Summary: Approaches to Peace: A Reader in Peace Studies, Third Edition, provides a unique and interdisciplinary sampling of key articles focusing on the diverse facets of peace and conflict studies. Featuring both classic and contemporary work, it enables students to read highly influential articles while also introducing them to the most current perspectives in the field. Timeless classics from Leo Tolstoy, Martin Luther King, Jr., Gandhi, and Henry David Thoreau are included alongside conte ...show moremporary pieces. Updated to address current concerns, the third edition incorporates fourteen newreadings.
Ideal on its own as a foundation text in any introductory peace studies course, Approaches to Peace, Third Edition, is also compact enough to use as a supplement with more specialized readings. Each selection is prefaced by a short introduction highlighting the authors background, the works historical context, and the selections significance in terms of the ''big picture.'' Study questions and a list of suggested readings at the end of each selection also provide useful resources for students. ...show less