Working for Peace
A Handbook of Practical Psychology and Other Tools

Wollman, Neil (ed.)
Publisher:  Impact
Year Published:  1985  
Pages:  270pp   Price:  $9.95   ISBN:  0-915166-37-2
Library of Congress Number:  JX11963.W72   Dewey:  327.172
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX6656

A survey of the attitudes and tools that can be used in working for peace.

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Table of Contents

I. Introduction
1. Working for peace
2. Creating a "Peaceful Climate" for Peace Work

II. Peace Workers: Getting Yourself Together
3. Adjusting Your Priorities: Make Room in Your Life for Peace
4. Building Confidence for Social Action
5. Improving your Personal Appeal
6. Peace Work and Your Mental Health
7. Overcoming Feelings of Helplessness and Depression
8. Making Peace with Yourself
9. Preventing Burnout

III. Peace Groups: Getting Organized
10. Motivating Others to Work with You
11. Organizing your Group and Setting Goals
12. Effective Group Meetings and Decision Making
13. Building Coalitions with Other Groups

IV. Peace Making: Reducing Conflict
14. Using Conflict Constructively
15 Promoting Peaceful Interaction
16. Communicating Peacefully with Others: The "foreign language" of caring
17. "Disagreement Dialogue" - A Workshop
18 Preparing for Non-violent Confrontations

V. Peace Work: Getting the Message Out
19. Strategies for Action
20. Correspondents for Peace
21. Adding Peace to Curriculum
22. Influencing Government Policy

VI. Peaceful Persuasions: Changing Attitudes
23. Enhancing the Image and Credibility of Peaceworkers I
24. Enhancing the Image and Credibility of Peaceworkers II
25. Attitude Change and Peace Action
26. Principles of Opinion Change
27. Disarming Support for Nuclear Weapons
28. Depolarizing Discussion: Guidelines for Peaceworkers

VII. Pieces: Other Tools for Peace Work
29. The Arts in Peacemaking
30. Music as an Instrument of Peace
31. Teaching Peace Through Drama
32. Creative Arts Projects and Organizations
33. Humour for Peace
34. Computers in Peace Work
35. A Bibliography of Nuts and Bolts and Other Tools

Index

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