Research Committees

Nonkilling Research Committees on various areas of knowledge act as consultative bodies to promote the advancement of interdisciplinary scientific evidence on the possibilities of nonkilling societies. These Committees provide creative input on research agendas, academic events, courses and publications. Scholars from all disciplines are welcome to participate. Please contact CGNK staff or Committee Coordinators to join.

Established Research Committees

Anthropology; Arts; Economics and Business; Education; Futures Studies; Geography; Health Sciences; History; Law Studies; Leadership; Linguistics; Media Studies; Neuroscience; Philosophy; Political Science; Psychology; Science and Technology; Security and International Relations; Sociology; Spiritual Traditions.

Nonkilling Anthropology Research Committee

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Nonkilling Societies by Joám Evans Pim (ed.)

Nonkilling Societies

Summary: This volume arises from a crucial question formulated by political scientist Glenn D. Paige: “Is a Nonkilling Society Possible?”

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Nonkilling Arts Research Committee

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Toward a Nonkilling Paradigm by Joám Evans Pim (ed.)

Toward a Nonkilling Paradigm

The open challenge to the widespread acceptance of lethality and lethal intent trespasses the limits of an ideology for social change entailing a new scientific model based on the refutation of killing-accepting science.

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Nonkilling Economics and Business Research Committee

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Toward a Nonkilling Paradigm by Joám Evans Pim (ed.)

Toward a Nonkilling Paradigm

The open challenge to the widespread acceptance of lethality and lethal intent trespasses the limits of an ideology for social change entailing a new scientific model based on the refutation of killing-accepting science.

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Nonkilling Education Research Committee

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Nonkilling Futures Studies Research Committee

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Nonkilling Futures: Visions by James A. Dator (ed.), Joám Evans Pim (ed.)

Nonkilling Futures: Visions

Summary: Contributors to this volume on nonkilling futures were asked to envision as clearly as they can the crucial features

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Nonkilling Geography Research Committee

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Nonkilling Geography by James Tyner (ed.), Joshua Inwood (ed.)

Nonkilling Geography

Summary: Geography, in particular, can (and has) contributed significantly to our understanding of the various “spaces” of killing. However, to

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Nonkilling Health Sciences Research Committee

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Nonkilling History Research Committee

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Nonkilling History: Shaping Policy with Lessons from the Past by Antony Adolf (ed.)

Nonkilling History: Shaping Policy with Lessons from the Past

Summary: The surprise insight from Nonkilling History is that what did not happen explains why humanity lives today. This turns

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Nonkilling Law Studies Research Committee

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Nonkilling Leadership Research Committee

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Global Nonkilling Leadership Forum Book of Proceedings by Glenn D. Paige (ed.), Joám Evans Pim (ed.)

Global Nonkilling Leadership Forum Book of Proceedings

Summary: The First Global Nonkilling Leadership Forum convened in Honolulu, Hawai‛i during November 1-4, 2007, organized by the Center for

Diary of a Kidnapped Colombian Governor. A Journey Toward Nonviolent Transformation by Guillermo Gaviria Correa, Hugo Zorilla (translator), James F. S. Amstutz (ed.), Norma Zorilla (translator)

Diary of a Kidnapped Colombian Governor. A Journey Toward Nonviolent Transformation

Summary: The dramatic rescue and release of Colombia hostage Ingrid Betancourt on July 2, 2008, riveted the world’s attention. Another

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Nonkilling Linguistics Research Committee

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Nonkilling Linguistics: Practical Applications by Patricia Friedrich (ed.)

Nonkilling Linguistics: Practical Applications

Summary: Nonkilling speaks both to the goal of preserving the physical lives of individuals, communities, other species, the environment as

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Nonkilling Media Studies Research Committee

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Nonkilling Media by Joám Evans Pim (ed.)

Nonkilling Media

Summary: The importance of rethinking media and entertainment from a nonkilling perspective is self-explanatory. In “Nonkilling Global Political Science”, Glenn

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Nonkilling Neuroscience Research Committee

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Nonkilling Psychology by Joám Evans Pim (ed.)

Nonkilling Psychology

Summary: This book demonstrates the rich diversity of research approaches developed so far within the field of psychology. In this

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Nonkilling Philosophy Research Committee

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Nonkilling Political Science Research Committee

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Nonkilling Security and the State by Joám Evans Pim (ed.)

Nonkilling Security and the State

Summary: The time has come to start anew history in this respect. We must establish reverence for life as the

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Nonkilling Psychology Research Committee

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Nonkilling Psychology by Joám Evans Pim (ed.)

Nonkilling Psychology

Summary: This book demonstrates the rich diversity of research approaches developed so far within the field of psychology. In this

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Nonkilling Science and Technology Research Committee

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Engineering Nonkilling: Scientific Responsibility and the Advancement of Killing-Free Societies by Joám Evans Pim (ed.)

Engineering Nonkilling: Scientific Responsibility and the Advancement of Killing-Free Societies

Summary: The present volume raises an important question: what kind of science and applications needs to be engineered to work

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Nonkilling Security and International Relations Research Committee

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Nonkilling Security and the State by Joám Evans Pim (ed.)

Nonkilling Security and the State

Summary: The time has come to start anew history in this respect. We must establish reverence for life as the

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Nonkilling Sociology Research Committee

Books

Nonkilling Societies by Joám Evans Pim (ed.)

Nonkilling Societies

Summary: This volume arises from a crucial question formulated by political scientist Glenn D. Paige: “Is a Nonkilling Society Possible?”

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Nonkilling Spiritual Traditions Research Committee

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Nonkilling Spiritual Traditions by Joám Evans Pim (ed.), Pradeep Dhakal (ed.)

Nonkilling Spiritual Traditions

Summary: The Center’s Nonkilling Spiritual Traditions Research Committee, with over 30 members, envisioned a collaborative academic initiative to further understand

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