ERIC Number: ED212535
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
World Problems in the Classroom. Educational Studies and Documents. Revised Edition.
Abraham, Herbert J.
The purpose of this revised publication is to provide secondary teachers with practical suggestions on teaching about the United Nations system in conjunction with contemporary world problems and issues. Part One describes the foundation of the United Nations and discusses its purposes, members, and structure. Chapters three through 14, which comprise Part Two of the publication, treat the following topics: peace and security; disarmament; human rights; population; poverty and economic progress; the environment; the sea and sea-bed; social justice for workers; food and hunger; health; children's welfare; and education, science, and culture. Background information and questions for study and discussion are provided on each topic. A description of the functions of intergovernmental agencies related to the United Nations is provided on each topic. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Culture, Disarmament, Education, Environmental Education, Food, Health Education, Hunger, Justice, Peace, Population Education, Poverty, Resource Materials, Sciences, Secondary Education, World Affairs, World Problems
UNIPUB, 345 Post Avenue South, New York, NY 10010 ($5.00 paper copy).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Identifiers: Childrens Rights; United Nations