ERIC Number: EJ1094226
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1740 0201
Peace Education Research in the Twenty-First Century: Three Concepts Facing Crisis or Opportunity?
Journal of Peace Education, v13 n1 p1-17 2016
This article focuses on the concepts of peace, education and research, and the ways in which they combine to form the field of peace education and peace education research. It discusses the ways in which each can be said to be facing a crisis of legitimation, representation and praxis, and the structural and cultural violence that inhibit efforts towards a more inclusive global conception of peace. It will review some ways in which it may be possible to rise to Gur-Ze'ev's challenge to respond to post-structural critiques of the field. Drawing on participatory, auto ethnographic and arts-based research methodologies, it suggests ways of creating synergies between research and aspirations towards positive (rather than negative) peace.
Descriptors: Peace, Teaching Methods, Educational Research, Violence, Criticism, Ethnography, Art, Participatory Research, Aesthetics, Art Education, Educational Philosophy
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