Peace Studies

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Are We Done Fighting?

Building Understanding in a World of Hate and Division

Unfounded beliefs and hateful political and social divisions that can cascade into violence are threatening to pull the world apart. Responding to fear and aggression strategically and with … 352 View
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Foreward

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George Lakey, as a professor of peace studies, frames the importance of this book to build our capacity for peace in a world that still views violence as a resolution method in conflicts of all scales. 4 $0.40 Add
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About Quakers and the Author

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The author explains who Quakers are, and their longstanding interest in responding to violence with peace. The Quaker perspective of the author has informed many of the examples of the book. 3 $0.30 Add
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Preface

Teaching Peace

From: Educating for Action

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In an age of endless war, when history is in perpetual mourning, groaning under the burden of class oppression, peace is a necessary practice. In a world redolent of George Orwell’s novel … 7 $0.70 Add
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Introduction

Peace as a Political Force

From: Educating for Action

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This book is about changing the world through peace. By “peace” we do not mean standing around in a circle, holding hands, and expressing our affection for one another. That has its … ; 18 $1.80 Add
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Introduction

From: Are We Done Fighting?

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The author explains that he saw a need for a practical, skills-oriented book on peacebuilding. 4 $0.40 Add
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Starting With Me

Personal Lifestyle

From: Educating for Action

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This chapter focuses on how to use your daily activities to create a more just and ethical world. The chapter stresses the benefits of using your everyday life as a means to your politics. While … 19 $1.90 Add
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Using this Book

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This chapter lays out the structure behind the book and how it intends to guide readers toward actions that individuals can take through many practice activities that are best done in a study … 6 $0.60 Add
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Section 1

Peace and Power

From: Are We Done Fighting?

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This section page describes the goals of the section to understand forms of power and skills related to understanding problems. 1 $0.10 Add
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Starting With Me

Communication and Rhetoric

From: Educating for Action

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This chapter helps activists improve their communication skills and rhetorical strategies. The two basic skills of speaking and writing are covered in detail. The chapter then outlines various … 18 $1.80 Add
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What Peace is Not

From: Are We Done Fighting?

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This chapter shows the reader that on our journey to understand peace and help it spread, we need to understand more about ourselves and what motivates us to do the things we do. In order to … 11 $1.10 Add
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Us and Others

From: Are We Done Fighting?

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This chapter explores how we react to others different from us and studies on how we can begin to perceive others as less different and threatening. The chapter concludes with tips to feel and … 14 $1.40 Add
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Power-over

From: Are We Done Fighting?

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This chapter starts with a look at the assumed relationship between power and violence, and introduces and dissects a concept called power-over. Power-over is rooted in violence or punishment, … 12 $1.20 Add
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Power-with and Power-from-within

From: Are We Done Fighting?

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The author describes characteristics of power-with, and offers tips on how it can be recognized and developed in different contexts. The chapter concludes with the introduction of a third type of … 14 $1.40 Add
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Process and Change

From: Are We Done Fighting?

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This chapter considers how we form judgments about others. It also points out the importance of allowing processes to take their time to unfold. The chapter concludes with tips and activities to … 9 $0.90 Add
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Section 2

Communication Skills

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This page introduces the section on Communication Skills and their role in the peace process. 1 $0.10 Add