The Anthropocene: Politik—Economics—Society—Science

Decolonising Conflicts, Security, Peace, Gender, Environment and Development in the Anthropocene

Editors: Oswald Spring, Úrsula, Brauch, Hans Günter (Eds.)

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  • Peer-reviewed texts prepared for the 27th Conference of the International Peace Research Association (IPRA) in 2018 in Ahmedabad in India
    Two pioneers of global peace research: Johan Galtung from Norway wote a Foreword and Betty Reardon from the United States a Preface
    Innovative case studies by peace researchers on decolonising conflicts, security, peace, gender, environment and development in the Anthropocene, the new epoch of earth and human history
    New theoretical perspectives by senior and junior scholars from Europe and Latin America on peace ecology, transformative peace, peaceful societies, and Gandhi’s non-violence policy
    Case studies on climate change, SDGs and peace in India; conflicts in Kenya, Nigeria, South Sudan, Turkey, Brazil and Mexico; Roma in Hungary; the refugee crisis in Bangladesh; peace action in Indonesia and India/Pakistan; and peace education in Nepal

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In this book 25 authors from the Global South (19) and the Global North (6) address conflicts, security, peace, gender, environment and development. Four parts cover I) peace research epistemology; II) conflicts, families and vulnerable people; III) peacekeeping, peacebuilding and transitional justice; and IV) peace and education. Part I deals with peace ecology, transformative peace, peaceful societies, Gandhi’s non-violent policy and disobedient peace. Part II discusses urban climate change, climate rituals, conflicts in Kenya, the sexual abuse of girls, farmer-herder conflicts in Nigeria, wartime sexual violence facing refugees, the traditional conflict and peacemakingprocess of Kurdish tribes, Hindustani family shame, and communication with Roma. Part III analyses norms of peacekeeping, violent non-state actors in Brazil, the art of peace in Mexico, grass-roots post-conflict peacebuilding in Sulawesi, hydrodiplomacyin the Indus River Basin, the Rohingya refugee crisis, and transitional justice. Part IV assesses SDGs and peace in India, peace education in Nepal, and infrastructure-based development and peace in West Papua.
• Peer-reviewed texts prepared for the 27th Conference of the International Peace Research Association (IPRA) in 2018 in Ahmedabad in India.• Contributions from two pioneers of global peace research:a foreword by Johan Galtung from Norway and a preface by Betty Reardon from the United States.• Innovative case studies by peace researchers on decolonising conflicts, security, peace, gender, environment and development in the Anthropocene, the new epoch of earth and human history.• New theoretical perspectives by senior and junior scholars from Europe and Latin America on peace ecology, transformative peace, peaceful societies, and Gandhi’s non-violence policy.• Case studies on climate change, SDGs and peace in India; conflicts in Kenya, Nigeria, South Sudan, Turkey, Brazil and Mexico; Roma in Hungary;the refugee crisis in Bangladesh; peace action in Indonesia and India/Pakistan; and peace education in Nepal.

About the authors

​Ursula Oswald Spring, National Autonomous, University of Mexico(UNAM), Mexico.Hans Günter Brauch, Peace Research & European Security Studies.Mosbach, Germany.

Table of contents (25 chapters)

Table of contents (25 chapters)
  • Decolonising Peace in the Anthropocene: Introduction Towards an Alternative Understanding of Peace and Security

    Pages 1-47

    Oswald Spring, Úrsula

  • Peace Ecology in the Anthropocene

    Pages 51-185

    Brauch, Hans Günter

  • Transformative and Participative Peace: A Theoretical and Methodological Proposal of Epistemology for Peace and Conflict Studies

    Pages 187-207

    Ramos Muslera, Esteban A.

  • Peaceful Societies Through Social Cohesion? The Power of Paradigms for Normative and Interdisciplinary Research

    Pages 209-244

    Marej, Katarina

  • The National and Universal Importance of the Non-violent Policy of Mohandas K. Gandhi

    Pages 245-277

    Jahn, Egbert

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Decolonising Conflicts, Security, Peace, Gender, Environment and Development in the Anthropocene
Editors
  • Úrsula Oswald Spring
  • Hans Günter Brauch
Series Title
The Anthropocene: Politik—Economics—Society—Science
Series Volume
30
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-62316-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-62316-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-62315-9
Series ISSN
2367-4024
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXX, 749
Number of Illustrations
14 b/w illustrations, 33 illustrations in colour
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