Book Chapter

Methodologies in peace psychology

Diane Bretherton, Siew Law, Diane Bretherton, Siew Fang Law

Methodologies in Peace Psychology Peace Research by Peaceful Means | Springer | Published : 2015

Abstract

This first chapter introduces the book and its structure. This is the first book focusing specifically on research methods in the emerging field of peace psychology. Many of these methods are not new, but are rather applications from the parent discipline of psychology. There is an extensive body of work describing the methods of research in psychology and this volume builds on this base to highlight some of the peaceful aspects of these research processes as well as introducing some new ideas and strategies. The volume contextualizes peace psychology and its research in the peaceful values and principles that underpin its endeavors. The aim is to understand, deconstruct, and reconstruct som..

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