Pathways To Peace

Author: James F. Leckman
Editor: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262027984
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Can more peaceful childhoods promote a culture of peace? Increasing evidence from a broad range of disciplines shows that how we raise our children affects the propensity for conflict and the potential for peace within a given community. In this book, experts from a range of disciplines examine the biological and social underpinnings of child development and the importance of strengthening families to build harmonious and equitable relations across generations. They explore the relevance to the pursuit of peace in the world, highlight directions for future research, and propose novel approaches to translate knowledge into concrete action.The contributors describe findings from research in biology, neuroscience, evolution, genetics, and psychology. They report empirical evidence on children living in violent conditions, resilience in youth, and successful interventions. Their contributions show that the creation of sustainable partnerships with government agencies, community leaders, policy makers, funders, and service providers is a key ingredient for success. Taken together, they suggest possible novel approaches to translate knowledge into concrete action.

Building New Pathways To Peace

Author: Noriko Kawamura
Editor: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 0295991038
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Japanese and American scholars explore new, multidisciplinary ways of thinking about peace and how to achieve it. Noriko Kawamura is associate professor of history at Washington State University. Yoichiro Murakami and Shin Chiba teach at the International Christian University in Tokyo.

Pathways To Peace

Author: Daniel C. Kurtzer
Editor: Macmillan
ISBN: 1137304804
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Upheavals in the Middle East are challenging long held assumptions about politics and governance. The United States faces a moment of truth when half-measures, short-sighted expedients, and delays can no longer sustain an untenable status quo. This is as true in the Arab-Israeli peace process as it is in the politics of the Arab uprisings. This volume of essays argues that it is time for the United States to make a serious effort to advance Palestinian-Israeli peace. The issues in dispute are well-known, thoroughly debated, and resolvable. Intense, smart, determined, creative, and sustained American leadership can help regional leaders bridge their differences. "Now, nearly two decades after Rabin and Arafat shook hands on the White House lawn, Pathways to Peace offers a forward-looking assessment of the relationship between Israel, Palestine, and the United States. Through its diverse perspectives, this volume reminds us that cooperation must be rooted in shared responsibilities and shared benefits, and that the peace of the brave is still within reach." - President Bill Clinton "This is absolutely the right time for a book of essays that reinforce the urgent necessity of lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians. This book is the antidote to the fatalism and pessimism; and above all it shows that with will and courage, a solution could be found. These are serious practical essays in policy making. You can agree or disagree with all that is written. But the essential urgency of the case is undeniable and brilliantly set out here. " - Tony Blair "Pathways to Peace is an extraordinary expression of wisdom on the urgent need for peace between Israelis and Palestinians. Europeans, as well as Israelis, Palestinians and Americans, would be well-advised to act on the smart policy recommendations in this book. Imagine the impact on a rapidly changing Middle East of Israeli-Palestinian peace!" - Javier Solana, President of the ESADE Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics

Pathways To Peace

Author: Kimberly Paquette
Editor: iUniverse
ISBN: 1440161313
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The desire for peace is universal. Peace education can provide children with the tools necessary to deal with change and adversity throughout their lives. In today's fast-paced, technology-rich world, it can be tempting to join the race and work to an end result at breakneck speeds. However, without slowing down and showing children what the world has to offer, children will not know the beauty the world holds, that which is worth protecting, nor will they be inclined to see the beauty and spirit of those around them. Peace education can be a lesson in the art of simplicity. It can also be a lesson in turning inward to find calm in the midst of chaos. Peace education, when presented in a well thought-out manner, can inspire children to be the future peacemakers of our world and ultimately lead this future generation toward the development of a peaceful planet. Humankind has been working for and promoting peace since the beginning of history, and during this time many have agreed that the most effective and promising way to promote peace in the world is to begin with a child. In Pathways to Peace, author Kimberly Paquette presents a peace-based curriculum to provide children with the tools to construct and build a peaceful tomorrow through exposure to peaceful symbols, practices, and language. Combining Gardner's Multiple Intelligence Theory and Montessori education, Pathways to Peace promotes peace and its practice in the classroom. Geared for three- to six-year-old students, this guide includes both theory and a curriculum where teachers can incorporate peace in all aspects of the classroom. The guide encompasses lessons for each of the multiple intelligences and can be adapted for use in schools, religious education programs, after-school programs, summer camps, and other areas. Pathways to Peace presents a curriculum to allow peace to manifest itself in the hearts of children, who are the earth's salvation. The mission of peace education is to show children the path that would lead the world toward true peace.

Pathways To Peace

Author: Joel Peters
Editor: Brookings Inst Press
ISBN:
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The assassination of the Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin shocked the world and refocused international attention on the prospects for peace between Israel and its neighbours. But the Arab-Israeli peace process encompasses a series of talks that draw on a much wider set of participants and issues. These multilateral talks involve some forty countries meeting regularly to address the long-term issues that bedevil the Middle East, including arms control and economic development. In this unique account, Joel Peters pieces together the details of a process that has so often been shrouded in secrecy. He discusses the nature of the process so far, how the talks have broken barriers between Israel and the Arab world, and how they form the basis of a new era of cooperation and prosperity. He makes a number of suggestions for strengthening the framework of the multilaterals, and draws some useful lessons for building peace elsewhere in the world.

