Bolti ár: 3570 Ft
Internetes ár: 3213 Ft (10% kedvezmény)
Kiadás éve: 2014
Kiadó: Oxford University Press
Sorozat: Very Short Introductions
Kategóriák: Történelem, Politika
Provides a succinct analysis of the evolution of the concept of peace
Clearly explains the concepts, theory, and terminology related to all aspects of peace
Examines the international institutions of peace, civil peace, and conflict resolution
Considers the reality of peacekeeping, peacebuilding, and statebuilding
Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series
The concept of peace has always attracted radical thought, action, and practices. It has been taken to mean merely an absence of overt violence or war, but in the contemporary era it is often used interchangeably with 'peacemaking', 'peacebuilding', 'conflict resolution', and 'statebuilding'. The modern concept of peace has therefore broadened from the mere absence of violence to something much more complicated.
In this Very Short Introduction, Oliver Richmond explores the evolution of peace in practice and in theory, exploring our modern assumptions about peace and the various different interpretations of its applications.
Oliver P. Richmond, Research Professor at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute and the Department of Politics, Manchester University.
Oliver Richmind is a Research Professor at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute and the Department of Politics, Manchester University. He has lectured and conducted research in universities around the world, and published widely in the area of international relations, peace and conflict studies. His recent publications include Peace in IR Theory (Routledge, 2008) and A Post-Liberal Peace (Routledge, 2011). He is the editor of the Palgrave book series, Rethinking Peace and Conflict Studies.
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