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Searching for Peace
Kai Frithjof Brand-Jacobsen Johan Galtung Carl G. Jacobsen
Price: $ 24.95

This new, updated and extensively revised edition of "Searching for Peace" is one of the first books to bridge the gap between peace and conflict studies, world order and globalization. Revealing deep structures and deep cultures of violence and finding in them the reasons for increasing violence and peacekeeping failures, it presents the lessons that can be learned from the TRANSCEND approach, adopted as a UN training guide. A critical and piercing analysis of the short-comings of conventional approaches to conflict resolution, realpolitik and worsening dynamics of global violence which, if not resolved, threaten even more catastrophic destruction in the future. The book maps the conditions and path to sustainable peace, and the challenge for peace by peaceful means.

Carl G. Jacobsen was Professor of Political Science (International Affairs and Conflict Studies), Director of Eurasian Security Studies ORU, at Carleton University, and Director of the Independent Committee on War Crimes in the Balkans. He passed away in 2001. Johan Galtung is Professor of Peace Studies, and the Director of TRANSCEND, Geneva, Switzerland. Kai Frithjof Brand-Jacobsen is Co-Director of TRANSCEND and Director of the Peace Action, Training and Research Institute of Romania (PATRIR).

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