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The Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology

Daniel J. Christie (Editor-in-Chief)

ISBN: 978-1-405-19644-4 December 2011 Wiley-Blackwell 1376 Pages


The Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology, available online through Wiley Online Library 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, child abuse, and more
  • A valuable reference for psychologists, and scholars, students, and practitioners in peace and conflict studies

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  An ALA 2013 Outstanding Reference Source

Volume I

List of Entries by Topic ix

Notes on Contributors xv

Preface liii

Acknowledgments lvii

Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology A–Em 1–416

Volume II

List of Entries by Topic ix

Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology Eq–Po 417–844

Volume III

List of Entries by Topic ix

Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology Po–Z 845–1193

Name Index 1194

Subject Index 1221

“When I look at some of the other reference books that come to Reference Reviews, with their double alphabetical sequences, inadequate cross-referencing, no thought given to a choice of sought terms for headings, no indexes, no mention of useful web resources, etc., I am really impressed with the design of this book. ”  (Reference Reviews, 1 December 2012)

“Summing Up: Essential.  Libraries supporting programs in peace psychology.  Optional.  Other libraries supporting upper-level undergraduates and above.   (Choice, 1 July  2012)