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The Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology, 1st Edition

  • Daniel Christie
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  • ISBN-10: 0470672536
  • ISBN-13: 9780470672532
  • DDC: 303.6
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1376 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released June 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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The Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology, available online through Wiley Online Library orĀ as a three-volume print set, features nearly 300 entries from leading international scholars that examine the psychological dimensions of peace and conflict studies. Entries provide key concepts, methods, issues, theories, and practices that define peace psychology in the twenty-first century. Thought-provoking entries situate psychology in relation to other social science disciplines and provide a concise overview of issues such as hate crimes, genocide, racism, torture and other human rights violations, terrorism, child abuse, and many other topics that are relevant to human well being and survival. An invaluable resource for deepening our understanding of the contributions of psychology to peace, The Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology also offers a wealth of insights into constructive ways in which psychology can be applied by private citizens and policy makers for the promotion of peace and social justice around the world.


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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Dedication Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Managing Editors and International Advisory Board Members.
Brief Contents.
List of Entries by Topic.
Notes on Contributors.
1: Action Teaching.
2: Activism, Antiwar.
3: Activism, Psychology of Social.
4: Affect: Origins and Targets of Hate.
5: Aggression.
6: Aggression and Competition.
7: Alternative Dispute Resolution.
8: Alternatives to Violence.
9: Anti-Bias Education.
10: Anti-Semitism, Psychology of.
11: Apologies and Forgiveness.
12: Appreciative Inquiry.
13: Archival Research.
14: Asylum Seekers and Refugees, Attitudes Toward.
15: Attribution Theory, Intergroup Conflict and.
16: Authoritarian Personality.
17: Buddhism and Peace Psychology.
18: Bullying.
19: Bystander Intervention.
20: Child Soldiers.
21: Child Soldiers, Traditional Healing and.
22: Child Soldiers and Mental Health.
23: Children, Peace and Aggression in.
24: Children, Psychosocial Interventions with.
25: Children and Armed Conflict: Strategic Review of Machel Study.
26: Children and Human Rights.
27: Children and Political Violence.
28: Children and Resilience.
29: Children's Conceptions of Peace.
30: Children's Exposure to Violence.
31: Civil Society Cooperative Projects for Peace.
32: Climate Change and Violence.
33: Coexistence Education.
34: Cognition: Creative Versus Dogmatic.
35: Cognitive Complexity.
36: Collective Efficacy.
37: Collective Memories of Intergroup Conflict.
38: Collective Narcissism.
39: Collective Remembering.
40: Colonialism and Postcolonialism: Psychological Dimensions.
41: Common Ingroup Identity Model.
42: Communication, Listening, and Conflict Resolution Skills.
43: Comparative Case Studies.
44: Conflict, Asymmetric.
45: Conflict, Culture of.
46: Conflict, Escalation and De-escalation of.
47: Conflict, Ethos of.
48: Conflict, Intractable.
49: Conflict: Levels of Analysis.
50: Conflict, Reduction of Intergroup.
51: Conflict Escalation, Psychological Factors in.
52: Conflict Management, Proactive.
53: Conflict Management, Resolution, and Transformation.
54: Conflict Management Styles.
55: Conflict Resolution, Interactive.
56: Conflict Resolution, Sociopsychologlcal Barriers to.
57: Conflict Resolution in Nonhuman Primates.
58: Conflict Resolution in Schools.
59: Conflicts, Constructive.
60: Conscientization.
61: Conservative Ideology.
62: Constructive Controversy.
63: Contact Theory: Extended and Parasocial.
64: Contact Theory, Intergroup.
65: Cooperation and Competition.
66: Cooperative Learning.
67: Coping: Emotion and Problem-Focused.
68: Corporate Social Responsibility: Applying Contact Theory and Mediation.
69: Counseling and Social Justice.
70: Counterterrorism, Psychological Aspects of.
71: Critical and Radical Psychology.
72: Critical Security Studies.
73: Cultural Carriers.
74: Culture and Conflict.
75: Culture of Peace.
76: Cyberbullying.
77: Decision-Making, Psychological Dimensions of Foreign Policy.
78: Decision-Making, the Role of Emotions in Foreign Policy.
79: Dehumanization, Infrahumanizaion, and Naturalization.
80: Delegitimization.
81: Deprovincialization.
82: Desegregation.
