PeaceJam: How Young People Can Make Peace in Their Schools and Communities / Edition 1

PeaceJam: How Young People Can Make Peace in Their Schools and Communities / Edition 1

by Darcy Gifford
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787968447

ISBN-13: 9780787968441

Pub. Date: 03/05/2004

Publisher: Wiley

Based on the highly acclaimed PeaceJam program—an educational action plan built around the spirit, skills, and wisdom of Nobel Peace Laureates—this is a practical and motivational guide that will inspire a generation of peacemakers. PeaceJam traces the lives of five American teens who, by applying the skills and techniques from the PeaceJam program

Overview

Based on the highly acclaimed PeaceJam program—an educational action plan built around the spirit, skills, and wisdom of Nobel Peace Laureates—this is a practical and motivational guide that will inspire a generation of peacemakers. PeaceJam traces the lives of five American teens who, by applying the skills and techniques from the PeaceJam program and developing personal relationships with Nobel Peace Laureates such as the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu, begin to sense their own potential for greatness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787968441
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/05/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

1. Overcoming Violence.

2. Healing Communities Torn by Intolerance.

3. Creating Justice for All.

4. Growing Up in a Culture of Violence.

5. Discovering the Path to Nonviolence.

6. One Person Really Can Make a Difference.

Epilogue.

How to Get Involved in PeaceJam.

Notes.

Recommended Readings.

About the Author.

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