World Peace

World Peace

by Margaret Haerens


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737773057
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 04/24/2015
Series: Opposing Viewpoints Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints? 11

Introduction 14

Chapter 1 How Should World Peace Be Regarded?

Chapter Preface 19

1 World Peace Is Possible Alex Lickerman 21

2 World Peace Is a Worthwhile but Unattainable Goal Aung San Suu Kyi 28

3 Why "World Peace" Is Immoral and Dangerous Miles Taylor 40

4 World Peace Needs to Be a Top Priority in International Security Circles Scott Moore 44

5 The World Has Never Been More Peaceful Steven Pinker 50

6 World Peace Requires Pragmatism and Clear Vision Kim R. Holmes 60

Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography 65

Chapter 2 How Can World Peace Be Established?

Chapter Preface 67

1 A Stable and Effective International Order Can Secure World Peace Margaret MacMillan 69

2 Regional Integration and Cooperation Can Establish a Lasting Peace Jeffrey D. Sachs 76

3 Democracy Leads to Peace and Greater Prosperity Mark P. Lagan 82

4 The United States Has a Vital Role in Securing World Peace Barack Obama 90

5 The United States Should Not Be the World's Policeman Sheldon Richtnan 102

Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography 106

Chapter 3 What Economic, Social, and Political Factors May Lead to World Peace? Chapter Preface 108

1 Free Trade Is an Integral Aspect of World Peace Julian Adorney 110

2 The Role of Women in Global Security Valerie Norville 116

3 Religious Leadership Is Conducive to Global Harmony Mustafa Ceric 131

4 Gender Equality Is Tied to Peace Hannah Wright 140

5 World Peace Can Only Come Through Inner Peace The Dalai Lama 145

Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography 155

Chapter 4 What Are the Greatest Threats to World Peace?

Chapter Preface 157

1 Obama Makes Wars More Likely Mona Charen 159

2 The Greatest Threat to World Peace Noam Chomsky 164

3 Iran Is a Threat to World Peace Benjamin Netanyahu 170

4 Iran Is Not a Threat to World Peace Hassan Rouhani 183

5 Terrorism Is a Threat to World Peace James B. Comey 194

6 The Terrorist Threat Has Been Exaggerated John Mueller 205

7 The Declining Access to Potable Water Will Lead to Global Instability Gary White 210

Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography 216

For Further Discussion 217

Organizations to Contact 219

Bibliography of Books 225

Index 229

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