• book

From the Publisher

Impatient, provocative, and prolific in his pursuit of peace through research, publishing, and commentary, the influential Johan Galtung turned 80 on October 24, 2010, without the slightest sign of slowing down. This collection of essays celebrates peace in honor of this milestone. The wide range of essays explores issues including the eradication of violence, conflict transformation, resistance to taxation for the military, global terrorism and global hegemony, nonviolent revolutions, learning from nature, sport and conflict transformation, diplomacy, the financial crisis, prejudice towards schizophrenia, Obama's Nobel Peace Prize speech, peace journalism, and moving from violent to peace-oriented masculinities. Also included are commentaries on Galtung's own work and local studies on Colombia, Nepal, and Thailand.
Published: Pambazuka Press an imprint of Independent Publishers Group on
ISBN: 9780857490254
List price: $25.99
Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
Availability for Experiments with Peace by Desmond Tutu
With a 30 day free trial you can read online for free
  1. This book can be read on up to 6 mobile devices.

Related Articles

Mic
1 min read
Politics

Donald Trump Said He Was "Sending An Armada" To North Korea. He Lied.

President Donald Trump, who on April 12 said he was "sending an armada" that was "very powerful" to the western Pacific Ocean to deal with North Korea and its autocratic leader, Kim Jong-Un, apparently lied about the destination of those U.S. warships. The strike force, which included the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson and four other warships, was not heading toward the Sea of Japan at all, but instead in the opposite direction, toward the Indian Ocean, to take place in pre-scheduled joint exercises with the Australian Navy, the New York Times reported Tuesday. White House officials, including N
NPR
3 min read
Politics

'Serious Failings' By Russia In Deadly Beslan School Siege, European Court Says

Russia failed to prevent a 2004 attack on a school in the town of Beslan and then overreacted by using grenades, tanks and flamethrowers to end a three-day siege that killed more than 330 people, the European Court of Human Rights says, ruling in a case brought by victims of the attack and their families. The court is ordering Russia to pay the plaintiffs nearly 3 million euros ($3.2 million). Russia's Justice Ministry says it will appeal the ruling. Under the European court's protocols, any party to the case has three months to appeal to the Grand Chamber of the Court. On Sept. 1, 2004, Besla
NPR
2 min read
Politics

Dissident Rebels In Colombia Ignore Peace Treaty And Continue Extortion

In the southern Colombian jungle town of San José del Guaviare, construction workers repair a beer warehouse that was partially destroyed by a bomb. There are shrapnel holes in the ceiling and a small crater in the sidewalk out front. The attack came last month after warehouse manager Javier Montoya refused to hand over large sums of cash to a small group of dissident FARC rebels. "I'm confused," Montoya says. "I never thought this would happen during a peace process." During its half-century war against Colombia's government, the FARC rebel group earned millions of dollars extorting business