Origins of Peace Studies (PS). Peace Studies. PS = an inter-disciplinary field, primarily (but not exclusively) based in the social sciences that blends peace research + peace action + peace education. Peace Research: Big Focus on War and Internal Violence.
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Origins of Peace Studies (PS)
an inter-disciplinary field, primarily (but not exclusively) based in the social sciences that blends
peace research + peace action + peace education
The development in Europe of independent institutes, many of them with private and government funding (very much in reaction to the Cold War and the arms race)
Peace research has ranged from war prevention, arms reduction through how to prepare children for non-violence and how to create justice and rights in society
“PEACE IS THE ANSWER…what are the questions?”
believe in A.J. Muste’s claim:
“There is no way to peace,
peace is the way”