Suggested Readings

The number of works dealings with peace and justice is vast, even if one confines oneself to books. Here is a short selection.

Ackerman, Peter, and Jack Duvall. A Force More Powerful: A Century of Nonviolent Conflict. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2000.

Adolf, Antony. Peace: a world history. Cambridge: Polity, 2009.

Alfred, Taiaiake. Peace, power, righteousness: an indigenous manifesto. 2nd ed., Don Mills, Ont.: Oxford University Press, 2009.

Andrzejewski, Julie, Marta P. Baltodano, and Linda Symcox, eds. Social justice, peace, and environmental education: transformative standards. New York: Routledge, 2009.

Arendt, Hannah. On Violence. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1969.

Barash, David P. and Charles P. Webel. Peace and Conflict Studies. Thousand Oaks, 2002.

Berrigan, Daniel. To Dwell in Peace: An Autobiography. San Francisco: Harper and Row Publishers, 1987.

Bew, John, Martyn Frampton, and Iñigo Gurruchaga. Talking to terrorists: making peace in Northern Ireland and the Basque country. New York: Columbia University Press, 2009.

Boulding, Elise. Cultures of Peace: The Hidden Side of History. Syracuse, 2000.

Bouvier, Virginia M., ed. Colombia: building peace in a time of war. Washington, D.C.: United States Institute of Peace, 2009.

Brock, Peter, and Nigel Young. Pacifism in the Twentieth Century. Syracuse, 1999.

Brock-Utne, Birgit. Feminist perspectives on peace and peace education. 1st ed. New York: Pergamon Press, 1989.

Carson, Clayborne, and Kris Shepard, eds. A call to conscience: the landmark speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. New York: Warner Books, 2001.

Chomsky, Noam. Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance. New York, 2003.

Cobban, Helena. The Moral Architecture of World Peace: Nobel Laureates Discuss Our Global Future. Charlottesville, 2000.

Dayton, Bruce W., and Louis Kriesberg, eds. Conflict transformation and peacebuilding: moving from violence to sustainable peace. New York: Routledge, 2009.

De Rivera, Joseph, ed. Handbook on building cultures of peace. New York: Springer, 2008.

Dellinger, David. Revolutionary Nonviolence: Essays. Garden City, N. Y.: Anchor Books, Doubleday & Company Inc., 1971.

Elshtain, Jean Bethke, and Sheila Tobias, eds. Women, militarism, and war: essays in history, politics, and social theory. Savage, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 1990.

Elshtain, Jean Bethke. Women and War. 2nd Ed., Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995.

Enloe, Cynthia. Does Khaki Become You? The Militarization of Women's Lives. Boston: South End Press, 1983.

Galtung, Johan, Carl G. Jacobsen, and Kai Frithjof Brand-Jacobsen. Searching for Peace: The Road to Transcend. 2nd ed., London: Pluto Press in association with TRANSCEND, 2002.

Hamber, Brandon. Transforming societies after political violence: truth, reconciliation, and mental health. New York: Springer, 2009.

Hedges, Chris. War Is A Force That Gives Us Meaning. New York: Public Affairs, 2002.

Hentoff, Nat. Peace Agitator: The Story of A. J. Muste. New York: Macmillan, 1963.

Holmes, Robert L. Nonviolence in Theory and Practice. Belmont, Calif.: Wadsworth Publishing Co., 1990.

Jackson, Thomas F. From civil rights to human rights: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the struggle for economic justice. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007.

Johnson, Chalmers. Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire. New York, 2000.

Laffin, Arthur J., and Anne Montgomery, eds. Swords into Plowshares: Nonviolent Direct Action for Disarmament, Peace, Social Justice. Marion, S.D.: Fortkamp Publishers, 1996.

Liddington, Jill. The long road to Greenham: feminism and anti-militarism in Britain since 1820. London: Virago, 1989.

