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Peace Education / Edition 2

Peace Education / Edition 2

by Ian M. Harris, Mary Lee Morrison


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Harris (education policy and community studies, U. of Wisconsin- Milwaukee) and Morrison, founder and director of Pax Educare in Hartford, Connecticut, offer advice to teachers, scholars, church and community leaders, and peace movement activists on how to teach others to understand and deal creatively with the consequences of violent human behavior and to become peacemakers. The 1988 edition has been revised to account for subsequent events. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786414871
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 12/11/2002
Edition description: REV
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Ian M. Harris was a professor of education policy and community studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Now retired, he lives in Walnut Creek, California.

Table of Contents

1What Is Peace Education?9
2Religious and Historical Concepts of War, Peace and Peace Education37
3The Practice of Peace Education--What Does It Look Like? Types of Peace Education65
4Peace Education as Empowerment Education84
5Getting Started: First Steps in Educating for Peace97
6Essential Concepts for the Teaching of Peace116
7Foundations for Educating for Peace: Families and Issues in Child and Adult Development145
8Sensitive Issues in Peace Education164
9Schools as Cultures of War: Overcoming Obstacles191
10Moving Forward with Peace Pedagogy: The Basics for Teaching Peace207
11Conclusion: Visions for a More Hopeful and Interdependent World227
AppendixSyllabus for a Course in Peace Studies243
Bibliography and Resource Guide271

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