Global Nonkilling Leadership First Forum Proceedings

Author: Ha'aheo Guanson

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Page: 342

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The First Global Nonkilling Leadership Forum convened in Honolulu, Hawai'i during November 1-4, 2007, organized by the Center for Global Nonviolence and co-sponsored by the Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace, University of Hawai'i, and the Mu Ryang Sa Buddhist Temple of Hawai'i. This volume collects over sixty texts following presentations of participants from twenty countries that shared their experiences at he Forum. The volume is organized in eight sections plus an appendix including the Charter for a World without Violence approved in Rome just after the Forum by the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates.

Toward a Nonkilling Paradigm

Author: Joám Evans Pim

Publisher: Center for Global Nonkilling

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Category: Nonviolence

Page: 388

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The present volume brings together 24 authors and 14 disciplines (including anthropology, arts, biology, economics, engineering, geography, health sciences, history, linguistics, mathematics, philosophy, physics, psychology and sociology) to seriously consider the prospects for the realization of nonkilling societies and to challenge each discipline's role in the necessary social and scientific transformation toward a killing-free world--Pub.

Handbook of Terminology

Volume 2. Terminology in the Arab world

Author: Abied Alsulaiman

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company

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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 267

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The current volume represents a revival of Arabic translation and terminology studies. These disciplines have been dominated by Western scholarship in recent decades, but in truth their historical tradition as a whole owes a great debt to Arabic scholarship. The first systematic translation activity ever organized was under the Abbasids in Baghdad in the 9th Century CE, and Arabic domination continued for several centuries before the tide turned. In this collection, the importance of the ongoing translation and terminology movement in the Arab world is revealed through the works of some of the most distinguished scholars, who investigate a wide range of relevant topics from the making of the first ever Arabic monolingual dictionary to modern-day localization into Arabic. Arabic terminology standardization as well as legal, medical, Sufi and Quranic terms — issues with both cultural and economic ramifications for the Arab world — are thoroughly examined, completing the solid framework of this rich tradition that still has a lot to offer.

Invitation to Peace Studies

Author: Houston Wood

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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Category: POLITICAL SCIENCE

Page: 304

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"Invitation to Peace Studies is the first textbook in the field to emphasize 21st-century topics and the latest empirical research, as well as the first to prominently apply a gender perspective to the topics of peace, war, and violence. The book covers traditional peace studies' concerns with interstate wars while offering an equal emphasis on intrastate wars, group- and gender-based violence, and on the many nonviolent movements which have shaped recent world history. Clear and accessible language invites students to become more frequent and effective peace promoters in their own everyday lives. Dozens of case studies and textboxes foreground contemporary topics such as climate change, cyber warfare, digital activism, drones and robots, the occupy movement, peace ecology, positive psychology, religion and violence, and terrorism"--

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The Organ of the Book Trade

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Category: English literature

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Vols. for 1871-76, 1913-14 include an extra number, The Christmas bookseller, separately paged and not included in the consecutive numbering of the regular series.