The book addresses conflict-related themes from a range of perspectives, and paints an informative picture of the moral and practical complexities of crisis and intervention. The paper concludes with an annotated bibliography, listing current and classic publications on the subject of development work in the context of crisis and armed conflict.
... save as many lives as might have been saved . But humanitarian aid does not
protect people from violence ; it is not alone the solution to the flouting of
humanitarian law . development and the legal and political means for peaceful
Author: Deborah Eade
Publisher: Oxfam Publications
Category: Conflict management
Growing Risks of Regional Conflicts A second change is the reality that the risks
posed by regional conflicts have grown. ... And we will continue to remain actively
involved in the effort to achieve a comprehensive peace—a peace in which ...
Author: Cyrus Roberts Vance
Category: United States
In Blessings for A Changing World each page speaks to a relevant life issue, arranged alphabetically, with thought-provoking invitations to alter our perspective and to connect with the deeper part of our selves. If you need a few minutes of respite from the chaos of the world, step into these pages where peace and perspective reign. Blessings for A Changing World effortlessly connects the ordinary events of each day with the extraordinary meaning of life using an exquisite blend of inspiration, affirmation and prayer. Whether you find yourself in your favorite comfy chair with a soothing cup of tea or at your place of work needing a brief time-out, you will find solace here.
It is important to acknowledge that there have been many dark days with many
acts of violence around the world and few more poignant or senseless than the
all too frequent school shootings ... Only then will we find peace in the world.
Author: Diana Moore
Publisher: Balboa Press
An instant New York Times bestseller Two spiritual giants. Five days. One timeless question. Nobel Peace Prize Laureates His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu have survived more than fifty years of exile and the soul-crushing violence of oppression. Despite their hardships—or, as they would say, because of them—they are two of the most joyful people on the planet. In April 2015, Archbishop Tutu traveled to the Dalai Lama's home in Dharamsala, India, to celebrate His Holiness's eightieth birthday and to create what they hoped would be a gift for others. They looked back on their long lives to answer a single burning question: How do we find joy in the face of life's inevitable suffering? They traded intimate stories, teased each other continually, and shared their spiritual practices. By the end of a week filled with laughter and punctuated with tears, these two global heroes had stared into the abyss and despair of our time and revealed how to live a life brimming with joy. This book offers us a rare opportunity to experience their astonishing and unprecendented week together, from the first embrace to the final good-bye. We get to listen as they explore the Nature of True Joy and confront each of the Obstacles of Joy—from fear, stress, and anger to grief, illness, and death. They then offer us the Eight Pillars of Joy, which provide the foundation for lasting happiness. Throughout, they include stories, wisdom, and science. Finally, they share their daily Joy Practices that anchor their own emotional and spiritual lives. The Archbishop has never claimed sainthood, and the Dalai Lama considers himself a simple monk. In this unique collaboration, they offer us the reflection of real lives filled with pain and turmoil in the midst of which they have been able to discover a level of peace, of courage, and of joy to which we can all aspire in our own lives.
This book offers us a rare opportunity to experience their astonishing and unprecendented week together, from the first embrace to the final good-bye.
Author: Dalai Lama
This extensive work explores the changing world of religions, faiths and practices. It discusses a broad range of issues and phenomena that are related to religion, including nature, ethics, secularization, gender and identity. Broadening the context, it studies the interrelation between religion and other fields, including education, business, economics and law. The book presents a vast array of examples to illustrate the changes that have taken place and have led to a new world map of religions. Beginning with an introduction of the concept of the “changing world religion map”, the book first focuses on nature, ethics and the environment. It examines humankind’s eternal search for the sacred, and discusses the emergence of “green” religion as a theme that cuts across many faiths. Next, the book turns to the theme of the pilgrimage, illustrated by many examples from all parts of the world. In its discussion of the interrelation between religion and education, it looks at the role of missionary movements. It explains the relationship between religion, business, economics and law by means of a discussion of legal and moral frameworks, and the financial and business issues of religious organizations. The next part of the book explores the many “new faces” that are part of the religious landscape and culture of the Global North (Europe, Russia, Australia and New Zealand, the U.S. and Canada) and the Global South (Latin America, Africa and Asia). It does so by looking at specific population movements, diasporas, and the impact of globalization. The volume next turns to secularization as both a phenomenon occurring in the Global religious North, and as an emerging and distinguishing feature in the metropolitan, cosmopolitan and gateway cities and regions in the Global South. The final part of the book explores the changing world of religion in regards to gender and identity issues, the political/religious nexus, and the new worlds associated with the virtual technologies and visual media.
Heaven and earth, the Celtic saying goes, are only three feet apart, but in thin
places that distance is even shorter. ... common to all people on earth, the hunger
to be connected, to be a part of something greater, to be loved, to find peace.
Author: Stanley D. Brunn
What was the exact nature of the spiritual awakening of Shakyamuni, the founder of Buddhism? In this inspirational book, written with deep self-reflection after the study of Buddhist scriptures and the writings of great teachers from the past and present, the author describes what it means to emulate Shakyamuni. He shares with readers the knowledge that we can find true inner peace and fulfillment by striving to cultivate in our hearts those attitudes that can change our everyday lives.
In this inspirational book, written with deep self-reflection after the study of Buddhist scriptures and the writings of great teachers from the past and present, the author describes what it means to emulate Shakyamuni.
