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Fostering Change in Institutions, Environments, and People: A Festschrift in Honor of Gavriel Salomon
     

Fostering Change in Institutions, Environments, and People: A Festschrift in Honor of Gavriel Salomon

by David C. Berliner (Editor), Haggai Kupermintz (Editor)
 

This volume is comprised of contributions from leading scholars in education and psychology. In part one of the book the authors provide insight into the psychology of change, examining:

• What factors work as catalysts for change in environments, institutions and people

• What factors hinder change

• When change is deemed

Overview

This volume is comprised of contributions from leading scholars in education and psychology. In part one of the book the authors provide insight into the psychology of change, examining:

• What factors work as catalysts for change in environments, institutions and people

• What factors hinder change

• When change is deemed beneficial

In the second part of this volume the authors turn their attention to the issue of peace education. They examine the types of problems that societies and scholars should identify and try to solve in hopes of building more peaceful environments. The final chapter is a biography honoring Professor Gavriel (Gabi) Salomon, a significant contributor to the vast literature on change. This book is appropriate reading for professors, students and academics who are dedicated to fostering change to benefit institutions, environments and people.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805863864
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/25/2008
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

David C. Berliner is Regents’ Professor of Education at Arizona State University.

Haggai Kupermintz is a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Education at the University of Haifa.

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