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A. J. Muste

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution — Military History.

(1885–1967), minister, labor organizer, antiwar activist.

Born in the Netherlands, Muste studied at theological seminaries in the United States and became a minister in the Dutch...

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Abbé de Saint-Pierre

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

Charles François Irénée Castel Abbé de Saint-Pierre (1658–1743) was born on 13 February 1658 at château Saint-Pierre-Eglise situated between Cherbourg and Barfleur in Normandy, France....

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Abraham Path Initiative

William L. Ury.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 1246 words.

The Abraham Path is a route of cultural tourism that retraces the journey made by Abraham (Arabic, Ibrahim) through the

Abraham Path Initiative

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

The Abraham Path is a route of cultural tourism that retraces the journey made by Abraham (Arabic, Ibrahim) through the heart of the Middle East some four thousand years ago. ...

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Accidental Nuclear War

David Webb.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 2121 words.

As the number of nuclear weapons stockpiled by the United States and the Soviet Union grew during the nuclear arms

Accidental Nuclear War

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

As the number of nuclear weapons stockpiled by the United States and the Soviet Union grew during the nuclear arms race of the Cold War, major concerns arose over the ...

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Accords, Implementation of

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 2292 words.

Contemporary conflicts are diverse, ranging from intense civil war to sustained low-level violent conflicts. In most cases the reconstruction process

Accountability

Douglas Becker.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 2039 words.

Accountability for crimes in the international arena can be doubly categorized as either (1) political or legal, and (2) either

Action Reconciliation Service for Peace

Jan Pierre Krebs.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 1174 words.

The Action Reconciliation Service for Peace (ARSP or ASF, Aktion Sühnezeichen Friedensdienste) is an internationally active German volunteer organization founded

Action Reconciliation Service for Peace

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

The Action Reconciliation Service for Peace (ARSP or ASF, Aktion Sühnezeichen Friedensdienste) is an internationally active German volunteer organization founded in 1958 by Lothar Kreyssig...

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Adam Curle

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

Adam Curle (1916–2006), described by Elise Boulding as “one of the great Quaker peacemakers of our time” (Boulding and Forsberg 1998, 34), was also an innovative academic, breaking through...

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Addams, Jane

Judy D. Whipps.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 1150 words.

Jane Addams (1860–1935) received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931 for her advocacy of international mediation in the

Africa, Peace Movements in

Jannie Malan.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 2013 words.

All over the world, more formalized peace movements were most probably preceded by the phenomenon of people informally but decidedly

African Peace Traditions

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

There are a great many distinct ethnic communities in Africa and while there are variations in their peace heritages, there are also common threads that have made negotiations and...

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African Peace Traditions

Sultan Somjee.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 1855 words.

There are a great many distinct ethnic communities in Africa and while there are variations in their peace heritages, there

Aggression, Conflict, and War

Michael H. Creswell.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 2738 words.

Whether among individuals, small groups, crowds, societies, or between states, and regardless of the size or number of forces in

Agreements

Roger Mac Ginty, Cathy Gormley-Heenan, Michael Hamel-Green and Desirée Nilsson.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 6708 words.

[This entry contains three subentries: Implementation; Multilateral Agreements; and Agreements and Sustainability.]

Aid and Peace

Andrew M. Sherriff.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 2543 words.

The practice of giving aid to those suffering the impacts of war has long been a humanitarian concern that draws

Albert Lutuli

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

Albert John Lutuli (1898–1967) became the first Nobel Peace Prize Laureate of nonwhite descent when he received the 1960 peace prize in Oslo in December 1961. In his acceptance address ...

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Alliance Systems

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

States dissatisfied with the international status quo seek to use force or the threat of force to change it. States opposed to this aggression must decide how to respond. Faced ...

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