Teaching About International Conflict and Peace

Teaching About International Conflict and Peace

by Merry M. Merryfield
     
 

This book is about international conflict resolution and management.

Designed especially for preservice teachers, this book links substantive, current scholarship on major topics in the management of international conflict with exemplary instructional methods in social studies education. Through vignettes and case studies of actual classroom practice, the

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This book is about international conflict resolution and management.

Designed especially for preservice teachers, this book links substantive, current scholarship on major topics in the management of international conflict with exemplary instructional methods in social studies education. Through vignettes and case studies of actual classroom practice, the reader learns from experienced teachers how they integrate different instructional methods to achieve content goals. The book contains an appendix on resources that provides additional information on organizations, instructional materials, computer networks, and other scholarly work that can help teachers improve their instruction on international conflict management.

Teaching About International Conflict and Peace can make a significant difference in preparing social studies teachers to help their students acquire knowledge and understanding of how the peoples of the world have dealt with international conflict in the past and how increasing global interconnections provide new alternatives for the management of international conflict in the present and future.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791423745
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
03/28/1995
Series:
SUNY series, Theory, Research, and Practice in Social Education Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
374
Product dimensions:
5.89(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

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Introduction

Part I. Linking Content, Methods, and Educational Goals

1. Choosing Content and Methods for Teaching about International Conflict and Peace
Merry M. Merryfield and Richard C. Remy

2. A Case Study of Unit Planning in the Context of School Reform
Steve Shapiro and Merry M. Merryfield

Part 2. Essays in International Conflict Management & Peace

3. Building Peace: A Global Learning Process
Chadwick F. Alger

4. The Use and Control of Military Power
Peter D. Feaver

5. Diplomacy, Negotiation, and Peaceful Settlement
David P. Barash

6. Economic Cooperation
Karen Mingst

7. Human Rights in International Perspectives
David P. Forsythe

8. Self-Determination
Dov Ronen

9. Resolving Conflict Over the Global Environment
Marvin S. Soroos

Appendix Resources for Teachers
Yasemin Alptekin-Oguzertem

Glossary
Contributors
Name Index
Subject Index

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