ERIC Number: ED126456
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Can Children's Literature Bring Peace?
This paper, presented at a special meeting held in Tehran, discusses whether children's books can promote peace and analyzes several titles according to a theory of moral development evolved by Lawrence Kohlberg. Included are a list of programs in the United States that directly relate to peace education for children and a list of special education programs that show how to achieve empathy for others and how global interdependence works. (JM)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults, Tehran (Iran).; Iranian Commission for UNESCO, Tehran.; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Note: Paper presented at the Conference on Children's Literature in the Service of International Understanding and Peaceful Co-operation (Tehran, May 15-21, 1975); Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document