George Allen & Unwin, 1941, Green Cloth, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Edition
white titles spine; "war is not something sui generis (unique). It is a vlolent form of the coercion which in other directions our dominative society treats as normal. This book traces the processes - conscious and unconscious - by which large populations reluctantly acquiesce in war. It offers a psychological analysis of the increased social cohesion which war brings, the changes in moral outlook, and the ultimate break-up of one of the belligerents. Above all it asks, What is peace? - a question which turns out to have challenging implications. Here recent psychological work is called on to define an alternative to coercion, a radical conception of peace. To reach it, one essential is security. And the book ends by discussing changes needed to bring about psychological security, changes not only in the larger social world, but in its microcosm, the family."; light wear to corners of price-intact D/J.; including index - 256 pages. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Psychology & Psychiatry; War Psychology; War; Peace; Sociology & Culture. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: PSY00014.