Decolonising Conflicts, Security, Peace, Gender, Environment and Development in the Anthropocene

Decolonising Conflicts, Security, Peace, Gender, Environment and Development in the Anthropocene

Authors: Úrsula Oswald Spring, Hans Günter Brauch (Eds.)

Peer-reviewed texts prepared for the 27th Conference of the International Peace Research Association (IPRA) in 2018 in Ahmadabad in India.

Two pioneers of global peace research: Johan Galtung from Norway wrote a Foreword and Betty Reardon from the United States a Preface. Innovative case studies by peace researchers on decolonising conflicts, security, peace, gender, environment and development in the Anthropocene, the new epoch of earth and human history. New theoretical perspectives by senior and junior scholars from Europe and Latin America on peace ecology, transformative peace, peaceful societies, and Gandhi’s non-violence policy

 Case studies on climate change, SDGs and peace in India; conflicts in Kenya, Nigeria, South Sudan, Turkey, Brazil and Mexico; Roma in Hungary; the refugee crisis in Bangladesh; peace action in Indonesia and India/Pakistan; and peace education in Nepal.  In this book 25 authors from the Global South (19) and the Global North (6) address conflicts, security, peace, gender, environment and development, in four parts :

  1. peace research epistemology;
  2. conflicts, families and vulnerable people;
  3. peacekeeping, peace building and transitional justice; and
  4. peace and education.

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