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Working for Peace: A Handbook of Practical Psychology and Other Tools Rachel M. MacNair

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

Rachel M. MacNair

Published August 1st 2006
ISBN : 9781886230729
Paperback
300 pages
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 About the Book 

The most complete guidebook yet to the psychology of social activism. 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. 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- From Anger to Peace- Preparing for Nonviolent Confrontations- Effective Media Communication- Humor for Peace.