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Bibliographies and Guides to Research
Breit, Marquita. Thomas Merton : a Comprehensive Bibliography . New York :
Garland., 1986. BX4705.M542 B7 1986 REFERENCE
Subject: Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968--Bibliography
Bretzke, James T. Bibliography on Scripture and Christian Ethics. Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen, 1997.
Z 7771.5 .E84 B74 1997 REFERENCE
See especially the entries for 'war', 'peace', and 'nonviolence'.
Guides to Library of Congress Subject Headings and Classification on Peace and International
Conflict Resolution . Edited by Judith A. Kessinger. Washington, DC : United States Institute of Peace, 1992.
Y 3.P31:8/P31 GOVDOC REFERENCE
An indispensible first resource to facilitate subject access in library catalogs for about peace
and international conflict resolution. Includes conflict management, conflict resolution,
peacemaking, peacekeeping, peacebuilding, nonviolent resistance, as well as deterrence
and militarily related information.
Kopka, Deborah L. School Violence: a Reference Handbook . Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, 1997.
LB 3013.3 K68 1997 REFERENCE
McCarthy, Ronald M. Nonviolent Action : a Research Guide. New York : Garland, 1997.
HM278 .M32 1997 REFERENCE
Subject: Protest movements--History--Case studies--Bibliography
Newton, David E. Violence and the Media : A Reference Handbook.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, 1996. P 96 .V5 N48 1996 REFERENCE
The Spirit of Violence : an Interdisciplinary Bibliography of Religion and Violence .
Compiled by Christopher Candland. New York : Guggenheim Foundation, 1992.
HM 281 .C25 1992 REFERENCE
An excellent resource covering the theological and religious justifications for violence in
major religious traditions; ritualization, psychology and sociology of religious violence;
and global case studies drawn primarily from the modern age.
United Nations. Blue Helmets: a Review of United Nations Peace-Keeping. New York :
United Nations Department of Public Information, 1990. JX 1981 .P7 B62 1990 REFERENCE
Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
Charney, Israel. Encyclopedia of Genocide . Santa Barbara, CA : ABC-CIO, 1998.
Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics. Ruth Chadwick, editor. San Diego : Academic Press, 1998.
BJ 63 .E44 1998 v. 1-4. REFERENCE
Encyclopedia of Arms Control and Disarmament . Richard Dean Burns, editor in chief.
New York : Scribner's,1993. JX1974 .E57 1993 VOL.1-3 REFERENCE
Subject: Arms control--Encyclopedias
Encyclopedia of Human Rights. Edward Lawson, editor. Philadelphia : Taylor & Francis, 1991.
JC571 .E67 1991 REFERENCE
Subject: Human rights--Encyclopedias
Subject: Civil rights--Encyclopedias
Gorman, Robert F. Historical Dictionary of Human Rights and Humanitarian Organizations.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow, 1997. JC 571 .G655 1997 REFERENCE
Subject: Human rights--Societies, etc.--Encyclopedias
Subject: Humanitarian assistance--Societies, etc.--Encyclopedias
Great Events from History II. Human Rights Series. Frank N. Magill, editor.
Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, 1992. JC571 .G74 1992 VOL.1-5 REFERENCE
v. 1. 1900-1936 -- v. 2. 1937-1960 -- v. 3. 1960-1971 -- v. 4. 1971-1982 -- v. 5. 1982-1991.
Subject: Human rights--History--20th century--Chronology
The New Dictionary of Catholic Social Thought . Judith A. Dwyer, editor. Collegeville, Minn. :
Liturgical Press, 1994. BX 1753 .N497 1994 REFERENCE
Protest, Power, and Change : an Encyclopedia of Nonviolent Action from ACT-UP
to Women's Suffrage. Roger S. Powers, editor. New York : Garland, 1997.
HM278 .P76 1997 REFERENCE
Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. U.S. House. Subcommittee on International Operations
and Human Rights. (annual). Y 4.IN 8/16-15:[year] GOVDOCS
Subject: Human rights--Periodicals
Subject: Civil rights--Periodicals
Dobrin, Adam. Statistical Handbook on Violence in America. Phoenix, Ariz. : Oryx, 1996.
HN 90 .V5 S833 1996 REFERENCE
United States Department of State. Bureau of Diplomatic Security. Significant Incidents of Political
Violence Against Americans. Washington, D.C. : The Bureau, annual.
