Gerald W. Schalabach, Ed., Just Policing, Not War: An alternative Approach to World Violence is 256 pp. from Liturgical Press.
Offerings from Conciliation Resource (CR) include:Sudan-Uganda’s perilous border: A new study looking at the impact of decades of conflict on Sudanese communities; Strengthening citizens’ security, CR’s latest ‘Peace, security and development update, reviews the successes, challenges and lessons learned from a completed project in West Africa; Building paths to peace – Bo Peace and Reconciliation Movement: A book of community peacebuilding case studies and lessons learned from Sierra Leone; Dialogue through film DVD: Films from a two-year project to bring together young Karabakhis and Azerbaijanis; and CR’s ebulletin, all via: http://www.c-r.org/index.php.
Matt Meyer and Elavie Ndura-Ouédraogo, Eds.,Seeds of New Hope: Pan-African Peace Studies for the 21st Centurybrings together leading academics and activists from four continents, presenting on issues relating to war and peace in Africa, with a focus on areas of positive change and concrete developments in justice-based initiatives. For more information and to order this book please visit www.africaworldpressbooks.com.
The Africa Peace and Conflict Network (APCN) has released several new, open-access publications, including full research papers, Briefings, and a photo journal, that are available at: www.africaworkinggroup.org/publications.
The online Encyclopedia of Peace Education provides a comprehensive overview of scholarly developments in the field to date as well as new insights from across the globe at: http://www.tc.edu/centers/epe/.
Loreta Navarro-Castro and Jasmin Nario Galace, Peace Education: A pathway to a culture of peacetalks about peace education: its philosophy, its themes and how to create a peaceable classroom. The book is available online and can be downloaded from: www.peace-ed-campaign.org/Peace Education-Castro-Galace.pdf.
The Discover Human Rights Institute at The Advocates for Human Rights has recently published a teaching guide suitable for 9th graders through to adult learners, The Road to Peace: A Teaching Guide on Local and Global Transitional Justice. The teaching guide contains ten lesson plans on conflict resolution and restoration of justice in the aftermath of war, and is available at o cost as a dowloadabel PDF file, or in hard copy for $20, from: http://discoverhumanrights.org/3e4d356b-9922-4a97-afa7-918957e53e86.html?NodeId.
The Human Rights Education Associates (HREA)’s first issue of Research in Human Rights Education Papers, published in August 2007, is now available in digital format in PDF at: http://www.hrea.org/index.php?doc_id=863.
A special issue of In Factis Paxwith the proceedings of 2008 International Institute on Peace Education (IIPE 2008). “Critical Pedagogy: Educating for Justice and Peace,” is available for free at http://www.infactispax.org/
Transcend University’s Transcend Research Institute currently offers the following Research papers for free downloading: Dietrich Fischer, Pooja Chawda, Francesco Marelli, Paul Schultz, Sandi Shannon and Kathrin Thalhammer: “A Living Income for Everyone on Earth;” Johan Galtung: The “Scientific Outlook on Development” Hu Jintao’s Speech to the 17th Communist Party of China Congress;” Nafeez Ahmed: “The IRAN THREAT: Why War Won’t Work;” Christian Beyer: “Transcending a China-ASEAN Conflict: The Spratley Islands;” George Kent: “Designing a World Without Hunger;” Johan Galtung, Branislav Gosovic, Ashok Kosla and Ann Zammit: “THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS: A Diversion From The Path of Sustainable Development;” Johan Galtung and Michael Kuur-Sorensen: “Images of Conflict: Bourdieu, Foucault and Habermas;” Fabio Fossati: “Beyond the End of Violence and Conflict Freezing;” and Marianne Perez: “Peace Journalism Case Study: US Media Coverage of the War in Iraq,” from: http://www.transcend.org/tri/.
The Progam on Negotiationat Harvard University Law School, Negotiation, is published monthly, one year for $147, two years for $244, from Negotiation, P.O. Box 230, Boyds, MD 20841 (800)391-8629, www.pon.havard.edu/Sep2.
Earthwatch, the world’s largest environmental volunteer organization, founded in 1971, works globally to help the people of the planet volunteer realize a sustainable environment: http://www.earthwatch.org/.
Avaaz.org works internationally on environmental and peace and justice issues: http://www.avaaz.org.
The Environmental Defense Fund works on environmental issues and policy, primarily in the U.S.: http://edf.org.