83: Dialogue Methods.
84: Diffusion of Responsibility.
85: Diplomacy, Preventive.
86: Disaster Research.
87: Discourse Theory and Peace.
88: Discrimination.
89: Dispute Resolution, Online.
90: Do No Harm.
91: Domestic Violence: Feminist Perspective.
92: Drama Theory.
93: Dynamical Systems Theory: Applications to Peace and Conflict.
94: Ecological Model.
95: Emotion.
96: Emotional Appeals, Mobilizing through.
97: Emotional Climate for Peace.
98: Emotional Orientation, Collective.
99: Emotions in Violence and Peace, Intergroup.
100: Empathy.
101: Empathy, Ethnocultural.
102: Empathy, Intergroup: Regarding the Suffering of Others.
103: Empathy in the Process of Forgiveness.
104: Empathy Training and Listening Skills.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
1: Equity Theory.
2: Ethical Considerations in Peace Psychology.
3: Ethnocentrism.
4: Evolutionary Psychology.
5: Experimentation, Design, and Analysis.
6: Family Violence and Abuse.
7: Fear, Politics of.
8: Forgiveness, Intergroup.
9: Forgiveness, Interpersonal.
10: Game Theory: Conflict and Cooperation.
11: Gangs and Political Violence, Children and Youth Involvement in.
12: Gender and International Relations.
13: Gender and Terrorism.
14: Gender-Based Violence.
15: Gender Inequality.
16: Gendering Peace Psychology.
17: Genocide and Mass Killing: Origins and Prevention.
18: Girls in Armed Groups.
19: Globalization and Conflict.
20: Grounded Theory.
21: Groupthink.
22: Guilt: Personal and Collective.
23: Hetero-Referentiality and Divided Societies.
24: Human Needs Theory, Conflict, and Peace.
25: Human Rights and Human Rights Violations, Psychological Aspects of.
26: Humanitarian Military Intervention, Support for.
27: Humanitarian Workers, Managing Stress in.
28: Humiliation and Dignity.
29: Identity-Based Conflicts, the ARIA Contingency Approach to.
30: Identity Conflicts, Managing Intractable.
31: Ideology.
32: Image Theory.
33: Interfaith Dialogue.
34: Intergroup Conflict, Theories of.
35: Intergroup Hatred: Psychological Dimensions.
36: Intergroup Threat Theory.
37: Intergroup Violence and Psychosocial Interventions, Cycles of.
38: International Relations, Psychological Perspectives on.
39: Internet Data Collection.
40: Interrogation, Psychology and.
41: Just War Theory.
42: Laboratory Experiments.
43: Language, Violent and Peaceful Uses of.
44: Levels of Analysis Problem.
45: Liberation Psychology.
46: Lucifer Effect.
47: Markov Chain Models of Negotiators’ Communication.
48: Media and Peace: Emerging Technologies.
49: Media and Peace: Traditional Outlets.
50: Media Violence, Effects of.
51: Mediation.
52: Meta-Analysis.
53: Militarism and Who Benefits.
54: Militaristic Attitude.
55: Military Psychology.
56: Mindfulness.
57: Minimal Group Paradigm.
58: Mobilization: Peaceful and Violent.
59: Monitoring Human Rights in Educational Settings.
60: Moral Conviction.
61: Moral Development.
62: Moral Disengagement.
63: Moral Exclusion.
64: Mortality Salience in Peace and Conflict.
65: Multidimensional Scaling Methods in Peace Psychology.
66: Narrative Analysis.
67: Narrative Psychology.
68: National Political Cultures.
69: Native Peacemaking.
70: Negotiating Strategies and Processes, Psychological Aspects of.
71: Negotiation, Principled.
72: Negotiation, Role of Emotions in.
73: Negotiations and Trust.
74: Nonviolence, Psychology of.
75: Nonviolent Democratic Transitions.
76: Nonviolent Dispositions.
77: Normative Influence, Theories of.
78: Obedience.
79: Obedience to Authority.
80: Occupation.
81: Othering of People and Phenomena.
82: Pacifism, Psychology of.
83: Participatory Action Research, Community-Based.
84: Patriotism and Nationalism.
85: Peace, Overcoming Psychological-Cognitive Barriers to.
86: Peace, Positive and Negative.
87: Peace and Coexistence Programs in the Israeli-Palestinian and Middle East Context.
