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Nonviolence, Anabaptism, and the Impossible in Communication
Teaching Peace: Nonviolence and the Liberal Arts
  • Susan L. Trollinger, University of Dayton
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In a sense, the discipline of communication is all about peace. This is so because the discipline seeks to explain the relationship between communication and understanding as well as to promote better understanding through instruction in effective communication practices. Thus, all sub-disciplines of communication-from organizational communication to public address to health communication-address both theoretical and practical questions about how communication assists or frustrates human understanding. To the extent that an understanding serves as an antidote to human conflict, then, communication seeks to promote peace.
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Citation information: Weaver, J. Denny, and Gerald J. Mast. Teaching Peace : Nonviolence And The Liberal Arts. n.p.: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, 2003.

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Rowman & Littlefield
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Lanham, MD
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Susan L. Trollinger. "Nonviolence, Anabaptism, and the Impossible in Communication" Teaching Peace: Nonviolence and the Liberal Arts (2003)
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