This work provides an organized collection of views on nuclear war education, a topic of great current concern. It grew out of the 1986 Conference on Nuclear War Education sponsored by George Mason University. The contributors represent the full spectrum of academic disciplines from the humanities to the sciences. Through this diverse collection of essays, the editor has tried to elucidate the important themes which underlie this curriculum.
About the Author
ROBERT EHRLICH chairs the Physics Department at George Mason University.
Table of Contents
Rationale and Prospects for Nuclear War Education
Peace Education: Salvation or Curse?
The Quest for Objectivity and Balance
Psychosocial Dimensions of the Nuclear Threat
Nuclear Courses in the Social Sciences
Nuclear Courses in Humanities
Nuclear Courses in Science and Technology
Interdisciplinary Nuclear War Courses
Special Topics for Nuclear War Courses
Resources for Nuclear War Courses
Public Opinion Surveys on Nuclear Issues