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The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

Edited by Nigel J. Young

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780195334685
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780195338409 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780195334685.001.0001
The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

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This innovative, multivolume encyclopedia charts the interdisciplinary field of Peace Studies, offering a comprehensive survey of the full range of historical, political, theoretical and philosophical issues relating to peace and conflict. All major figures are covered, as well as major events, organizations, theories, and much more. Each entry is signed by a leading scholar in the field, contains a bibliography for further reading, and is cross-referenced with other useful points of interest within the encyclopedia. In addition to A-to-Z entries, the Encyclopedia also includes a peace chronology, key documents and appendices.

Key subjects covered include: world leaders (Mahatma Gandhi, Margaret Mead, Cesar Chavez, Martin Luther King, Jr., Lucretia Mott); major events (Cuban Missile Crisis, Dayton Accords, Good Friday Agreement, Lebanon Hostage Crisis); organizations (Greenpeace, League of Nations, United Nations, Save the Children, International Committee of the Red Cross); theories (Civil Disobedience, Conscientious Objection, Feminism and Peace, Power and Nonviolence Theory, Eco-Pacifism, Gay Rights); and current events (Chemical and Biological Weapons, Human Rights, War Crimes, Terrorism).

Book.  806 pages.  1814715 words. 

Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution

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Abraham Path Initiative in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

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Accidental Nuclear War in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

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Action Reconciliation Service for Peace in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

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Addams, Jane in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

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African Peace Traditions in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

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Aggression, Conflict, and War in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

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