- Category : 1930-births
- Type : GP
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Split - Small (10,20)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Wishes 2
Norwegian sociologist, mathematician, and the principal founder of the discipline of peace and conflict studies.
Galtung is known for contributions to mathematics and sociology in the 1950s, political science in the 1960s, economics and history in the 1970s, macro history, anthropology and theology in the 1980s.
He has developed several influential theories, such as the distinction between positive and negative peace, structural violence, theories on conflict and conflict resolution, the concept of peacebuilding, the structural theory of imperialism, and the theory of the United States as simultaneously a republic and an empire.