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Peace Research Abstracts: Security and conflicts

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Peace Research Abstracts is published by the Peace Research Institute in Ontario, Canada. It covers public affairs, security and conflict resolution. An Ebsco database, it is easy to use for beginning and advanced researchers. Thousands of international journals are indexed, from Journal of Conflict Resolution to Global Governance to Peace Economics. Abstracts date back to 1964.

Sample search terms:

  • international peacekeeping
  • conflict management
  • human rights
  • vulnerable populations
  • elections
  • disarmament

Some topics may be best searched with quotes around phrases, such as:

  • “economics and peace ”
  • “criminal justice system and peace”
  • “gender and peace”
  • “nuclear zero”

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by Nia Rodgers, public affairs research librarian

Image: Peace Baby!!!, resized and cropped, Clyde Robinson, flickr, creative commons

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