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Basic Needs

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution — Politics.

The basic needs approach grew out of disappointment with policies for economic growth in the Third World, which had left poverty and unemployment largely untouched. Basic needs emphasizes...

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democratic peace

Overview page. Subjects: Politics — Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

The idea that democratic or republican states are more peaceful in their external relations and never (or almost never) fight each other. Modern democratic peace theory (DPT) builds on a...

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Frank Kellogg

Overview page. Subjects: Politics — Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

(b. Potsdam, New York, 22 Dec. 1856; d. St Paul, Minnesota, 21 Dec. 1937)

US; Secretary of State 1925–9 Kellogg was brought up in Minnesota, where he practised as a lawyer. He was...

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Nuclear Nonproliferation

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution — Politics.

The most technically challenging part of building nuclear weapons is the production of fuel for the weapon. The same process that enriches uranium (increasing the ratio of 235U92 in natural...

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World Social Forum

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution — Politics.

Network for anti‐globalization protest, describing itself as ‘a plural, diversified, non‐confessional, non‐governmental and non‐party context that, in a decentralized fashion, interrelates...

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