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Asian Peace Psychology

A Special Issue of Peace and Conflict, 1st Edition

Edited by Richard V. Wagner

Psychology Press

112 pages

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Paperback: 9780805895728
pub: 2003-12-01
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These six articles place conflicts in Asia within the context of peace psychology, catalogues the diversity of conflicts in Asia, describes the inspiring success Philippine citizens have had in effecting drastic change in political leadership through nonviolent protest, and examines stereotypes in Sino-Japanese relations.

Research on two extremist groups in Pakistan-one endorsing and one not endorsing violent confrontation is then examined.

The concluding article contributes to the argument that Asia can provide novel examples of conflict that broaden our perspective.

Table of Contents

Volume 9, Numer 3, 2003Contents: R.V. Wagner, Foreword to Asian Peace Psychology. C.J. Montiel, Peace Psychology in Asia. M.E. Macapagal, J. Nario-Galace, Social Psychology of People Power II in the Philippines. L. Oppenheimer, I. Kuipers, Filipino Children's Understanding of Peace, War, and Strategies to Attain Peace. Y. Kashima, E.S. Kashima, M. Gelfand, S. Goto, T. Takata, K. Takemura, Z. Zhang, War and Peace in East Asia: Sino-Japanese Relations and National Stereotypes. N. Khan, P.B. Smith, Profiling the Politically Violent in Pakistan. K. Leung, Asian Peace Psychology: What Can It Offer?

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Social Psychology