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Peace education

Author: Ian M Harris; Mary Lee Morrison
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"The world has changed dramatically since the 1988 first edition of this work. The very notion of what is meant by peace, at least domestically, has been profoundly affected by the events of September 11, 2001." "New to this edition are additional discussions of the contributions of feminist theorists to the understanding of peacemaking, the role of the family, and the creation of visions and hope for the future.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian M Harris; Mary Lee Morrison
ISBN: 0786414871 9780786414871
OCLC Number: 50899315
Description: vii, 296 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: What is peace education? --
Religious and historical concepts of war, peace and peace education. --
The practice of peace education --
What does it look like? Types of peace education. --
Peace education as empowerment education. --
Getting started: first steps in educating for peace. --
Essential concepts for the teaching of peace. --
Foundations for educating for peace: families and issues in child and adult development. --
Sensitive issues in peace education. --
Schools as cultures of war: overcoming obstacles. --
Moving forward with peace pedagogy: the basics for teaching peace. --
Conclusion: Visions for a more hopeful and interdependent world. --
Appendix: Syllabus for a course in peace studies.
Responsibility: by Ian M. Harris and Mary Lee Morrison ; foreword by Timothy Reagan.

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This work considers religious and historical concepts of war, peace and peace education. It describes how peace education can move people to work for social change and look for alternatives to  Read more...
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