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S 1.138/2:1996 GOVDOCREF
Electronic access: http://www.state.gov/www/global/terrorism/sipvaa95.pdf
Electronic access: http://www.state.gov/www/global/terrorism/sipvaa96.pdf
SIPRI Yearbook : World Armament and Disarmament. Oxford : Oxford University Press.
Frequency: Annual. UA 10 .W673 [year] REFERENCE
The Catholic Mobile: Peace . Compiled by Jerry Daring.
A comprehensive comilation of primary and secondary texts including papal communications,
religious orders, and non-profit organizations concerned with peace making and keeping .
Includes Nobel Peace Prize winners.
George Mason University. Institute of Public Policy. Program on Peacekeeping Policy (POPP).
The POPP was established to understand the use of military, humanitarian, and political
forces in the conduct of multinational peace operations.
Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Guide to the Middle East Peace Process.
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
The task of the Institute is to conduct scientific research on questions of conflict
and cooperation of importance for international peace and security with the aim
of contributing to an understanding of the conditions for peaceful solution of
international conflicts and for a stable peace .
United Nations Peacekeeping Operations
U.S. Army Peacekeeping Institute. Center for Strategic Leadership. Carlisle Barracks, PA.
The PKI's efforts are grounded in the philosophy that there are three distinct dimensions of
peace operations: the political, the military, and the humanitarian.
United States Institute of Peace Library.
United States Institute of Peace. Digital Peace Agreements Library.
United States Institute of Peace. Virtual Diplomacy Bibliography.
United States Institute of Peace Press.
Browse the subject index of all books available from the United States Institute of Peace Press.
Indexes and Abstracts (to find references to journal articles)
IAC Searchbank . Computer workstations (On-campus only)
Ebsco-Host . Computer workstations (On-campus only)
Religion Index . Computer workstations.
PAIS International in Print . New York: Public Affairs Information Service, 1991-1995.
H96.P32 1991-current. INDEX
PAIS provides bibliographic access to public and social policy materials for subjects that bear
on contemporary public issues and the making and evaluation of public policy.
Social Sciences Index. New York : H.W. Wilson. v. 1-current
(1974-present) H1.A3 S62 INDEX
One of the premier indexes to scholarly research in sociology, political science,
minority studies, urban and women's studies and related subjects.
United States Institute of Peace. Peace Watch. Washington, DC : The Institute, 1994-. Frequency: Six no. a year
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Electronic access: Online version:
Subject: United States Institute of Peace--Periodicals
United States Institute of Peace. Biennial Report of the United States Institute of Peace. Washington, D.C. : The Institute, 1987-.
Y 3.P 31:1/991 GOVDOCS
United States Institute of Peace. The United States Institute of Peace Journal . Washington, D.C. :
The Institute, 1988?-1994. Y 3.P 31:15/[Volume number] GOVDOCS
Subject: United States Institute of Peace--Periodicals
Continued by: Peace watch
Online Catalog Subject Headings for Materials the Library Owns (Lookup by Subject)
Persons as subjects
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Christianity and justice
Conflict management--[type a country name here]
Example: Conflict management--Africa
*For individual countries [name of country]--Politics and government
Example: South Africa--Politics and government
Crimes against humanity
Diplomatic negotiations in international disputes
Human rights--[type a country name here]
Example: Human rights--China
Human rights--Northern Ireland
Mediation--Study and teaching
Peace--Study and teaching
Violence in children
Sample Books Found Using Subject Headings
Catholic Church. National Conference of Catholic Bishops. Building Peace : a Pastoral Reflection
on the Response to the Challenge of Peace, National Conference of Catholic Bishops. A report on the
Challenge of Peace and Policy Developments 1983-1988. Washington, D.C. : National Conference of
Catholic Bishops, c1988. BX1795.A85 C39 1988 STACKS
McNeal, Patricia F. Harder than War : Catholic Peacemaking in Twentieth-Century America.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c1992. BX1795 .P43 M36 1992 STACKS
Smock, David R. Perspectives on Pacifism : Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Views on Nonviolence
and International Conflict . Washington, D.C. : United States Institute of Peace Press, 1995.
BL65 .V55 S66 1995 STACKS