The Fishbowl Principle by Bruce Gendelman,Robert B. Miller,David Taus

By Bruce Gendelman,Robert B. Miller,David Taus

on the middle, no matter what you suspect governs the destiny of guy and Earth, what issues is that people, as an international society, construct a destiny that's sustainable and peaceable. this can be the close to time period "ultimate" human evolutionary improvement, this can be our problem. by way of tracing our lifestyles from the place we started to what we now have develop into at the present time, this publication explores the evolution and, should still we proceed on our present direction, the following attainable obsolescence of people. faraway from a doomsday tome, The Fishbowl precept demanding situations readers to extend their worldview. we have to switch our degree of a winning lifestyles from easily present to prospering. The authors refuse to just accept that existence as we exist this present day is "as strong because it gets". We argue that people have reached a delicate tipping aspect; and that rather than fragmenting and separating ourselves in a way forward for depression, we will and may interact to an excellent better apex. As a human race, we learn what will be accomplished if we glance to our similarities rather than our adjustments. If shall we harness communique as a robust and value powerful instrument to deliver us jointly and teach ourselves in a fashion that fosters sustainable and dependable inhabitants development, the confident transformation to our lives will be immeasurable. no matter if you exist this day as a peasant in a tribal environment or as an city dweller we discover fostering a feeling of worldwide neighborhood in accordance with universal flooring, not only area of interest life. We current tangible possible choices and pose thought-provoking questions. Our imaginative and prescient is a collaborative one, and calls for your participation. A direction again to evolution begins with you, and contains all of us.

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The Control Factor: Our Struggle to See the True Threat by Bill Siegel

By Bill Siegel

For those that think the USA is worthy protecting, The keep an eye on Factor explores the mental maneuvers, fantasies, and entanglements we interact in to prevent in actual fact seeing the Islamic risk that confronts us. The prerequisite for constructing invaluable options to make sure our survival is taking accountability for our perceptions and actions.

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Aufbruch: Frauen machen sich stark für eine Kultur des by Anna Gamma,Annette Kaiser,Sabine Lichtenfels,Pia Gyger

By Anna Gamma,Annette Kaiser,Sabine Lichtenfels,Pia Gyger

Für die Mitwirkung am globalen Projekt des Friedens ist niemand zu klein oder unbedeutend!
Immer dann, wenn wir uns für mehr equity, Solidarität, Authentizität und Ebenbürtigkeit in einer Beziehung einsetzen, treten wir aus der Ohnmacht heraus und arbeiten mit am Feld einer neuen globalen Zivilisation.

Die Autorinnen beschreiben einen grundlegenden Gestaltwandel. Er ist Ausdruck der Liebe und wird von Kooperation und Toleranz bestimmt. So kann sich versöhnen, was once getrennt ist, und geheilt werden, used to be verwundet ist. Lassen Sie sich von den Zeugnissen der vier Frauen inspirieren und motivieren, ihre je eigene Aufgabe in diesem globalen Projekt zu finden und zu realisieren. Nicht nur diese vier Frauen, auch die Erde und die Menschheit danken Ihnen dafür!

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Political Violence in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam: From by Jonathan Fine

By Jonathan Fine

Religious political violence is in no way a brand new phenomenon, but there are severe adjustments among a number of the ancient situations of such violence and its extra present variations. because the mid-1970s, spiritual fundamentalist activities were trying to impact international order through engaging in neighborhood political structures. for instance, Islamic fundamentalism is on the center of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, the Christian primary correct wing has noticeable a resurgence in Europe, and Jewish fundamentalism is at the back of the activities of Meir Kahane’s Kach circulation and the settler move. The shift lately from secular to spiritual political violence necessitates a reevaluation of up to date political violence and of the concept that of non secular violence.

This textual content analyzes the evolution of non secular political violence, in either ancient and modern views. given that non secular political violent occasions are typically linked to the time period “terrorism,” the e-book first analyzes the origins of this arguable time period and its non secular manifestations. It then outlines and highlights the variations among secular and spiritual political violence, on ideological, strategic, and tactical degrees prior to evaluating the idea that of Holy battle in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. finally, it indicates how smooth radical monotheistic non secular teams interpret and manage their spiritual resources and ideas to suggest their political agendas, together with the perform of violence. a distinct comparative research of non secular political violence throughout Judaism, Islam, and Christianity, this article beneficial properties many overseas case reviews from the Crusades to the Arab Spring.

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Dialogue and Conflict Resolution: Potential and Limits by Pernille Rieker,Henrik Thune

By Pernille Rieker,Henrik Thune

discussion is sometimes hailed as a revolutionary strength fostering mutual realizing and resolving conflicts. Can it rather hold this sort of burden? Does discussion rather unravel conflicts? during this special quantity foreign specialists significantly examine the political position of debate, addressing its strength and boundaries. Bringing interesting insights to endure they research the theoretical underpinnings and conceptual limitations of discussion as a device for clash answer. significant fresh crises comparable to the Russo-Georgian struggle in 2008, the clash among Western powers and Gaddafi’s Libya, arguments over Iran’s nuclear programme, spiritual tensions in Egypt after the Arab Spring, the Afghan case, the Sudanese adventure and the new Russo-Ukraine clash are all thought of and the clash answer makes an attempt mentioned. utilizing those situations the individuals discover intensive the character of the discussion among the actors, the level to which it labored and what made up our minds its impact.

