Found 84 Articles for Peace Psychology

International Conflict Resolution

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 14-Mar-2023 14:46:32


Conflicts become tedious when the unit in contention becomes a collective rather than an individual one. Peace psychology seeks to answer the questions of why large social groups like that of a country fall in conflict with each other and how the parties should arrive at some form of resolution. Kelman has done extensive work identifying the social-psychological dimensions of large-scale conflict and identified the core drive behind the emergence of conflicts. The text will discuss his approach and specific principles that guide effective conflict resolution. International Conflict On a global scale, there are conflicts between nations. Resource competition ... Read More

Incompatibilities and State Power

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 14-Mar-2023 14:38:14


This is because the dichotomous nature of the analysis may obscure the non-monotonic impacts of factors on conflict genesis and escalation. Recent accounts of civil strife have focused on the role that group-based concerns play in fueling conflict as well as the resort to violence. However, annoyances may also spark mild reactions, and mobilization for armed action can fail if it meets with resistance. Affluent groups may depend on governmental assets to prevent disenfranchised populations. Therefore the danger of militarization may be minimal despite discontent. If that is the case, the correlation between poverty and violence indicates that ... Read More

Former Yugoslavia and Iraq Conflict: Case Studies of International Conflict Mismanagement

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 14-Mar-2023 14:30:14


There are hundreds of significant, protracted conflicts in the post-Cold War global system, but former Yugoslavia and Iraq have received much political and media attention. Even if other wars and battles have resulted in many more casualties and wounds on a human scale, these two stand out due to their profound effects on society. Powerful nations like the U.S. and E.U. members, international organizations like the U.N., NATO, and OSCE, as well as countless humanitarian and civil society organizations, all played a distinct variety of roles in these two conflicts. Former Yugoslavia Conflict: An Overview Early in the ... Read More

General Sources of Conflicts

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 14-Mar-2023 14:23:04


Human conflicts are everywhere and everywhere. They exist in every society and every region of the earth. There are numerous sorts, stages, and manifestations of conflict. Every disagreement does not have a single source. There are as many forms and levels of conflict as there are sources of conflict. Disputes can have multiple causes or sources. Understanding and comprehending the underlying sources and primary causes of conflicts is critical to minimizing their frequency and intensity and, ultimately, seeking a resolution. Because wars frequently cause destruction and are thus costly affairs, sources of conflict are natural foci for reforms and improvements ... Read More

Limits of Conflict Resolution

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 14-Mar-2023 12:43:37


Conflict resolution is a process that helps to address and resolve disagreements and disputes between individuals, groups, organizations, or nations. It can help to restore relationships and promote peace and understanding. However, there are certain limits to conflict resolution that need to be recognized. Understanding Conflict Resolution Conflict resolution is resolving disputes, misunderstandings, and conflicts between individuals, groups, or nations. The goal is to find a mutually acceptable solution that addresses the underlying causes of the conflict and satisfies the needs of all parties involved. The process of conflict resolution can involve negotiations, mediation, arbitration, or a combination ... Read More

Democracy and Settlement of Civil Wars

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 14-Mar-2023 12:37:14


Conversely, in states with diverse political institutions, prospective rebels are given avenues to address their complaints inside the democratic system, increasing revolt costs and reducing the temptation to pursue military warfare. When armed struggle does occur, the chances of democracy are increased by peaceful political advocacy efforts. How are Democracy and Civil War Connected? There should be less likelihood of internal fighting if domestic and foreign players work to improve democratic processes and promote human rights, which included previously excluded groups and people in the electoral arena. Authority or other iteratively should be prioritized to ensure stability in the ... Read More

International Organizations and Conflict Resolution

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 14-Mar-2023 12:29:24

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An international organization's effectiveness and efficiency are a reflection of the effectiveness and efficiency of the co-operation between its member states. Additionally, the quality of the agreement and whether it contains practical tools to carry out a specified purpose the organization is tasked with completing are other indicators of an IO's effectiveness. The levels of independence and centralization within an international organization are crucial for evaluating its effectiveness further. The centralization of collective actions made possible by IOs effectively reflects and protects the interests of Member States. The IO offers more robust support for State interaction the more ... Read More

History of Peace Psychology

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 14-Mar-2023 12:21:40


William's speech at Stanford University is frequently seen as the starting point for peace psychology. Ahead of the outbreak of World War I, James expressed his view that the pursuit of violent conflict fulfils a fundamental need for qualities like loyalty, regulation, obedience, group cohesion, and duty. He also noticed that people feel more pride in themselves when they are pleased with the organization in which they participate, if that organization is the army or some other kind. What is Peace Psychology? Peace Psychology makes violence less likely to happen and assists in combat its psychological consequences; the research ... Read More

Evolution of Conflict Analysis

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 14-Mar-2023 12:17:04


By analyzing and deducing commonalities between human and natural animal behavior, ethology and evolutionary history have derived conclusions concerning the instinctual drive. Ethologists argue that distinct species' behavior patterns have a significant genetic basis. All species, including humans, result from an evolutionary process in which a mix of mutational causes and natural selection decides survival fitness. In his book “On Violence, ” Konrad Lorenz claims that human aggression results from an inclination for aggression. This hostility in humans is shared by most other animals and has evolved as a result of helping them survive over time. According to ... Read More

Early Action: A Potential Technique of Conflict Prevention

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 14-Mar-2023 12:09:39


Peacebuilding is a broad word that refers to many actions and tactics used in peacebuilding to anticipate and a multitude of actions and tactics used to anticipate and neutralize possible triggers for broad violent conflict. International institutions have long been involved in dispute resolution among and occasionally inside their member nations. It is, in fact, one of the more important duties for many groups that specialize in political cooperation. Nevertheless, they seldom truly resolve such disagreements by addressing the substance of the matter and reaching an agreement amongst the discussants on the complex topic. Instead, global bodies are ... Read More

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