robert Ehrlich has succeeded in being as objective as possible, while at the same time taking well-define...(Read More)
 
Page: 1  2  3  4  5  Amount of Results to Show: Sort by:
 
bottom_1_963_35.jpg