ERIC Number: ED392722
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Educating for a Just Society, Grades 7-12.
This manual examines peace and justice themes with a specific domestic focus on issues rooted in the cultural, political, social, and economic fiber of the U.S. culture and economy. Each unit begins with overall goals for the unit with lessons developed around each goal. The lessons include brief background information for the teacher and suggested classroom activities. Worksheets accompany many units. Recommended written and audiovisual resources are listed. The volume contains the following: (1) "How To Use This Manual"; (2) "Introduction"; (3) "Conflict Resolution and Dealing with Violence"; (4) "Ageism"; (5) "Justice for People with Disabilities"; (6) "Sexism"; (7) "Racism"; (8) "Multicultural Education"; (9) "Poverty in the United States"; and (10) "Advertising and the Media." (EH)
Descriptors: Advertising, Age Discrimination, Conflict Resolution, Critical Thinking, Disability Discrimination, Justice, Mass Media Effects, Multicultural Education, Peace, Racial Discrimination, Secondary Education, Sex Discrimination, Social Discrimination, Social Problems, Social Studies
Institute for Peace and Justice, 4144 Lindell Boulevard, Suite 124, St. Louis, MO 63108, telephone: 214-918-2630.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Institute for Peace and Justice, St. Louis, MO.