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TUP Books

On this website you are be able to order and read about the books published by TRANSCEND University Press (TUP), founded in 2008 by Prof. Johan Galtung, the pioneer of Peace Research and founder of the TRANSCEND International Network.

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cover of 50 Years - 100 Peace & Conflict Perspectives
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50 Years - 100 Peace & Conflict Perspectives

Fifty years ago, in 1958, Galtung was for the first time in a mediation situation. The conflict was between black and white over desegregation of the schools in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA. Since ...

 
cover of Democracy - Peace - Development
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Democracy - Peace - Development

This book, jointly offered by Johan V. Galtung and Paul D. Scott, explores the ideas and ideals of democracy as they relate to peace and development. Part II examines the triad ...

 
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50 Years - 25 Intellectual Landscapes Explored

Fifty years ago, in 1958, Galtung gave the first course in Conflict and Peace Studies at Columbia University, New York. But the decision to develop peace studies was taken in 1951 ...

 
cover of Globalizing God - Religion, Spirituality and Peace
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Globalizing God - Religion, Spirituality and Peace

This book, jointly authored by Johan Galtung and Graeme MacQueen, explores how religion, and specific religions, relate to spirituality - an inner sense of something beyond our selves - and peace, ...

 
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The Fall of the US Empire - And Then What?

Successors, Regionalization or Globalization? US Fascism or US Blossoming?

This book explores the why, how, when and where of the present decline and fall of the US Empire, based on a theory ...

 
cover of Peace Business - Humans and Nature Above Markets and Capital
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Peace Business - Humans and Nature Above Markets and Capital

This book explores how business can be run so as to serve peace, by reducing direct, structural and cultural violence and by meeting basic needs of all humans, building equitable relations ...

 
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A Theory Of Conflict

Overcoming Direct Violence

In conflict theory there is a mainstream narrative I:

  • Problem: there are evil forces out there waiting for their time
  • When time comes their evil is articulated as violence
  • Remedy: be strong ...
 
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A Theory Of Development

In mainstream development theory there is a narrative:

  • Problem: The difference & deficits in what MDCs have and LDCs have not
  • Direct violence arises out of envy as the MDCs advance further
  • Remedy: The ...
 
cover of A Theory Of Civilization - Overcoming Cultural Violence
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A Theory Of Civilization - Overcoming Cultural Violence

In civilization theory there is a mainstream narrative:

  • Problem: There are culturally advanced and backward classes-regions
  • The advanced will advance further and the backward remain backward
  • Remedy: Backward ...
 
cover of A Theory Of Peace - Building Direct-Structural-Cultural Peace
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A Theory Of Peace - Building Direct-Structural-Cultural Peace

In peace theory there is a mainstream narrative:

  • Problem: There are dangerous and unruly classes and countries
  • If let loose life becomes brutish, nasty and short for all
  • Remedy: Economic-military-political-cultural rule by rules
  • If vertical ...
 
cover of Archetypes of War and Peace
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Archetypes of War and Peace

This volume is a commentary on war and peace from the perspective of depth psychology, which uses symbolic and mythic analysis to assess behaviors that are influenced by the unconscious component ...
 
cover of RECONCILIATION: Clearing the Past, Building a Future
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RECONCILIATION: Clearing the Past, Building a Future

This book is directed to those who carry out reconciliations, or assist others to do so. It is a manual for practitioners, and an examination of theory in reconciliation. It will ...
 
cover of Deep Culture, Deep Structure, Deep Nature
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Deep Culture, Deep Structure, Deep Nature

Coming soon! by Johan Galtung ...
 
cover of PEACE ECONOMICS: From a Killing to a Living Economy
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PEACE ECONOMICS: From a Killing to a Living Economy

When a nature so generous as ours, and a humankind working so hard share a world with so much environmental degradation, insults to human needs, inequity and inequality, and economic crises, ...
 
cover of The Quest for Peace in Islamic Tradition
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The Quest for Peace in Islamic Tradition

by Abbas Aroua, with a foreword by Johan Galtung

This contribution from an insider Muslim author provides peace workers with a few resources from Islamic tradition that could be used when addressing ...

 
cover of Peace Mathematics
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Peace Mathematics

This book is the joint work of two friends who have dedicated their lives to peace theory and practice, but also have a love for mathematics. It brings peace and mathematics ...
 
cover of The South Shaping the Global Future
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The South Shaping the Global Future

This monograph offers a broad overview of six decades of a long and continuing South-North development encounter in the United Nations. It is intended especially for the young and students in ...

 
cover of Launching Peace Studies: The First Prio Years
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Launching Peace Studies: The First Prio Years

Strategies Findings Implications

How did peace research as a comprehensive program start back ...

 
cover of Hva var det du prøvde å få til?
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Hva var det du prøvde å få til?

En dialog om politikk og kold krig
Johan Galtung og Arne Treholt

Med et forord av Ketil Bjørnstad

Tilegnet Arne Haugestad og Ingjald Ørbeck Sørheim

I denne dialogen er fokus på det Arne Treholt gjorde til ...

 
cover of Peace Plays
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Peace Plays

Johan Galtung, Vithal Rajan, S.P. Udayakumar

Peace studies are usually presented as essays, in social science, political or philosophical-ethical discourses. This book is an experiment with drama as peace discourse, by authors versed ...

 
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Global Leadership for the 21st Century

South, North and the United Nations in a 21st Century World

by Boutros Boutros Ghali & Branislav Gosovic

This analysis of «global leadership» delves into the question of who should be in the vanguard ...

 
cover of Peace Journalism: 80 Galtung Editorials on War and Peace
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Peace Journalism: 80 Galtung Editorials on War and Peace

Antonio C.S. Rosa, Editor

Since early 2008 TRANSCEND has been running a media service--managed by Antonio Carlos Rosa--promoting a solution-oriented peace journalism. In the preface Rosa tells the story of this ...

 
cover of Stories to Inspire You
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Stories to Inspire You

This is a collection of short stories with lessons for life, assembled by Dietrich Fischer and illustrated by Altynay Baihodjoeva.

We typically hear news about war and violence, human failures and folly, accidents and ...

 
cover of SABONA: Searching for the Good Solutions - Learning Solving Conflicts
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SABONA: Searching for the Good Solutions - Learning Solving Conflicts

Many see conflicts as being caused by difficult parties, persons, countries, violent in action and speech. To see them as carriers of an important message is contradictory to many. However, we ...

 
cover of KOREA: The Twisting Roads to Unification
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KOREA: The Twisting Roads to Unification

Hardliners in North and South Korea dream of "unification by absorption", as it happened in Vietnam (by military victory of the North) or in Germany (by economic absorption of the East ...
 
cover of Songs Without Borders (Audio CD)
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Songs Without Borders (Audio CD)

Songs Without Borders, a project initiated by Professor Johan Galtung and headed by musician Solfrid Molland, is a TRANSCEND‑project where we use our universal language music to unite people and encourage ...
 
cover of Transcend and Transform
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Transcend and Transform

An Introduction to Conflict Work

by Johan Galtung

TRANSCEND AND TRANSFORM is about how to overcome conflicts at different levels, with 40 concrete examples based on the author's four decades of experience as ...

 

LIMITED EDITION

Collection of articles and research papers by Johan Galtung, published before 1988 - in 9 volumes.
A total of 3,882 pages - Price: 100 € + 50 € shipping
Please get in touch via email at tup@transcend.org if you want to order this limited edition.
 
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