Lynd, Alice, ed.. We Won't Go: Personal Accounts of War Objectors. Boston, Beacon Press, 1968.

Lynd, Staughton, and Alice Lynd. Nonviolence in America: A Documentary History. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 1995.

Mandela, Nelson. Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela. Boston: Little Brown, 1994.

May, Larry. Aggression and crimes against peace. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008.

McCarthy, Ronald, and Gene Sharp. Nonviolent action : a research guide. New York: Garland Pub., 1997.

McDonald, Patrick J. The invisible hand of peace: capitalism, the war machine, and international relations theory. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

McGlynn, Claire, et al., eds. Peace education in conflict and post-conflict societies: comparative perspectives. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

Murray, Williamson, and Jim Lacey. The making of peace: rulers, states, and the aftermath of war. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Piatelli, Deborah A. Stories of inclusion?: power, privilege, and difference in a peace and justice network. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2009.

Pierson, Ruth Roach, ed. Women and peace: theoretical, historical, and practical perspectives. New York: Croom Helm, 1987.

Podair, Jerald E. Bayard Rustin: American dreamer. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2009.

Powers, Roger S. and William Vogel, eds. Protest, Power and Change: An Encyclopedia of Nonviolent Action from ACT-UP to Women's Suffrage. New York: Garland Publishing Co., 1997.

Press-Barnathan, Galia. The political economy of transitions to peace: a comparative perspective. Pittsburgh, Pa.: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2009.

Reardon, Betty. Women and peace: feminist visions of global security. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1993.

Reilly, Charles A. Peace-building and development in Guatemala and Northern Ireland. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

Russell, Diana ed. Exposing nuclear phallacies. 1st ed. New York: Pergamon Press, 1989.

Schock, Kurt. Unarmed Insurrections: People Power Movements in Non-Democracies. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2005.

Seeley, Robert. The Handbook of Nonviolence: An Encyclopedia of Pacifism. Westport, Conn.: Lawrence Hill & Co., 1986.

Sharp, Gene. Gandhi as a political strategist : with essays on ethics and politics. Boston: Porter Sargent, 1979.

Sharp, Gene. Making Europe Unconquerable: The Potential of Civilian-based Deterrence and Defense. Cambridge, Mass.: Ballinger, 1985.

Sharp, Gene. The Politics of Nonviolent Action. Boston: Porter Sargent, 1973.

Sobek, David. The causes of war. Cambridge: Polity, 2009.

Toussaint, Laura L. The contemporary US peace movement. New York: Routledge, 2009.

Washington, James Melvin, ed. A testament of hope: the essential writings and speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1991.

Weller, Marc. Peace lost: the failure of conflict prevention in Kosovo. Boston: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2008.

Wittner, Lawrence S. Confronting the bomb: a short history of the world nuclear disarmament movement. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2009.

Wittner, Lawrence S., Resisting the Bomb: A History of the World Nuclear Disarmament Movement 1954-1970. Stanford, 1997.

Wittner, Lawrence S., Toward Nuclear Abolition: A History of the World Nuclear Disarmament Movement 1971 to the Present. Stanford, 1997.

Yalman, Nur, and Daisaku Ikeda. A passage to peace: global solutions from East to West. New York: I.B. Tauris, 2009.

Zelizer, Craig, and Robert A. Rubinstein, eds. Building peace: practical reflections from the field. Sterling, VA: Kumarian Press, 2009.

Zinn, Howard, Declarations of Independence: Cross-examining American Ideology, New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1990

Zinn, Howard, Passionate Declarations: Essays on War and Justice. New York, 2003.

Zinn, Howard, The Zinn Reader: Writings on Disobedience and Democracy. New York, 1997.

Zinn, Howard, Vietnam: The Logic of Withdrawal. Boston, 1967.

Zunes, Stephen, Lester Kurtz, and Sara Beth Asher, eds. Nonviolent Social Movements: A Geographical Perspective, Malden, MA  Blackwell Publishers, 1999.