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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Intentional Communities

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

An intentional community is frequently defined as a self-contained, planned community that attempts to pursue a peaceful ideal, as opposed to a community created and run without an...

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Intentional Communities

Rob Breton.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 1642 words.

An intentional community is frequently defined as a self-contained, planned community that attempts to pursue a peaceful ideal, as opposed

Diaspora Communities

Jolle Demmers.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 2041 words.

The study of the formation and action of diaspora communities is crucial to understanding contemporary violent conflict. At first sight

Diaspora Communities

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

The study of the formation and action of diaspora communities is crucial to understanding contemporary violent conflict. At first sight there is nothing new about diasporas supporting...

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Corrymeela Community, Northern Ireland

Michael Fryer.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 731 words.

The Corrymeela Community is an ecumenical Christian community whose objective is the promotion of reconciliation and peacebuilding through the healing

European Community as Peaceful Model

Terrence R. Guay.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 2174 words.

The European Community (EC) is an international organization founded with the objective of bringing peace to Europe. Since its founding,

Community Peacebuilding Initiatives, Faith-Based

Jeffrey D. Pugh.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 1978 words.

As faith-based community peacebuilding initiatives proliferate around the world, the distinction between peacemaking and peacebuilding is important to understand. Peacemaking

Community Peacebuilding Initiatives, Faith-Based

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

As faith-based community peacebuilding initiatives proliferate around the world, the distinction between peacemaking and peacebuilding is important to understand. Peacemaking means defusing...

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Epistemic Communities

Christopher Marcoux.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 1134 words.

In a world marked by increasing interdependence, sovereign states have increasingly found it necessary to coordinate their responses to common

community of nations

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

An idea advocating peace and mediation, rather than policies of militarism and imperialism, and based on the interests of all nations.

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Religious Communities, Health, and Well-Being – Address to the US Air Force Chaplain

Tyler J VanderWeele.

in Military Medicine

May 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Emergency Medicine; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Military Psychology; Warfare and Defence. 4101 words.

Abstract

The text is adapted from a written transcript of the address to the US Air Force Chaplain Corps Summit, delivered by Tyler J. VanderWeele, on March...

Community Peacebuilding Initiatives, Local NGOs and

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

With the shift from traditional peacekeeping approaches, intended to stop direct violence, toward longer-term peacebuilding processes, aimed at addressing the root causes of armed conflict...

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Community Peacebuilding Initiatives, Local NGOs and

Cécile Mouly.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 1778 words.

With the shift from traditional peacekeeping approaches, intended to stop direct violence, toward longer-term peacebuilding processes, aimed at addressing the

Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological and Toxin Weapons

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

An agreement completed in 1972 by the Conference of the Committee on Disarmament and entered into force in 1975 to restrict biological and toxin warfare stocks. The international community...

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National Association for Uniformed Services

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

An organization providing legislative representation for all branches of the military and veteran community. The nonprofit, nonpartisan organization supports members' interests in areas...

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Resources and armed conflict

in SIPRI Yearbook 2011

August 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Warfare and Defence. 19605 words.

Natural resources have re-emerged as a key element in conflict risk. The three main contemporary perspectives on the role of resources in the onset, duration and termination of conflicts...

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Archibald Henderson

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

(1783–1859) commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, born in Colchester, Virginia. Henderson was commandant from 1820 until his death. During his long tenure he sought to preserve the corps's...

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Zhou Enlai

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

(b. Huaian, Jiangsu Province, 5 Mar. 1898; d. Beijing, 8 Jan. 1976)

Chinese; Prime Minister, de facto director of Chinese foreign affairs 1949–76 Zhou Enlai was probably the most...

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Corrymeela

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

Near Ballycastle, Co. Antrim, established in 1965 as a Christian community promoting reconciliation between Catholic and Protestant.

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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