© 2012

Representations of Peace and Conflict

  • Stephen Gibson
  • Simon Mollan

Part of the Rethinking Political Violence series book series (RPV)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

    1. Stephen Gibson, Simon Mollan
      Pages 1-20
  3. Peace Movements and Resistance

  4. Militaries and Militarization

  5. Psychological Dimensions

  6. Religious Dimensions

  7. Memory and Memorialization

About this book


This edited volume brings together a series of contributions exploring the socio-cultural and psychological representation of peace and conflict. It ventures into areas of the humanities and social sciences not typically foregrounded in Peace Studies, such psychology, sociology, media studies, cultural studies, history, and geography.


conflict Cultural Studies Israel media studies memory participation Peace peace and conflict Peace studies psychology religion service sociology violence

Editors and affiliations

  • Stephen Gibson
    • 1
  • Simon Mollan
    • 2
  1. 1.York St John UniversityUK
  2. 2.University of LiverpoolUK

About the editors

NEIL FERGUSON Department of Psychology, Liverpool Hope University, UK K. NEIL JENKINGS School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, Newcastle University, UK PAULINE KOLLONTAI Faculty of Education & Theology, York St John University, UK ROBERT D. LOWE School of Psychology, University of Central Lancashire, UK ROSS MCGARRY Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology, University of Liverpool, UK ORLA MULDOON Department of Psychology, University of Limerick, Rep. of Ireland CORINNA PENISTON-BIRD Department of History, Lancaster University, UK MAURO SARRICA Department of Communication and Social Research, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy JON SIMONS Department of Communication & Culture, Indiana University Bloomington, USA JON STEWART Brighton Institute of Modern Music, UK JOHN TULLOCH Lincoln School of Journalism, University of Lincoln, UK JANE TYNAN School of Fashion and Textiles, Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, University of the Arts London, UK LUCIEN VAN LIERE Department of Religious Studies and Theology, Utrecht University, The Netherlands ANNELIES VERDOOLAEGE Department of African Languages and Cultures, Ghent University, Belgium JOAO WACHELKE Department of Applied Psychology, University of Padua, Italy and Social Psychology of Communication and Cognition Laboratory, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil RACHEL WOODWARD School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, Newcastle University, UK NIGEL YOUNG Editor in Chief, Oxford International Encyclopaedia of Peace and Honorary Research Professor of Peace Studies, Colgate University, USA

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