Source: (2001) In Thinking peace, making peace, eds. Barry Hindess and Margaret Jolly, 1-6. Occasional Paper Series 1/2001. Collection of papers presented at the Academy of the Social Sciences annual symposium, 5 November 2000. Canberra: Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.

Margaret Jolly and Barry Hindess, editors of this collection of papers based on a symposium, introduce the collection with this article. They point to the origin of the symposium’s theme – conflict and peacemaking – in declarations of the United Nations. Then, summarizing key ideas from each paper, they organize their introduction around the following topics: the question of peace as the absence of violence and injustice; the pasts, presents, and futures of peace; and UNESCO’s role in moving the world toward a culture of peace.

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