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Peace : a history of movements and ideas / David Cortright.

By: Cortright, David, 1946-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008Description: xii, 376 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780521854023 (hbk.); 0521854024 (hbk.); 9780521670005 (pbk.); 0521670004 (pbk.).Other title: History of peace movements and ideas.Subject(s): Peace | Peace movements -- History | International relations | Conflict managementOnline resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
Contents:
Acknowledgments -- List of abbreviations -- 1. What is peace? -- Idealism and realism -- New wars -- Defining terms -- What's in a word? -- "Pacifist" Japan? -- Latin American and African traditions -- Pacifism and "just war" -- An outline of peace history -- An overview of peacemaking ideas -- pt. I. Movements -- 2. The first peace societies -- Stirrings -- Social origins and political agendas -- Elihu Burritt : the learned blacksmith --The first peace congresses --The right of self-determination -- Universalizing peace -- The Hague Peace Conference -- Not enough -- 3. Toward internationalism -- Concepts and trends -- The arbitration revolution -- A League of Nations -- Wilson's vision -- The challenge of supporting the League -- Outlawing war -- 4. Facing fascism -- Peace movement reborn -- Pledging war resistance -- Revolutionary antimilitarism -- The Peace Ballot -- Against appeasement -- Imperial failure -- The neutrality debate -- The emergency peace campaign -- Losing Spain -- The end of "pacifism" -- 5. Debating disarmament -- Early reluctance -- Disarmament to the fore -- Challenging the "merchants of death" -- The naval disarmament treaties -- World disarmament conference -- The collapse of disarmament -- Disarmament at fault? -- 6. Confronting the cold war -- Creating the United Nations -- The rise of world federalism -- Cold war collapse -- Militarization and resistance in Japan -- The leviathan -- Speaking truth to power -- 7. Banning the bomb -- The shock of discovery -- Scientists organize -- The Baruch plan -- For nuclear sanity -- The beginning of arms control -- Nuclear pacifism in Japan -- The rise of the nuclear freeze -- God against the bomb -- A prairie fire -- Ferment in Europe -- Who won? -- Lessons from the end of the cold war -- 8. Refusing war -- Vietnam : a triangular movement -- Challenging presidents, constraining escalation -- Social disruption and political costs -- Resistance in the military -- The rise of conscientious objection -- The movement against war in Iraq -- Winning while losing -- Countering the "war on terror" --
pt. II. Themes -- 9. Religion -- Eastern traditions -- Study war no more -- Salaam and jihad -- Christianity -- Anabaptists and Quakers -- Tolstoy's anarchist pacifism -- Social Christianity -- Catholic peacemaking -- Niebuhr's challenge -- Beyond perfectionism -- The nonviolent alternative -- 10. A force more powerful -- Religious roots -- Action for change -- Coercion and nonviolence -- The power of love -- Spirit and method -- Two hands -- A tool against tyranny -- Courage and strength -- 11. Democracy -- Early voices -- Democracy against militarism -- Cobden : peace through free trade -- Kant : the philosopher of peace -- Human nature -- For democratic control -- The Kantian triad -- The insights of feminism -- Empowering women -- 12. Social justice -- Socialism and pacifism : early differences -- Convergence -- The Leninist critique -- Scientific pacifism -- Peace through economic justice -- The development-peace nexus -- Development for whom? -- 13. Responsibility to protect -- Bridging the cold war divide -- War for democracy? -- Opposing war, advancing freedom -- Human rights and security -- Debating Kosovo -- The responsibility to protect -- Peace operations -- The challenge in Darfur -- 14. A moral equivalent -- The belligerence of the masses -- Peace and its discontents : the Einstein-Freud dialogue -- Nonmilitary service -- Nonviolent warriors -- Transforming conflict -- Human security service -- Patriotic pacifism -- 15. Realizing disarmament -- From nonproliferation to disarmament -- The Canberra Commission -- Sparking the debate -- "Weapons of terror" -- What is zero? -- 16. Realistic pacifism -- Theory -- Practice -- Action -- Bibliography -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 340-354) and index.

Acknowledgments -- List of abbreviations -- 1. What is peace? -- Idealism and realism -- New wars -- Defining terms -- What's in a word? -- "Pacifist" Japan? -- Latin American and African traditions -- Pacifism and "just war" -- An outline of peace history -- An overview of peacemaking ideas -- pt. I. Movements -- 2. The first peace societies -- Stirrings -- Social origins and political agendas -- Elihu Burritt : the learned blacksmith --The first peace congresses --The right of self-determination -- Universalizing peace -- The Hague Peace Conference -- Not enough -- 3. Toward internationalism -- Concepts and trends -- The arbitration revolution -- A League of Nations -- Wilson's vision -- The challenge of supporting the League -- Outlawing war -- 4. Facing fascism -- Peace movement reborn -- Pledging war resistance -- Revolutionary antimilitarism -- The Peace Ballot -- Against appeasement -- Imperial failure -- The neutrality debate -- The emergency peace campaign -- Losing Spain -- The end of "pacifism" -- 5. Debating disarmament -- Early reluctance -- Disarmament to the fore -- Challenging the "merchants of death" -- The naval disarmament treaties -- World disarmament conference -- The collapse of disarmament -- Disarmament at fault? -- 6. Confronting the cold war -- Creating the United Nations -- The rise of world federalism -- Cold war collapse -- Militarization and resistance in Japan -- The leviathan -- Speaking truth to power -- 7. Banning the bomb -- The shock of discovery -- Scientists organize -- The Baruch plan -- For nuclear sanity -- The beginning of arms control -- Nuclear pacifism in Japan -- The rise of the nuclear freeze -- God against the bomb -- A prairie fire -- Ferment in Europe -- Who won? -- Lessons from the end of the cold war -- 8. Refusing war -- Vietnam : a triangular movement -- Challenging presidents, constraining escalation -- Social disruption and political costs -- Resistance in the military -- The rise of conscientious objection -- The movement against war in Iraq -- Winning while losing -- Countering the "war on terror" --

pt. II. Themes -- 9. Religion -- Eastern traditions -- Study war no more -- Salaam and jihad -- Christianity -- Anabaptists and Quakers -- Tolstoy's anarchist pacifism -- Social Christianity -- Catholic peacemaking -- Niebuhr's challenge -- Beyond perfectionism -- The nonviolent alternative -- 10. A force more powerful -- Religious roots -- Action for change -- Coercion and nonviolence -- The power of love -- Spirit and method -- Two hands -- A tool against tyranny -- Courage and strength -- 11. Democracy -- Early voices -- Democracy against militarism -- Cobden : peace through free trade -- Kant : the philosopher of peace -- Human nature -- For democratic control -- The Kantian triad -- The insights of feminism -- Empowering women -- 12. Social justice -- Socialism and pacifism : early differences -- Convergence -- The Leninist critique -- Scientific pacifism -- Peace through economic justice -- The development-peace nexus -- Development for whom? -- 13. Responsibility to protect -- Bridging the cold war divide -- War for democracy? -- Opposing war, advancing freedom -- Human rights and security -- Debating Kosovo -- The responsibility to protect -- Peace operations -- The challenge in Darfur -- 14. A moral equivalent -- The belligerence of the masses -- Peace and its discontents : the Einstein-Freud dialogue -- Nonmilitary service -- Nonviolent warriors -- Transforming conflict -- Human security service -- Patriotic pacifism -- 15. Realizing disarmament -- From nonproliferation to disarmament -- The Canberra Commission -- Sparking the debate -- "Weapons of terror" -- What is zero? -- 16. Realistic pacifism -- Theory -- Practice -- Action -- Bibliography -- Index.

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