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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Peace -- Research,
  • International relations -- Research.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementKenneth E. Boulding.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJX1904.5 .B69
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 143 p. :
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19775083M
ISBN 100292764472, 0292764480

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A policy for peace aims to speed up the historically slow, painful, but persistent transition from a state of continual war and turmoil to one of continual peace. In a stable peace, the war-peace system is tipped firmly toward peace and away from the cycle of folly, illusion, and ill will that leads to war. This book offers a number of reasonable and easily attainable policies directed toward the goal of a stable peace in the nuclear age. His recommendations include the removal of national boundaries from political agendas, the encouragement of reciprocal acts of good will between potential enemies, the practice of nonviolence, the development of governmental and nongovernmental agencies to. It is important to apply the distinction between conditional and stable peace also in such studies. -- from the Foreword by Alexander L. George About the Author James E. Goodby is an Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Stanford University and has been a diplomat, negotiator, and policy advisor in several US administrations from Format: Paperback.   This book builds on the original conceptualization of stable peace by Kenneth Boulding and adds contemporary theoretical and empirical understandings of its nature, causes, conditions, dimensions, and prospects for consolidation and expansion. In original research, fifteen international Pages:

A very informative but difficult book. Mr. Kupchan is obviously a very well-read and smart man by the way he tries to synthesize history for us and show what are "sufficient" vs "necessary" conditions for a stable/cold peace to break out and eventually evolve into a friendship (if at all)/5.   Kupchan's magisterial accomplishment, drawing on an extraordinary range of theories and cases, is to provide an overarching account of when and why countries in conflict move toward stable peaceThis book will be read by scholars and policy thinkers for a very long time. Foreign Affairs - Book Edition: Course Book. Stable Peace Finalist, National Book Awards for Contemporary Thought. This book builds on the original conceptualization of stable peace by Kenneth Boulding and adds contemporary theoretical and empirical understandings of its nature, causes, conditions, dimensions, and prospects for consolidation and expansion. In original research, fifteen international scholars assess the policy relevance of stable peace for the Middle East peace process and for the future of.

Summary of Stable Peace By Kenneth Boulding Summary written by Conflict Research Consortium Staff Citation: Boulding, Kenneth. Stable Peace. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, , pp. Stable Peace presents policies for creating and sustaining stable international peace. Modern warfare is increasingly devastating and costly. Nations can no longer afford to merely hope. Now try this mini-quiz. 1. The following descriptions have been taken from Michael Lund's book Preventing Violent Conflict. Which best describes the phase known as Stable Peace? A. A situation in which tension and suspicion among parties run high but violence is either absent or only sporadic. B. A policy for peace aims to speed up the historically slow, painful, but persistent transition from a state of continual war and turmoil to one of continual peace. In a stable peace, the war-peace system is tipped firmly toward peace and away from the cycle of folly, illusion, and ill will that leads to : University of Texas Press. Even with stable peace, however, there are degrees. "Stable peace is a developmental process, not merely the absence of visible violence."[6] Within a relatively short time after World War I, even before the establishment of the Common Market, Western Europe could already be called a stable peace system.