Pathways To Peace

Author: Swami Ishwarananda
Editor: Central Chinmaya Mission Trust
ISBN: 8175975318
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A pilgrimage, as we usually understand it, is a journey taken toward His worldly abode. But, as Swami Ishwarananda points out in 'Pathways to Peace', the Lord's holiest dwelling is in our own hearts and a pilgrimage inwards, toward our own Self, is the ultimate journey. Swamiji asks the very fundamental of questions: what is this mind? And by gently guiding the sadhak with everyday tips and simple suggestions, he unravels a great mystery, so each of us can become a seeker, cleanse the mind and live out the true, inspired life of this human birth. Along with the practical wisdom comes an urgent message that is not be missed: be a seeker, a true devotee and do it all NOW ! And peace will be ours ! Click here and grab our OUR OTHER INSPIRATIONAL TITLES

Pathways To Peace

Author: Christine Spencer
Editor: BalboaPress
ISBN: 9781452502564
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Pathways To Peace entices the reader into the magnificent splendor of the higher dimensions and explores many facets of life after death. It weaves around a diversity of inspiring personal experiences of those who have clinically died and returned to tell their remarkable stories. It describes in detail what happens when we ‘die’ and dispels all fears of death and dying. It is designed to illustrate that we are all eternal, glorious Divine beings that can choose to embrace the transition into another dimension when we pass over and re-unite with Source – The Light- to be enveloped and caressed by a depth of unconditional love that defies human description. It shows that we are never judged, we are all from the same original Source and as such are all interconnected. The book reveals many examples of After Death Communication and offers insights derived from some of Christine’s own personal experiences as to why she believes there are no accidents. Pathways To Peace also provides practical support, insights and encouragement for those coping with loss.

Pathways To Peace

Author: A Jean Lesher
Editor: Cowley Publications
ISBN: 1461660718
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“Religion can be a realm of extraordinary power,” says U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan. “It can offer solace in troubled times. It can make sense of the seemingly senseless.” In Pathways to Peace, A. Jean Lesher, a dedicated participant in interfaith dialogue initiatives and an accomplished editor, has collected sayings from many of the world's religious traditions and leaders. Thematically structured according to a Jain chant for hope, love, and peace, Pathways to Peace envisions the transformation of conflict in our world into hope for the future through the wisdom of the world's faiths. It will be a source of discussion and reflection among members of all traditions who yearn for peace and greater understanding all over the world.

The Pathways To Peace Anger Management Workbook

Author: William Fleeman
Editor: Hunter House
ISBN: 0897934172
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All over the world, thousands of people are verbally abused, physically assaulted, maimed or murdered every day because of anger and rage. Families are ruined, marriages ended, children traumatized, careers lost, opportunities missed and personal and public property destroyed. The habit of anger abuse is one that is reinforced socially. People learn to abuse anger from the examples set by parents, peers and the media. This workbook, the official text for the self-help anger management program of the same name, helps people to unlearn these destructive patterns. It shows chronically angry people how to replace their anger habit with peaceful alternatives and respond to their anger triggers in nonviolent ways. The program outlined in this workbook will help readers discover how they learned their anger pattern, focus on values and goals that support a rage-free lifestyle, and learn skills that will help them avoid relapsing into angry behavior. The workbook has eighteen sessions, each complete with personal stories and questions designed to help the reader understand their past experiences and how to move forward. The Pathways to Peace Anger Management Workbook provides real answers for men and women who know that they have an anger problem and are looking for positive change. Book jacket.

Creativity And Conflict Resolution

Author: Tatsushi Arai
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1135214778
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This book explores how creative ways of resolving social conflicts emerge, evolve, and subsequently come to be accepted or rejected in inter-group relations. Creativity and Conflict Resolution explores a subject with which political communities involved in social conflict have always grappled: creative ways of imagining and actualizing visions of conflict resolution. This is an ambitious question, which concerns human communities at many different levels, from families, regional-independence movements, and national governments, to inter-state alliances. The author argues that unconventional viability lies at the heart of creativity for transcending seemingly intractable inter-communal conflicts. More specifically, conflict resolution creativity is a social and epistemological process, whereby actors involved in a given social conflict learn to formulate an unconventional resolution option or procedure. Demystifying the origin of unthinkable breakthroughs for conflict resolution and illuminating theories of creativity based on 17 international case studies, this book will be of much interest to students of conflict resolution, peace and conflict studies, human security and IR. Tatsushi Arai is an Associate Professor of Peace and Conflict Transformation at the SIT Graduate Institute in Vermont, USA. He has a PhD in Conflict Resolution from George Mason University, Washington DC, and extensive practical experience in the field.