Green Ships, in fall 2008, was is asking Congress to act to speed the development of new energy efficient ships that can take thousands of trucks off Atlantic and Pacific Coast highways, moving freight up and down the costs with far less carbon emissions and more cheaply: http://www.greenships.org.
The center for defense information now carries regular reports on Global Warming & International Security at: http://www.cdi.org.
Global Beat, has been an excellent source of information and further sources for Nonviolent Change, at: http://www.nyu.edu/globalbeat. Global Beat also has an E-mail list serve.
The International Crisis Group (ICG) carries regular reports and sets of recommendations about difficult developing situations around the globe, and has been an extremely helpful source of information and ideas for this journal: http://www.crisisgroup.org/home/index.cfm. ICG also has a regular E-mail report circulation service that can be subscribed to on its web site.
The Pulitzer Center, whose mission is to promote in-depth coverage of international affairs, focusing on topics that have been under-reported, mis-reported – or not reported at all: http://www.pulitzercenter.org/.
Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR): www.acr.net.
World Security Institute and the Center for Defense Information: www.worldsecurityinstitute.org. The World Security Institute (WSI) offers audio podcast programming in its list of interactive communication features at the iTunes Music Store, WSI’s podcasts will include audio recordings of press conferences, panel discussions, and interviews with WSI experts hosted by WSI or in collaboration with other media outlets. Download iTunes at www.apple.com/itunes. Find WSI podcasts by searching for “World Security Institute” under the podcast section of the iTunes Music Store, or by clicking this link: http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=215717216, The WSI Brussels Security Blog aims to continue and expand the efforts of the World Security Institute, Brussels, to inform, stimulate, and shape the debate around the security and defense dilemmas facing Europe and the world, with a view to formulating effective and lasting solutions, posting regular commentary related to: Afghanistan, the Balkans, Darfur, ESDP, Iran, Iraq, Missile Defence, NATO, OSCE, Peace Support Operations, and Terrorism, at: http://wsibrusselsblog.org/.
The Universal Human Rights Index Website is a database for finding information and documents produced by the various components of the UN human rights system. It can easily do searches, by keywords and other methods on inquiry, at: http://www.universalhumanrightsindex.org/.
The Stanley Foundation, “brings fresh voices and original ideas to debates on global and regional problems. The foundation seeks a secure peace with freedom and justice, built on world citizenship and effective global governance,” is at: www.stanleyfoundation.org.
Awakening the Dreamer, Changing the Dream runs on line discussions of “the most critical issue and greatest opportunity of our time and what you can do about it,” at: http://www.awakeningthedreamer.org/.
Peacework Magazine, “Global Thought and Local Action for Nonviolent Social Change” (also in print), published by the American Friends Service Committee – New England, 2161 Mass. Ave., Cambridge, MA 02140 (617)661.6130, email@example.com, is at: www.peaceworkmagazine.org.
Peace and Collaborative Development Networking at: http://internationalpeaceandconflict.ning.com/, is a free professional networking site to encourage interaction between individuals and organizations worldwide involved in development, peace, conflict resolution and related fields.
The Peace Education Center, IIPE, and Global Campaign for Peace Education invite have a global online initiative “the Peace Education Online Communities,” at: www.c-i-p-e.org/forum. The Peace Education Online Community is an interactive website that enables members of the global community to communicate and interact with each other through a number of tools including: online discussions, collaborative working spaces, an updatable calendar of events, member profiles, reports of institutes, the sharing of files and papers including sample curricula and best practices from local communities, and much, much more. This web-based initiative was developed to support the members and participants of the International Institute on Peace Education, Community-based Institutes on Peace Education, and the Global Campaign for Peace Education, and other concerned educators. For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. The Global Campaign for Peace Education Newsletter is usually published as a list serve monthly, with subscription and back issues at: www.tc.edu/PeaceEd/newsletter.
The Global Campaign for Peace Education (GCPE) e-newsletter provides a monthly bulletin of GCPE news, events, action alerts and reports of peace education activities and developments from around the world. Back issues of the newsletter are archived online at www.tc.edu/PeaceEd/newsletter. To subscribe via E-mail go to: http://c-i-p-e.org/elist/?p=subscribe&id=2.
The Organization Development Institute is a nonprofit educational association organized in 1968 to promote a better understanding of and to disseminate information about organization development, at: http://www.odinstitute.org/.