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By Daniel Mayton

Recent traits and occasions around the world have elevated public curiosity in nonviolence, pacifism, and peace psychology in addition to specialist curiosity around the social sciences. Nonviolence and Peace Psychology assembles a number of views to create a extra finished and nuanced knowing of the ideas and phenomena of nonviolence than is mostly noticeable at the topic. via this various literature—spanning psychology, political technology, non secular experiences, anthropology, and sociology—peace psychologist Dan Mayton provides readers the chance to view nonviolence as a physique of ideas, a method of pragmatics, and a method for social switch. this crucial volume:

  • Draws severe differences among nonviolence, pacifism, and similar concepts.

  • Classifies nonviolence by way of its scope (intrapersonal, interpersonal, societal, worldwide) and pacifism in accordance with political and situational dimensions.

  • Applies regular mental recommendations corresponding to ideals, reasons, tendencies, and values to outline nonviolent activities and behaviors.

  • Brings sociohistorical and cross-cultural context to peace psychology.

  • Analyzes a century’s worthy of nonviolent social motion, from the pathbreaking paintings of Gandhi and King to the braveness to Refuse stream in the Israeli militia.

  • Reviews methodological and size matters in nonviolence learn, and indicates parts for destiny study.

Although extra awareness is characteristically dedicated to violence and aggression in the social sciences, Nonviolence and Peace Psychology unearths a powerful wisdom base and a framework for peacebuilding paintings, granting peace psychologists, activists, and mediators new probabilities for the transformative strength of nonviolence.

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