International Journal on World Peace

Academic journal on peace.

Articles from Vol. 34, No. 1, March

Disciplinary Evolution of Peace and Conflict Studies: An Overview
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the...
Faith and Practice in Conflict Resolution
FAITH AND PRACTICE IN CONFLICT RESOLUTION Edited by Rachel M Goldberg Kumarian Press, Lynne Rienner, 2016 Hardcover, 227 pp., $65.00.This book makes the case for inclusion of faith and spirituality in a multidimensional approach to conflict resolution...
In Memoriam: James R. Mancham
James Richard Mancham (1939-2017), Founding President of Seychelles and member of the editorial advisory board of International Journal on World Peace, passed away on January 8, 2017. He will be missed by the people of Seychelles, our editorial staff,...
Lessons from the Northern Ireland Peace Process
LESSONS FROM THE NORTHERN IRELAND PEACE PROCESS White, Timothy J. and Foreword by Martin Mansergh Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2013 309 pages, paper. $26.95Lessons from the Northern Ireland Peace Process is a textbook that reflects critical...
Non-Governmental Organizations: Mostly a Force for Good
The Treaty of Westphalia ended the Thirty Years' War in 1648, a war between Protestants and Catholics at the heart of Europe. The Westphalian settlement signified the beginning of modern international relations and the "plenipotentiaries creatively fused...
Seven Phases of Social Development: Politometrics Instead of Political Alchemy
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-USASCII text omitted.)"The process of democratization develops on its own objective laws. They should be learned. One should be guided by them."(Islam Karimov)ON NECESSITY OF A MATHEMATICAL MODEL OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENTOn causes...
Social Development and the Evolution of Civil Society
The application of systems theory to social development has not been popular in political science for decades. Strategic thinking and conflict resolution have dominated, perhaps because they are employed to achieve immediate goals. But the refugee crisis...
The Middle East and the United States: History, Politics, and Ideologies [Fifth Edition]
THE MIDDLE EAST AND THE UNITED STATES: HISTORY, POLITICS, AND IDEOLOGIES [FIFTH EDITION] David W. Lesch and Mark L. Haas (eds.) Colorado: Westview Press, 2013. 562 pages, hardback, $58.00.David Lesch and Mark Haas have crafted an excellent overview of...
The Root of War Is Fear: Thomas Merton's Advice to Peacemakers
THE ROOT OF WAR IS FEAR: THOMAS MERTON'S ADVICE TO PEACEMAKERS Jim Forest Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2016 223 pages, paper, $25.00What Jim Forest chronicles in The Root of War is Fear is less about the abstractions of peacemaking and more about the...
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