Psychiatry

Peace, Conflict, and Violence. Peace Psychology for the 21st by Daniel J. Christie, Richard V. Wagner, Deborah DuNann Winter

By Daniel J. Christie, Richard V. Wagner, Deborah DuNann Winter

Peace, clash, and Violence brings jointly the major options, topics, theories, and practices which are defining peace psychology as we commence the twenty first century. This accomplished publication is rooted in psychology, yet incorporates a wide variety of interpersonal, neighborhood, nationwide and overseas contexts, a number of degrees of study from micro to macro, and multi-disciplinary views. It displays the breadth of the sphere and captures the most highbrow currents in peace psychology. provides four major currents: violence, social inequalities, peacemaking, and the pursuit of social justice. includes a wide selection of issues, together with ethnic clash, kinfolk violence, hate crimes, militarism, clash administration, social justice, nonviolent ways to peace, and peace schooling. perfect for readers attracted to peace schooling, foreign experiences, psychology, political technological know-how, anthropology, and sociology.

Show description

Read Online or Download Peace, Conflict, and Violence. Peace Psychology for the 21st Century PDF

Similar psychiatry books

Religion and Psychiatry: Beyond Boundaries (World Psychiatric Association)

Faith (and spirituality) is especially a lot alive and shapes the cultural values and aspirations of psychiatrist and sufferer alike, as does the alternative of now not selecting with a selected religion. sufferers carry their ideals and convictions into the doctor-patient courting. The problem for psychological overall healthiness execs, no matter what their very own global view, is to boost and refine their vocabularies such that they really comprehend what's communicated to them by way of their sufferers.

Psychiatry an Evidence Based Text

A profession in psychiatry is without doubt one of the so much worthwhile and hard in drugs. The trainee calls for a really huge wisdom base to prevail, and an authoritative but approachable resource of data is vital. This e-book brings jointly professional wisdom and talents from throughout all components of psychiatry to offer a radical yet undemanding consultant to good fortune in psychiatric education, with a selected specialize in the Royal collage of Psychiatrists' MRCPsych exam.

Hypnosis and Stress: A Guide for Clinicians

Hypnosis and rigidity offers a realistic method of utilizing hypnosis with sufferers struggling with quite a lot of rigidity comparable difficulties. leading edge in its method, this ebook integrates conventional techniques in hypnosis with Ericksonian and Rossi's method of hypnotherapy. the main up to date study is mentioned and a versatile, 'hands-on' framework is equipped for training hypnotherapy, including:detailed guidance on carrying out medical interviewsexamples of getting ready the sufferer for hypnosistemplates of medical 'scripts' to be used in sessionssolutions for facing catharsisdiscussion of inter-professional collaboration.

Extra info for Peace, Conflict, and Violence. Peace Psychology for the 21st Century

Sample text

One area of controversy in intimate violence involves the question of violence against men by women. While some family systems sociologists engage in national surveys and find virtually identical levels of violence between men and women in families (Berk, Berk, Loseke, & Rauma, 1983; Gelles & Straus, 1988), hospital, police, survey, and homicide data all indicate that women are Direct Violence 26 hanned by intimate violence in vastly greater proportions than are men. As Gelles writes: Unfortunately, almost all of those who try to make the case that there are as many battered men as battered women tend to omit or reduce to a parenthetical phrase the fact that no matter how much violence there is or who initiates the violence, women are as much as 10 times more likely than men to be injured in acts of domestic violence.

Limit their scope ofjustice to include only certain people, thereby perpetuating the socially unjust conditions of structural violence. Authors in Section II also look carefully at the targets of structural violence, especially women and children, because they are disproportionately harmed by structural violence worldwide. An emerging problem of the twenty-first century is globalization, which refers to the worldwide push for free markets that leave in their wake enormous inequalities on a large scale.

Finally, cyclical abusers are emotionally volatile and experience an extreme need to control intimacy. The growing recognition of a variety of psychological profiles of batterers will lead to more sophisticated, and hopefully effective, remedies for violence. In addition, the psychological complexity of battery contributes to sociological research, thereby bridging the gap between psychological and sociological approaches to intimate vio- 22 lence. For example, recent sociological research on the widespread practice of arresting batterers shows that only some types of batterers are likely to be deterred by arrest.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.32 of 5 – based on 13 votes