Read the newspapers, and war seems worse than ever. In reality, says author and American University professor Joshua S. Goldstein, however, the decade since 9/11 has been the most peaceful worldwide in the past century. In his up-coming UCI book talk, find out why he says evidence supports this claim, why people don't believe it, and why he credits the United Nations for much of this progress.
Monday, September 26, 2011
Social Science Plaza A, Room 2112
Goldstein will be available for book signings following his talk.
About the speaker:
Joshua S. Goldstein is a professor emeritus of international relations at American University in Washington, D.C. His publications include Winning the War on War: The Decline of Armed Conflict Worldwide, International Relations (textbook) and War and Gender: How Gender Shapes the War System and Vice Versa. Goldstein has made numerous television and radio appearances and in 2010, he received the Book of the Decade Award (2000-2009) from the International Studies Association.
This talk is co-sponsored by the UCI Center for Global Peace & Conflict Studies and the UCI Center for International Studies.