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Peace and Nonviolence

The study of peace and nonviolence is interdisciplinary and its literature is found within many subject headings organized by the Library of Congress. This is a guide to selected sources of information related to Peace and Nonviolence Studies.

Helpful places to find information about peace and nonviolence

This is a guide to selected sources of information related to Peace and Nonviolence Studies available in the URI Libraries, including, but not limited to, the subject headings:

  • Peace
  • Nonviolence
  • Pacifism
  • Passive Resistance
  • Social Reformers
  • Social Conflict
  • Civil Disobedience
  • Conflict Management
  • Interpersonal Conflict
  • Interpersonal Communication

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This guide is intended as a starting point in resources where works on peace and nonviolence intersect with topics such as Women's Studies, Ethics, Education, Philosophy, Political Science, Anthropology, Economics, etc.

Located at the top of this page are some helpful tabs to help you see what information is available on this topic via print, internet, or reference resources.

Created & Revised By

Created by Barbara Kenney, 3/01. Revised by Margaret J. Keefe, 3/02. Rev, Updated & Reformated by Anthony Loffredio 4/12, Revised by Anthony Loffredio 2/14.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.