Johan Galtung’s Positive Peace Concept
Hanno Heynitz | TRANSCENDMedia – Galtung Institut (Germany)
Aug 26, 2016
Positive Peace with a focus on the concepts and definitions underpinning its practical application.
The underlying question really is: What are the requirements to meet in order to implement Positive Peace through Peacebuilding? Some key terms to be understood properly in order to make sense of the concept are: “Cultural Violence”, “Direct Violence”, “Structural Violence”, “Conflict Transformation” and “Negative Peace”.
This article originally appeared on Transcend Media Service (TMS) on 29 Aug 2016.
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