Author: Nichiko Niwano
Publisher: Kosei Publishing Company
This six-volume handbook covers the latest practice in technical and vocational education and training (TVET). It presents TVET models from all over the world, reflections on the best and most innovative practice, and dozens of telling case studies. The handbook presents the work of established as well as the most promising young researchers and features unrivalled coverage of developments in research, policy and practice in TVET.
When I bent over to get a better view of the cutting line, my face was a receptacle
for many of the flying particles. ... It's only at night that I like left-handers, when I
find peace before going to bed, when I brush my hair and teeth in front of the ...
Author: Rupert Maclean
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
In order to achieve peaceful change and opportunity in Cuba , the policies of the
United States must also change . The time has come for an evolution in policy in
order to clearly convey friendliness and solidarity towards the Cuban people ...
Author: United States
GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION FOR DEVELOPMENT CAN
PREVENT SOMALIAS JIMMY CARTER ... Haiti , Angola , Burma , and almost two
dozen other nations also cry out for international assistance to find peace or food
Author: Carnegie Commission on Science, Technology, and Government
Category: Science and state
They are homesick for God , in whom they can find peace for their souls . Without
this peace , their bestmade plans are as nothing , and the most utopian society
turns into a veritable hell . There is an ' otherworldly ' note about all human life ...
Author: William Norman Pittenger
I believe that in Palestine the United Nations is decisively mastering this test . In
the sense that all hostilities between organized forces have now come to an end ,
the United Nations has already brought military peace to this troubled land .
Category: International relations
For courses in Abnormal Psychology and Psychopathology. A mainstream text with a contemporary twist, this introduction to abnormal psychology is designed to make the material more accessible and inviting to a new generation of students in a changing world. It offers a fully-integrated approach that interweaves diversity issues, theoretical perspectives, research and multimedia content throughout. Students gain insight into their own attitudes and behavior patterns through carefully selected questionnaires.
Although some sensation seekers get involved with drugs or encounter trouble
with the law , many are law abiding and limit their sensation seeking to
sanctioned activities . ... B. The most important goal in life is to find peace and
happiness . 8.
Author: Jeffrey S. Nevid
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Not until we discover how democratic light , how national enlightenment , is to
come from great , faring experiments , successfully conducted , in good
government — not until then are we going to have peace on earth and good will
Author: M. David Hoffman
Publisher: Ayer Company Pub
Reminiscences of elderly women of Nippon gathered by a master interviewer. Represents a cross-section of Japanese society and shows how women have adapted to social, economic and emotional upheaval in a changing world. Fascinating, well-written, timely.
They would see that the core of all religions is similar . Perhaps in this way , they
could find the possibilities for peace . People concentrate too much on their
differences . I pray and want so much to have a peaceful world . I want to
contribute to ...
Author: Anne O. Freed
Publisher: Knowledge Ideas & Trends
Category: Social Science
airplane bombs and grenades , the Premier replies that " Not everybody wants to
keep the peace ! " At which the ... To put it briefly : the stupendous costs of the first
world war of the twentieth century reached a ruinous figure . If in addition to ...
Author: Anita Block
Publisher: Da Capo Press, Incorporated
Category: Literary Criticism
Another group of devices imitated the domestic machinery for negotiations and
adjudication of disputes , including the courts of law , and tried also to find some
method for a peaceful change of legal relations to correspond with social
Author: Joseph Frankel
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press
Category: International relations
This highly praised new text provides superior coverage of IR history, focuses on the changing nature of foreign policy challenges, and ends with a unique "Regional Applications" section that drives home the regional nature of IR today. Written in the belief that students need to know the Cold War legacy of international relations in order ro truly understand present and future IR issues, Hastedt and Knickrehm's new text provides a historical perspective and examines how foreign policy challenges have and continue to change. The book's theme of "A Changing World" focuses on the differences between Cold War policy and post-Cold War policy as an intuitive framework for better understanding the IR issues confronting us at the beginning of the 21st century. Because so many IR issues in today's world are regional in nature, a unique Regional Applications ends the text, providing a series of chapters on various regions that will help students understand key actors and potential flashpoints of politics in the 21st Century.
They do not find that once these disputes break out they are less likely to
escalate to open conflict . . Using the traditional case study approach , John
Owen has provided additional evidence for a causal link between liberalism and
Author: Glenn P. Hastedt
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
Category: Political Science
Offers advice on ways of adapting to the rapid pace of change in modern life by choosing a lifestyle that gives personal satisfaction and inner peace
But whether the change is peaceful or tumultuous , time is needed for stability to
be maintained or reasserted . We , as a culture , are at a point where the contact
rate and the superficial absorption rate are so rapid that we go from one change ...
Author: Nena O'Neill
Publisher: M Evans & Company
Category: Conduct of life.
TRUTH ! moderns seem to be supremely satisfied with a material , man - made
heaven here on earth . Yes , modern thought has a ... And with a soul starving to
death man cannot possibly find peace or happiness . Man's heart is too big to be
Author: John Anthony O'Brien
Category: Christian sociology
Collection of articles.
nomic and social advancement of all peoples , HAVE RESOLVED TO COMBINE
OUR EFFORTS TO ACCOMPLISH ... To maintain international peace and
security , and to that end : to take effective collective measures for the prevention
Author: Engalaguppe Seetharamiah Venkataramiah
Category: Human rights