Making Terrorism History
20 Ways to Understand and Overcome Divisions in Our Society
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Making Terrorism History by Scilla Elworthy
Book DescriptionEver since 9/11 it's been clear we need a new approach to terrorism. In this timely and important book the authors show: the root causes of terrorism; the links between trauma and fundamentalism; why people become suicide bombers; why peace processes collapse; whether non-violence is a useful response; and what can be done. Clear, radical and extremely persuasive, "Making Terrorism History" shows why political violence is now such a major force in our world. At the same time it gives a range of practical actions that can be taken to combat it, not only by our governments but also on the ground in Iraq, Israel and Palestine, and more widely. In addition there are many simple but effective steps that we, too, can take within our local communities to make peace - not war - on terror.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781846040474
(178mm x 111mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Rider & Co
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 2-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Scilla Elworthy
Pioneering the Possible, Paperback (October 2014)
Three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee Dr. Scilla Elworthy, a realist with 40 years' experience at the sharp end of politics and conflict, presents a bold but realistic vision for the future in 'Pioneering the Possible'.
Unarmed Heroes, Paperback (March 2004)» View all books by Scilla Elworthy
Featuring 16 personal testimonies by those who have summed up the courage to transform violence in their lives, 'Unarmed Heroes' is an inspiration as well as a handbook for overcoming conflict. It features an accessible DIY section which shows, step-by-step, how anyone can learn the skills of resolving conflict.
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Author Biography - Scilla Elworthy
Scilla Elworthy has been awarded the Niwano Peace Prize from Japan, and been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize three times. She specialises in the effectiveness of conflict prevention and methods of resolution, and advises political and military policy-makers. She is founder of the Oxford Research Group and Peace Direct. Gabrielle Rifkind is a group analyst, psychotherapist and specialist in conflict resolution. She is founder of the Middle East Policy Initiative Forum, and human security consultant to the Oxford Research Group.
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