88: Peace and Conflict Studies Versus Peace Science.
89: Peace Education.
90: Peace Education: Lessons Learned in Israel/Palestine, Research on.
91: Peace Journalism.
92: Peace Psychology: Contributions from Africa.
93: Peace Psychology: Contributions from Asia.
94: Peace Psychology: Contributions from Europe.
95: Peace Psychology: Contributions from North America.
96: Peace Psychology: Definitions, Scope, and Impact.
97: Peace Psychology, Philosophical Foundations of.
98: Peace Psychology in Australia.
99: Peace Studies, Psychological Contributions to.
100: Peace Zones.
101: Peaceful Personality.
102: Peacekeeping, Psychology of.
103: People Power.
104: Personality Processes in Interpersonal Conflict, Assessing.
105: Police-Community Relations.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
1: Political Personality Profiling.
2: Political Psychology and Peace.
3: Positioning Theory.
4: Positive Psychology and Peace Psychology.
5: Post-Conflict Psychosocial Intervention.
6: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Peace.
7: Post-Violence Reconstruction.
8: Power: Hard, Soft, and Smart.
9: Praxis.
10: Prejudice, Types and Origins of.
11: Prejudice Reduction, Approaches to.
12: Problematization.
13: Prosocial Behavior.
14: Protestant Work Ethic.
15: Psychological Warfare.
16: Psychologists for Social Responsibility.
17: Psychosocial Accompaniment of Victims of Political Violence.
18: Psychosocial Impact of Political Violence.
19: Psychospiritual Harmony.
20: Qualitative Methods and Coding.
21: Quantitative Methods and Coding.
22: Questionnaires in Conflict Research, Use of.
23: Racism.
24: Reconciliation, Collective Memory and.
25: Reconciliation: Instrumental and Socioemotional Aspects.
26: Refugee Mental Health.
27: Refugee Mental Health Interventions.
28: Refugees and Asylum Seekers: Stereotyping and Prejudice.
29: Relative Deprivation Theory.
30: Restorative Conferencing, Method of.
31: Restorative Justice.
32: Restorative Justice: Some Archetypal Roots.
33: Ripeness Theory.
34: Role Playing as a Training and Assessment Tool.
35: Security.
36: Security Dilemma in Structural International Relations Theory.
37: Self-Efficacy.
38: Seville Statement on Violence.
39: Sexual Harassment.
40: Siege Mentality.
41: Simulation: Learning through Role Playing and Design.
42: Social and Emotional Learning.
43: Social Dilemmas.
44: Social Dominance Theory.
45: Social Identity Theory.
46: Social Influence.
47: Social Injustice.
48: Social Interdependence Theory.
49: Social Justice Education.
50: Social Psychological Peace Research.
51: Social Representation Theory.
52: Social Representations of History.
53: Social Representations of Reconciliation.
54: Social Representations of War and Peace.
55: Socialization.
56: Sport and Peace Psychology.
57: Stereotype Threat and Intergroup Relations.
58: Stereotypes.
59: Storytelling as a Peacebuilding Method.
60: Suicide Among War Veterans.
61: Suicide Terrorism.
62: Survey Research in Peace Psychology.
63: Symbols, Symbolism, and Mass Action.
64: System Justification Theory.
65: Terror Management Theory: Why War?.
66: Terrorism, Psychology of.
67: Terrorists, Psychology of.
68: Threat, Kinds and Effects of.
69: Threats, Inflation of National Security.
70: Tolerance for Diverse Groups.
71: Transcend Method.
72: Transitional Context.
73: Transitional Justice Systems, Psychology and.
74: Trauma - From an Individual and a Group Perspective.
75: Trauma, Intergenerational Transmission of.
76: Traumatic Stress, Perpetration-Induced.
77: Tribal Culture and Violence.
78: Trust and Distrust.
79: Truth and Reconciliation Commissions, Psychological Impact of.
80: Us and Them: Moderating Dichotomous Ingroup/Outgroup Thinking.
81: Values, Nonviolence, and Peace Psychology.
82: Victimhood, Collective.
83: Violence, Youth.
84: Violent Video Games and Aggression.
85: War: US Children and Parental Deployment.
86: War Veterans and Family Violence.
87: Women and Peace Hypothesis.
88: Xenophobia.
Name Index.
Subject Index.