Working for Peace: A Handbook of Practical Psychology and Other Tools

TitleWorking for Peace: A Handbook of Practical Psychology and Other Tools
Publication TypeBook
Subtitle / Series TitleNew Guidebook to Social Activism Published
Year of Publication2006
Number of Pages312 pages
PublisherImpact Publishers; edited by Rachel MacNair with Psychologists for Social Responsibility
CityAtascadero, California, USA
ISBN Number1-886230-72-2
Accession Number687

Forty active peace workers - psychologists, social workers, communication specialists and other professionals - offer detailed practical guidance on getting yourself together, maintaining an effective group of volunteers, and getting the word out to the larger community.
Thirty-two information-packed chapters include: Cultivating Inner Peace; Overcoming Anger and Anxiety; Overcoming Helplessness and Discouragement; Overcoming Burnout; Motivating Others; Effective Group Meetings and Decision Making; Using Conflict Creatively; Promoting Peaceful Interaction; Nonviolent Communication; Conflict Transformation Skills; From Anger to Peace; Preparing for Nonviolent Confrontations; Effective Media Communication; Techniques of Behavior Change; Humor for Peace.
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