ERIC Number: ED359079
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Is It Right for a Teacher To Be Biased--Towards Avoidance of Violence and Environmental Damage? A Conversation on "Peace Education" and "Education for Peace" in a British Context. Paul Smoker and the Project "Preparedness for Peace." Reprints and Miniprints, No. 691.
Lund Univ. (Sweden). Malmo School of Education.
As part of the efforts of Sweden's Malmo School of Education's "Preparedness for Peace" project, this document presents a conversation with Paul Smoker. Smoker is director of the Richardson Institute for Conflict and Peace Research, University of Lancaster, England. He has a long history of involvement with peace research and peace studies. Smoker discusses his own background and the sources of his involvement in the peace studies movement. He explains how he interprets the term "peace education," how schools can teach the subject, and how British schools contribute to peace education. Smoker recounts his own military school background and how his interest in peace education set him apart from school colleagues. The paper includes notes about the interviewee, including a list of selected writings. (SG)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Lund Univ. (Sweden). Malmo School of Education.
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom