Peace Psychology A Comprehensive Introduction
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Description: A comprehensive introduction to the rapidly growing research area of peace psychology. Both a topic in its own right and studied within courses on peace studies, conflict studies and subsidiaries of psychology, international relations and politics, peace psychology is a practically and theoretically important area. This textbook covers the whole research literature focusing on research since the end of the cold war but also incorporating aspects of earlier literature which retain contemporary relevance. The content includes an introductory chapter outlining the growth of the field and continues to cover interdisciplinary practice (international relations, education, feminist studies and ethics), primary psychological topics (development, social psychology, psychodynamics and cognition), core topics from peace studies (conflict resolution, crisis management, non-violence, peacemaking and peacebuilding, specific locations such as the middle East and sustainable development) and terrorism (threats and victims). This is a unique textbook that will appeal to students and practitioners alike.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/7/2006
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Anna Costin is a journalist with Jane's Information Group, London where she writes and reports on terrorism and security issues.
|The scope, structure and content of this book|
|Trends in peace psychology|
|Government policy and international relations|
|The feminist approach|
|Philosophy, ethics and religion|
|Primary psychological topics|
|Developmental issues: children and adolescents|
|Theory and practice related to primary psychological topics: attitudes, psychodynamics, cognition and images, and aggression|
|Language and communication|
|Core topics in peace and environmental studies|
|Emergency decisions, crisis management and the effects of conflicts|
|Nonviolence and peace movements|
|Peacemaking, wars and crises|
|The Middle East, Russia and other specific areas|
|Victims of terrorism|