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Peace and Justice Studies Collection

The Peace and Justice Studies collection is housed in the Women's and Gender Studies Reading Room in the Humanities Suite, 212 Macklin Tower.  The collection contains books and journals on peace, nonviolence, and justice for students, faculty and staff to borrow.


Hours Of Operation
Monday - Friday
9:00 Am - 4:00 p.m.

Highlighted Titles are also available in the Montgomery College Libraries

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  • Ackerman, Peter, and Jack Duvall. A Force More Powerful: A Century of Nonviolent Conflictnew window.  New York: Palgrave, 2000.
  • Boyle, Kay, and Justine Van Gundy, eds. Enough of Dying: Voices for Peace. New York: Dell, 1972.
  • Cady, Duane L. From Warism to Pacifism: A Moral Continuumnew window. Philadelphia: Temple UP, 1989.
  • Christopher, Paul. The Ethics of War and Peace: An Introduction to Legal and Moral Issues. 2nd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1999.
  • Coates, A. J. The Ethics of War. New York: Manchester UP, 1997.
  • Coles, Robert. Dorothy Day: A Radical Devotion. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1987.
  • Cortright, David. Gandhi and Beyond: Nonviolence for an Age of Terrorism. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers, 2006.
  • Deutsch, Morton, and PeterT. Coleman, eds. The Handbook of Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practicenew window. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2000.
  • Fussell, Paul, ed. The Norton Book of Modern War. New York: Norton, 1991.
  • Gandhi, Mohandas. Gandhi on Nonviolence. Ed. Thomas Merton. New York: New Directions, 1965.
  • Girard, Kathryn, and Susan J. Koch. Conflict Resolution in the Schools: A Manual for Educators. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1996.
  • Gregor, Thomas, ed. A Natural History of Peacenew window. Nashville: Vanderbilt UP, 1996.
  • Hart, Lawrence D. Hell’s Abyss; Heaven’s Grace: War and Christian Spirituality. Cambridge, MA: Cowley, 2006.
  • Jayatilleke, K. N. “Buddhism and Peace.” The Wheel, publication no. 41. Kandy, Sri Lanka: Buddhist Publication Society, n.d.
  • Keegan, John. The Book of War: 25 Centuries of Great War Writingnew window. New York: Penguin, 1999.
  • Kingwell, Mark. A Civil Tongue: Justice, Dialogue, and the Politics of Pluralism. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State UP, 1995.
  • Lewis, Jon E., ed. The Mammoth Book of War Diaries and Letters. New York: Carroll & Graf, 1999.
  • Lynd, Staughton, and Alice Lynd, eds. Nonviolence in America: A Documentary History. Revised edition. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1995.
  • McCarthy, Colman. All of One Peace: Essays on Nonviolencenew window. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP, 2003.
  • McCarthy, Colman, ed. Strength through Peace: The Ideas and People of Nonviolence. Washington, DC: Center for Teaching Peace, n.d.
  • Moskos, Charles E., and John Whiteclay Chambers. The New Conscientious Objection: From Sacred to Secular Resistance. New York: Oxford UP, 1993.
  • Okerstrom, Dennis, and Sarah Morgan, eds. Peace and War: Readings for Writers. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 1993.
  • Peace and Change: A Journal of Peace Research. Vols. 28 (2003) – 36 (2011).
  • Satha-Anand, Chaiwet. The Nonviolent Crescent: Two Essays on Islam and Nonviolence. Alkmaar, The Netherlands: IFOR, 1996.
  • Sterba, James P. The Ethics of War and Nuclear Deterrencenew window. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1985.
  • White, James E., ed. Contemporary Moral Problems: War, Terrorism, and Torture. 3rd ed. United States: Thomson-Wadsworth, 2009.
  • Wink, Walter, ed. Peace is the Way: Writings on Nonviolence from the Fellowship of Reconciliationnew window. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2000.
  • Yoder, John Howard. When War is Unjust: Being Honest in Just War Thinking, rev. ed. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1996.