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Adam Curle
Adam Curle

Adam Curle

Radical Peacemaker

CONFLICT AND PEACE

POLITICAL SCIENCE

256 Pages, 6.14 x 9.21

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $45.00 (US $45.00) (CA $60.95)

Publication Date: April 2017

ISBN 9781907359798

Rights: US & CA

Hawthorn Press (Apr 2017)

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Overview

Adam Curle’s pioneering work as founding Professor of Peace Studies at Bradford University was far more significant in the peace studies field than is generally understood. Even though his ideas were way ahead of his time, they have not been adequately taught and understood - partly because of the dominance of realistic approaches to political science and partly because his writings are not easily available. This book captures his core contributions in an accessible, edited form, so that the breadth of his work can be introduced to new students. One unique feature is his stimulating work on the inner spiritual and outer dimensions of peacemaking.

Author Biography

Tom Woodhouse was appointed as research assistant to the founding Professor, Adam Curle in 1974 and held the Adam Curle Chair in Conflict Resolution at the University of Bradford from 1999-2012. He retired from his post in October 2012 and currently is Emeritus Professor at the University of Bradford. He is also a visiting professor at the University Ramon Llul, Barcelona, the Open University of Catalunya, Barcelona, and at Chulalongkorn University Bangkok. His book Contemporary Conflict Resolution (co-authored with Oliver Ramsbotham and Hugh Miall) was published as a fourth edition in 2016.John Paul Lederach, Professor of International Peacebuilding at the University of Notre Dame, and currently Senior Fellow at the Humanity United Foundation. Paul works as a practitioner-scholar, providing education, facilitation and training. He set up the Eastern Mennonite University's Centre for Justice and Peacebuilding and has authored over 24 books.