Authors David P. Barash and Charles P. Webel offer an insightful to provide a comprehensive introduction to peace and conflict studies. Peace and Conflict Studies. Front Cover. David P Barash, Professor Emeritus of Psychology David P Barash, PH.D., Charles P Webel. SAGE Publications, Mar. founder of peace studies and peace research, has proposed the important in various forms of conflict and combat (especially when they are successful) are.

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Joan of Arc, Charlemagne, Genghis Khan seem like fairly distinct and different figures, living in different times, leading or living amongst different peoples who experienced different problems, and yet, the authors seem to imply that somehow all of the mentioned “strong leaders” were “lightning rods for [some sort of otherwise unspecified: The Meanings of Wars Chapter 4.

Conflict After the Cold War: Webel Limited preview – Having always studied conflict from the only other perspective I was aware of – I was skeptical, thought this would be some liberal namby pamby book that skewed from reality.

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A prolific author, he has written more than technical articles and 31 books ranging from monographs to college textbooks to popular trade titles. Tags What are tags? Thirdly, and more profoundly, as the authors themselves have argued in different sections of this book, peace is not always webfl rational choice, nor is war necessarily horrendously “bad”, let alone “evil”.

Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. Well recommended for students of conflict resolution as well as baras anyone interested in the subject. Christie, Ohio State University. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. With an broad and authoritative scope, this introductory pwace chronicles a plethora of important global topics from pre-history to the present.


Peace and Conflict Studies

Well written and reads very easily. The University of Sydney. He is the author or editor of seven books. The book’s blurb states the authors “present studied unbiased look at issues related to peace and conflict studies to assist readers in forming personal and social studes ‘based on fact'”.

The book as a whole certainly contains some useful information and insights, but there sadly is also an enormous amount of fluff, which are presented as equally valid.

These 3 locations in Western Australia: This field is unabashedly value-oriented, and although the authors are up front about their own values and opinions, they attempt to present all sides of complex debates to assist students in forming personal and social opinions, insisting only that those opinions be informed by serious intellectual effort.

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Description Peace and Conflict Comflict Third Edition, sets the standard for an accessible introduction and comprehensive exploration of this vital subject. Open to the public ; JZ By using up major resources without producing consumable goods, military spending reduces supply while also increasing demand for raw materials, thereby contributing doubly to inflation.

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Yet earlier, they told the readers peafe how Haliburton made a killing providing services to the government. Account Options Sign in. Author Barash, David P.

Because of this, it only made it more annoying when I read something which to me felt like it was an odd ly one-sided explanation, especially because they seemed to have trouble accepting that choosing to go to war can sometimes be quite rational.


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It contains much needed information although the price is pretty steep. One doesn’t read conlict work like this to be entertained or overawed, one reads this because one expects a rigorous if not exhaustive analysis of the relevant factors at play.

And although I’m sympathetic to the authors’ plight, I cannot seriously recommend this book to anyone.

A prolific author, he has written more than technical articles and 31 books ranging from monographs to college textbooks to popular trade titles. His studies span animal behavior and social psychology, with concentrations in sociobiology, psychological aspects of the arms race and nuclear war, peace studies, and animal behavior and evolution.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. His book, Introduction to Peace Studieswas the first comprehensive undergraduate textbook in the field of Peace Studies.

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