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Further Information

Peace Tax Worldwide

Peace tax advocacy, and war tax resistance, are international in their scope.

For the umbrella group Conscience and Peace Tax International (CPTI), see <http://cpti.ws> .

For state-specific peace tax organisations in Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, the UK, and the USA (DC, New York, and Virginia), see <http://cpti.ws/addresses.html> .



Books

Understanding Peacekeeping. Bellamy, Alex J., Paul Williams and Stuart Griffin.
Cambridge: Blackwell, 2004. ISBN 0-7456-3057-x (hb); 0-7456-3058-8 (pb)

Rethinking War and Peace. Francis, Diana.
London: Pluto Press, 2004. ISBN 0 7453 2188 7 (hb), 0 7453 2187 9 (pb)

War No More: Eliminating Conflict in the Nuclear Age. Hinde, Robert, and Joseph Rotblat.
London: Pluto Press, 2003. ISBN 0-7453-2191-7

No Alternative? Nonviolent Responses to Repressive Régimes. Lampen, John (ed.)
York: William Sessions, The Ebor Press, 2000. ISBN 1 85072 243 9

War Prevention Works: 50 Stories of People Resolving Conflict. Matthews, Dylan
Oxford: Oxford Research Group, 2001. ISBN 0-9511361-6-X

The Beauty Queen’s Guide to World Peace: Money, Power and Mayhem in the Twenty-First Century. Plesch, Dan. London: Politico’s (Methuen), 2004. ISBN 1 84275 110 7



Web resources

Below are specific links to topics of interest. To find peace organisations click on: Links to other peace organisations


History of Pacifism and Nonviolence

UK conscientious objection in WWI
http://www.ppu.org.uk/learn/infodocs/cos/index.html

Nonviolence in WWII: direct action in occupied Europe saves 87% of Danish Jews
http://www.ppu.org.uk/learn/infodocs/nvww2/ww2_nonviolence_intro.html

Peace Pledge Union's timeline: a century of peacework, 1900-2000
http://www.ppu.org.uk/century/century1.html


Peace Tax Worldwide Today

Conscience & Peace Tax International
http://cpti.ws

Mennonite Central Committee - Canada

http://www.mcc.org/learn/more/conscientious-objection.html

Netzwerk-Friedensteuer - Germany

http://www.netzwerk-friedenssteuer.de/

National War Tax Resisters Coordinating Committee - USA
http://www.nwtrcc.org/sop.htm

War Resisters League - USA
http://www.warresisters.org/

Conscience & Peace Tax International in Israel/Palestine

http://www.cpti.ws/conf/94/94pg/fri_aft.html


Thoughts and Statements on Peace

Peace Pledge Union
http://www.ppu.org.uk/learn/infodocs/index.html

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General information on most relevant issues

http://www.ppu.org.uk/learn/texts/doc_seville.html

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The 1989 UNESCO Seville Statement on Violence: scientists reject the idea of innate
or instinctive violence or war

http://www.ppu.org.uk/learn/infodocs/st_pacifism_m1.html

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Pacifism and nonviolence

http://www.ppu.org.uk/learn/conflict/LP_conflict1.html

- War and violence: general ideas about understanding, prevention, and replacement


Education and Training

TRANSCEND
http://www.transcend.org/

- list of courses

Better World Links - Peace Education
http://www.betterworldlinks.org/


Great souls: stories

Mohandas K. (Mahatma) Gandhi
http://www.mkgandhi.org/

Hans and Sophie Scholl
http://www.ppu.org.uk/learn/infodocs/nvww2/ww2_nonviolence_germany1.html

Helmut Moltke, Hans Jägerstätter and others
http://www.ppu.org.uk/learn/infodocs/nvww2/ww2_nonviolence_germany2.html#christians

Médecins Sans Frontières
http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/about/

Peace Pledge Union's timeline: a century of peacework, 1900-2000
http://www.ppu.org.uk/century/century1.html



Special Groups and Current Issues

UK Guardian links to websites relating to Iraq and the invasion
http://www.guardian.co.uk/antiwar/subsection/0,12809,884056,00.html

PPU - Blood money for books: the military/industry in schools
http://www.ppu.org.uk/learn/peaceed/pe_indoctrinate.html

Info for members of the UK armed forces.
http://www.ppu.org.uk/coproject/cotoday.html

- Note to journalists and peace activists: Please remember that members of the British Armed Forces do not enjoy the same rights ... that you do. ... So before you urge them to any action that will incur penalties you will never face, consider advising them to consult AT EASE instead.


Online Reading Materials

<http://www.quaker.org.uk/our-work/peace.html> QPSW bibliography