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Radical Pacifism in Modern America: Egalitarianism and by Marian Mollin

By Marian Mollin

Radical Pacifism in smooth America lines cycles of good fortune and decline within the radical wing of the yankee peace flow, an egalitarian pressure of pacifism that stood on the forefront of antimilitarist organizing and American radical dissent from 1940 to 1970.

Using conventional archival fabric and oral historical past resources, Marian Mollin examines how gender and race formed and constrained the political efforts of radical pacifist men and women, highlighting how activists associated pacifism to militant masculinity and privileged the priorities of its predominantly white individuals. regardless of the invisibility that this framework imposed on activist girls, the background of this move belies money owed that relegate ladies to the margins of yankee radicalism and mixed-sex political efforts. encouraged through a powerful egalitarianism, radical pacifist girls rejected separatist organizing thoughts and, as a substitute, labored along males on the entrance traces of the fight to build a brand new paradigm of social and political swap. Their compelling examples of girl militancy and management problem the essentialist organization of woman pacifism with motherhood and extend the definition of political motion to incorporate women's political paintings in either the private and non-private spheres. concentrating on the vexed alliance among white peace activists and black civil rights employees, Mollin equally info the problems that arose on the issues the place their hobbies overlapped and demanding situations the possible usual organization among peace and civil rights.

Emphasizing the activities undertaken by means of militant activists, Radical Pacifism in sleek America illuminates the advanced courting among gender, race, activism, and political tradition, picking severe components that at the same time hindered and facilitated grassroots efforts at social and political change.

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Global South to the Rescue: Emerging Humanitarian by Paul Amar

By Paul Amar

This booklet presents the 1st finished research of an epochal shift in worldwide order – the truth that global-south international locations have taken up management roles in peacekeeping missions, humanitarian interventions, and transnational army industries: Brazil has taken cost of the UN army undertaking in Haiti; Nigeria has deployed peacekeeping troops all through West Africa; Indonesians have assumed the most important roles in UN Afghanistan operations; Fijians, South Africans, and Chileans have turned crucial actors in international mercenary corporations; Venezuela and its Bolivarian allies have confirmed a framework for "revolutionary" humanitarian interventions; and Turkey, India, Kenya, and Egypt are announcing themselves in daring new methods at the worldwide level.

In this context, this assortment sheds severe mild on intersections among imperialism and humanitarianism, among neoliberal globalization and "rescue undefined" transnationalism, and among styles of geopolitical hegemony and trajectories of peacekeeping internationalism. those case reports are grouped into 3 clusters (I) Globalizing Peacekeeper Identities, (II) Assertive "Regional Internationalisms," and (III) Emergent replacement Paradigms. jointly, those articulate a brand new examine schedule and provide major contributions to fields of worldwide reviews, transnational gender and race stories, serious protection reports and peace reviews, comparative politics, police and armed forces sociology, 3rd global diplomatic historical past, and diplomacy.


This e-book used to be released as a unique factor of Globalizations.

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Resistance and Transitional Justice by Briony Jones,Julie Bernath

By Briony Jones,Julie Bernath


Despite a extra reflective hindrance over the last two decades with marginalised voices, justice from lower than, energy family and the legitimacy of mechanisms and approaches, scholarship on transitional justice has remained quite silent at the query of ‘resistance’. In reaction, this ebook asks what will be learnt by means of attractive with resistance to transitional justice not only as an issue of approach, yet as an important portion of transitional justice. Drawing on literatures approximately resistance from geography and anthropology, it's the social act of labelling resistance, in addition to its subjective nature, that's addressed the following as a part of the political, fiscal, social and cultural contexts within which transitional justice techniques spread. operating via 3 situations – Côte d’Ivoire, Burundi and Cambodia – each one bankruptcy of the e-book addresses a special shape or that means of resistance, from the vantage element of a number of actors. As such, every one bankruptcy provides a special point to an total argument that disrupts the norm/deviancy dichotomy that has to date characterized the constrained paintings on resistance and transitional justice. jointly, the chapters of the e-book enhance cross-cutting topics that tricky an total argument for contemplating resistance to transitional justice as a subjective portion of a political strategy, instead of as an issue of implementation.

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Moral Injury and Nonviolent Resistance: Breaking the Cycle by Alice Lynd,Staughton Lynd

By Alice Lynd,Staughton Lynd

while usual humans have performed, noticeable, or did not hinder anything that betrays their deeply held judgment of right and wrong, it may possibly shake their ethical starting place. they could suppose that what they did was once unforgivable. during this considerate ebook culled from a variety of studies, Alice and Staughton Lynd introduce readers to what glossy clinicians, philosophers, and theologians have tried to explain as 'moral injury'. we will take center from the exemplary activities through members and teams of people defined during this book.

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