Peace movements

international protest and world politics since 1945
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Longman , London, New York
Peace movements -- His
StatementApril Carter.
SeriesThe Postwar world
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJZ5574 .C36 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 283 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2027876M
ISBN 100582027748, 058202773X
LC Control Number91003953

"Cortright (Univ. of Notre Dame) has written an excellent history of peace movements and themes. He approaches the definition of peace with an understanding of its changing concept through time and its pendulum swings from utopian Peace movements book realist.

Cortright covers an extensive amount of history and philosophy in a cohesive and easy to understand by: Peace Movements Worldwide is quite simply the most comprehensive work of its kind on this important subject. In its three volumes, experts document the history and growth of the peace movement, why it is important, who gets involved, and how it can succeed.2/5(1).

Accessible and well-written, "Peace: A History of Movements and Ideas" analyzes the trajectory of the peace movement since the 19th century (with a focus on the US and UK) and the philosophical and religious sources of inspiration for it/5. The national peace movements, despite their common aims, had different historic backgrounds and characteristics.

This book, originally published inpresents an authoritative review of the peace movements in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands, Great Britain, France, Italy, Germany and the United by: The national peace movements, despite their common aims, had different historic backgrounds and characteristics.

This book, originally published inpresents an authoritative review of the peace movements in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands, Great Britain, France, Italy, Germany and the United States. The peace movement in Sweden functions in a situation somewhat different from many other peace movements in Europe.

Many of the goals of the European peace movements have been achieved by the Swedish peace movement. Sweden’s position in the world is of great importance. Peace movements and political cultures. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Charles Chatfield; Peter Van den Dungen; Council on Peace Research in History.

In Peace and Freedom, Simon Hall explores two linked themes: the civil rights movement's response to the war in Vietnam on the one hand and, on the other, the relationship between the black groups that opposed the war and the mainstream peace movement.

Peace Movements. This article focuses on cycles and various types of peace movements over the past years and in particular upon contemporary peace movements. We organize peace movements. In The American Peace Movement: Ideals and Activism, Charles Chatfield explores such questions as they relate to the peace movement from the early nineteenth century up 3/5(5).

The peace movement was unable to stop the war in Iraq. However, as the example of Stephen Downs illustrates, the movement brought to light underlying tensions, provoked de-bate, and stimulated ideas about what could be done to strengthen the peace movement.

In At Issue: The Peace Move-ment, authors debate the effectiveness of the peace movement,File Size: KB. Peace Movements Written by Suellen Murray, RMIT University Since the s, there have been two main focuses of the Australian peace movement-the Vietnam War and the (second) Cold War of the s.

Women have been central to both these anti-war movements. As the title of the book suggests, the author develops a nonviolent approach or “blueprint” for galvanizing communities and changing the world – the stuff of movement-building. Your specific task for this essay is to use Popovic’s book as a springboard for talking about the tools needed to build a peace movement.

Updated chapters on Peace and Conflict Studies, Global Climate Change and the New Democracy Movements broaden the scope of the book.

KEY FEATURES: An insightful combination of theoretical and historical insights with attention to significant recent events provides students with a solid grounding in peace and conflict sudies.

A peace movement is a social movement that seeks to achieve ideals such as the ending of a particular war (or all wars), minimize inter-human violence in a particular place or type of situation, and is often linked to the goal of achieving world to achieve these ends include advocacy of pacifism, non-violent resistance, diplomacy, boycotts, peace camps, moral purchasing, supporting.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: peace movements. Peace movements in America. [Charles Chatfield] -- "With the exception of the newly added introduction and preface, this book is a reprint of the Spring issue of American studies." Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Peace Movements Written by Hilary Summy, The University of Queensland First-wave feminists from the late s, who were attracted to peace issues, gained valuable experience from their struggles to counter the oppression of women, including demanding the right to vote.

In this chapter, the peace movement is defined as a social movement that aimed to eradicate war as a means of policy and established itself between andfollowing ideas originating in the pacifist, antimilitaristic, and socialist ideologies of the nineteenth century.

1Cited by: 1. View Peace Movements Research Papers on for free. The origins of peace movements in postwar Japan by Osamu Fujiwara (1 times) Roger: an extraordinary peace campaigner by Helen Steven (1 times) Pioneers for peace: Women's International League for Peace and Freedom by Gertrude Bussey (1 times) Break new ground: practical ways forward for peace groups by Sue Brown (1 times).

The author of this book, Miki Y. Ishikida, is Director and a principal researcher at the Center. It has been 60 years since the end of World War II.

War memories have been fading as the wartime generation grows old and passes away. Respecting the renunciation of war in the Peace Constitution, Japan is committed to remaining a peace-loving s: 1.

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In the United States and Western Europe, a wave of more violent racial and ethnic movements has appeared. Meanwhile, social movements of the s and s (the women’s movement, the peace movement, the environmental movement, and the GLBT movement) enter new stages of activism and face contemporary challenges.

was regarded by many observers at the time as marking the end of an era and the death of the old international order. Hopes for a peaceful future and a deep-rooted abhorrence of war as a means of settling international disputes were characteristic of large parts of British opinion in the interwar years.

Pacifism, in its most general sense, was widely shared across British : Richard Davis. In Peace and Freedom, Simon Hall explores two linked themes: the civil rights movement's response to the war in Vietnam on the one hand and, on the other, the relationship between the black groups that opposed the war and the mainstream peace movement.

Based on comprehensive archival research, the book weaves together local and national stories to offer an illuminating and judicious chronicle of. Lisa Leitz has effectively built on classic articles and books in social movement studies to tell a new story: that of the particular experiences of veterans and their families who choose to break the bonds of military silence.

Fighting for Peace offers a data-rich study of how identity development and deployment is critical to movement growth. Peace: A History of Movement and Ideas by David Cortright (Book Review). Other articles where Peace movement is discussed: international relations: Between the two world wars: was an offshoot of the peace movement and was concerned primarily with understanding the causes and costs of war, as well as its political, sociological, economic, and psychological dimensions.

Interest in the question “Why war?” also brought a host of social scientists, including. This authoritative, balanced, and highly readable volume traces the rise of peace advocacy and internationalism from their origins in earlier centuries through the mass movements of recent decades: the pacifist campaigns of the s, the Vietnam antiwar movement, and the waves of disarmament activism that peaked in the by: Peace movements -- Drama.

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See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Peace movements; Drama; Filed under: Peace movements -- Drama. Lysistrata, by Aristophanes. History of Peace (2 volumes; supersedes older book "The Way to Peace"), by Sanderson Beck (HTML at ) Filed under: Peace movements -- Israel Our Sisters' Promised Land: Women, Politics, and Israeli-Palestinian Coexistence (paperback edition, with new preface; Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, ), by Ayala H.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : April Carter. Doves Among Hawks charts the successes and failures of a beleaguered peace movement, from its formation after the Six-Day War to the current security-obsessed climate, where Israel’s ‘doves’ seem to be fighting a lost and outdated battle.

Samy Cohen’s history of a peace process that once took on the Israeli settler movements exposes how.