The Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology

The Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology

Online ISBN: 9780470672532

DOI: 10.1002/9780470672532

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The Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology, available online here or as a three-volume print set, is a state-of-the-art resource featuring almost 300 entries contributed by leading international scholars that examine the psychological dimensions of peace and conflict studies.

  • First reference work to focus exclusively on psychological analyses and perspectives on peace and conflict

  • Cross-disciplinary, linking psychology to other social science disciplines

  • Includes nearly 300 entries written and edited by leading scholars in the field from around the world

  • Examines key concepts, theories, methods, issues, and practices that are defining this growing field in the 21st century

  • Includes timely topics such as genocide, hate crimes, torture, terrorism, racism and child abuse

  • A valuable reference for psychologists, and scholars, students, and practitioners in peace and conflict studies

  • To view free sample content, see the box below "Free sample entries"

Free sample entries

You can view abstracts of all the entries in the Encyclopedia; in addition, we have made a number of entries available for free, in full, for you to get a real taste of the Encyclopedia. You can access them via the "Sample Content" link under "About This Book".

  • Moral Disengagement

  • Preventative Diplomacy

  • Genocide and Mass Killing

  • Community-Based Participatory Action Research

  • Peace Psychology: definition, scope, impact

  • Child Soldiers

  • Social Dominance Theory

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Cover of Encyclopedia of Peace PsychologyThe three-volume print set of this encyclopedia is a state-of-the-art resource featuring almost 300 entries contributed by leading international scholars that examine the psychological dimensions of peace and conflict studies. Please go to www.wiley.com for further details on the print version.

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