Elise Boulding: Autobiographical Writings and Selections from Unpublished Journals and Letters
This volume honors the lifetime achievement of distinguished activist and scholar Elise Boulding (1920–2010) on the occasion of her 96th birthday. Known as the “matriarch” of the twentieth century peace research movement, she made significant contributions in the fields of peace education, future studies, feminism, and sociology of the family, as well as serving as a prominent leader in the peace movement and the Society of Friends. She taught at the University of Colorado, Boulder from 1967 to 1978 and at Dartmouth College from 1978 to 1985, and was instrumental in the development of peace studies programs at both those institutions. She was a co-founder of the International Peace Research Association (1964), the Consortium on Peace Research Education and Development (1970), and various peace and women’s issue related committees and working groups of the American Sociological Association and International Sociological Association.
Elise Boulding (1920–2010) was highly influential in the fields of peace research, peace education, future studies, and sociology of the family, and was a noted feminist and QuakerProvides a unique view of the author's life and workIncludes autobiographical writings and unpublished diaries which began in 1935 when she was fifteen and ended in 2008 when Alzheimers brought her writing to an end