Entering the Field from Inside Out

  • Marcella RowekEmail author
Part of the Masters of Peace book series (MAPEAC)


In that context, Adam Curle offers to my eyes a highly interesting engagement with the interplay between different levels of awareness and types of identity and how these influence human behavior, especially in regard to social action (Curle 1972: 9). It is important to note that Curle distinguishes between self-conscious awareness and supraliminal awareness (Curle 1972: 19). By the former, he refers particularly to awareness that originates from arranged, regular, and purposeful experiences to gain insight into one’s derivations of motives, attitudes, values, and behavioral habits (Curle 1972: 18 et seq.).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.UNESCO Chair for Peace StudiesUniversity of InnsbruckIgls-VillAustria

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