Gandhi, Deep Ecology, Peace Research And Buddhist Economics

  title={Gandhi, Deep Ecology, Peace Research And Buddhist Economics},
  author={Thomas Weber},
  journal={Journal of Peace Research},
  pages={349 - 361}
  • Thomas Weber
  • Published 1 May 1999
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Peace Research
The central importance of Gandhi to nonviolent activism is widely acknowledged. There are also other significant peace-related bodies of knowledge that have gained such popularity in the West in the relatively recent past that they have changed the directions of thought and have been important in encouraging social movements - yet they have not been analysed in terms of antecedents, especially Gandhian ones. The new environmentalism in the form of deep ecology, the discipline of peace research… 

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