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Peace Studies

This guide is designed for AMBS students in Introduction to Peace Studies

Peace Studies is Interdisciplinary

Strategic Peacebuilding Paths

(Graphic by John Paul Lederach and Katie Mansfield, copyright 2010 Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies)

This diagram represents the intersections of disciplines and methods involved in effective peacebuilding. As you work in peace studies, your sources will need to come from multiple places on the wheel.

  • Perspective of sources: look at authors' affiliations and publishers; pay attention to geography and faith traditions
  • Various ways of knowing: choose sources from multiple disciplines, backgrounds, and parts of the library
  • Disciplinary use of language: choose a variety of keywords to search for information on your topic


Turabian Citations

AMBS uses Turabian notes-bibliography style for citations.  See this book for instructions and examples.  The  Turabian Citation Styles Guide provides online examples.