Passion for Peace: Exercising Power Creatively

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UNSW Press, 2003 - Philosophy - 304 pages

In a dark and pessimistic time, A Passion for Peace is a timely and uplifting work. Written in an engaging and optimistic style, combining poetry and prose, this book is both practical and philosophical, showing how a creative use of power can contribute to peace with justice in any context or country.


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Contents

List of poems quoted
9
Chapter 1
25
Making Peace Denise Levertov
37
Exercising Power Creatively
49
Boris Pasternak Anna Akhmatova
80
Inspiration from Any Source
82
The Seasons Have Changed Dag Hammarskj÷ld
92
Hoping for Magic Ekaterina Shevelyova
99
Negotiating Almost Anything
119
Blessed is the Man Marianne Moore
125
Bread of the People Bertolt Brecht
132
Peace Conference Stuart Rees
151
Chapter 6
159
Human Rights
186
Recovering Humanity
222
Chapter 8
258

Time is Running Out Oodgeroo Noonuccal
103
Barking at the Thunder Les Murray
110

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