A Handbook of Conflict Resolution 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Mark K. Juergensmeyer
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Gandhi's Way by Mark K. Juergensmeyer
Book DescriptionGandhi's Way provides a primer of Mahatma Gandhi's principles of moral action and conflict resolution and offers a straightforward, step-by-step approach that can be used in any conflict - -at home or in business; in local, national, or international arenas. This invaluable handbook, updated with a new preface and a new case study on terrorism in Northern Ireland, sets out Gandhi's basic methods and illustrates them with practical examples. Juergensmeyer shows how parties at odds can rise above a narrow view of self-interest to find resolutions that are satisfying and beneficial to all involved. He then pits Gandhi's ideas against those of other great social thinkers in a series of imaginary debates that challenge and clarify Gandhi's thinking on issues of violence, anger, and love. He also provides a Gandhian critique of Gandhi himself and offers viable solutions to some of the gaps in Gandhian theory. Gandhi's Way: A Handbook of Conflict Resolution was previously published as Fighting with Gandhi and Fighting Fair.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780520244979
(210mm x 140mm x 10mm)
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 18-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Mark K. Juergensmeyer
Violence and the World's Religious Traditions, Paperback (March 2017)
Collectively, the essays in this volume reflect the complex and contested meanings of both religion and violence, providing overviews of engagements with violence in Hindu, Buddhist, Chinese, Sikh, Jewish, Christian, Islamic, African, and Pacific Island religious traditions.
Oxford Handbook of Religion and Violence, Paperback (December 2015)
Violence has always played a part in the religious imagination, from symbols and myths to legendary battles, from colossal wars to the theater of terrorism. The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Violence surveys intersections between religion and violence throughout history and around the world.
God in the Tumult of the Global Square, Paperback (October 2015)View all books by Mark K. Juergensmeyer
In the global era, religion has leapt onto the world stage, often in contradictory ways. Some religious activists are antagonistic and engage in protests, violent acts, and political challenges. This book explores all of these directions, based on a five-year Luce Foundation project that involved religious leaders, scholars, and public figures.
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Author Biography - Mark K. Juergensmeyer
Mark Juergensmeyer is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the author of Terror in the Mind of God: The Global Rise of Religious Violence (revised edition, 2003) and The New Cold War? Religious Nationalism Confronts the Secular State (1993), both from California.
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