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Peters, Michael A. – Paradigm Publishers, 2004
Education plays an important role in challenging, combating and in understanding terrorism in its different forms, whether as counter-terrorism or as a form of human rights education. Just as education has played a significant role in the process of nation-building, so education also plays a strong role in the process of empire, globalization and…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Educational Change, Feminism, Foreign Countries
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Foss, Sonja K. – Communication Quarterly, 1986
Identifies five features of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial that may account for its deep universal appeal. Suggests the memorial's effectiveness may recommend it as a model for contemporary anti-war rhetoric. (MS)
Descriptors: Ambiguity, Communication Research, Persuasive Discourse, Rhetoric
Stone, Lawrence – N Y Rev Book, 1970
Discusses why the dispatch of troops to Cambodia by the United States in April, 1970 moved politically moderate students and faculty at Princeton University to take anti-war measures considered constructive. (KG)
Descriptors: Activism, Demonstrations (Civil), Political Issues, Student Attitudes
Cox, Marcus S. – Educational Foundations, 2006
During the late 1960s and early 70s, the antiwar movement gained momentum and introduced a new wave of protest and demonstrations throughout the nation. At many colleges and universities, military training programs were discontinued or in jeopardy of losing their appeal. Much of the violence that did involve students on Black campuses directly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Adults, War, Military Service
Levin, Matthew – ProQuest LLC, 2009
The history of the sixties at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is both typical of other large universities in the United States and, at the same time, distinctive within the national and even international upheaval that marked the era. Madison's history shows how higher education transformed in the decades after World War II, influenced…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, National Security, Doctoral Dissertations
Gilbert, Marc Jason, Ed. – 2001
The essays in this collection represent recent scholarship on campus unrest in the 1960s and 1970s. They provide a variety of case studies of the 1960s movements and events beyond the more highly publicized events, and they offer new insights into the antiwar movement. The essays are: (1) "Pro-War and Anti-Draft: Young Americans for Freedom…
Descriptors: Activism, Case Studies, College Students, Demonstrations (Civil)
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Stake, Robert E.; Cisneros-Cohernour, Edith J. – Quality of Higher Education, 2004
Campus teaching is not independent of campus politics. Quality of teaching is partly a function of who cares. The complexity of the disciplines taught is not justification for indifference to the needs of students--and the needs of the public, and the state, and the campus administrative offices, and the instructors. Teaching is not merely a…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, College Faculty, Higher Education, Educational Quality
Hawkes, Glenn W.; And Others – 1987
The purpose of this booklet is to encourage global action that will protect children from the threat of nuclear war. A number of specific steps are suggested to reduce this threat, including: (1) finding 10 minutes per week to work on an anti-war project; (2) supporting anti-nuclear organizations; (3) joining anti-war organizations; (4) sharing…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Children, Citizen Participation, Disarmament
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Chilcoat, George; Vocke, David E. – Social Studies Texan, 1990
Addresses the way that popular music depicted the anti-war sentiment during the Vietnam war era, as opposed to country western music which defended government action. Advocates supplementing textbook readings with song lyrics, and suggests a slide presentation to help integrate the two media. Lists three tables with songs organized around specific…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Class Activities, Instructional Innovation, Modern History
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Hogeboom, William L. – Social Science Record, 1984
Education about nuclear arms should be balanced. Most of the supplementary materials dealing with nuclear war that are available to teachers are published by anti-war groups. Basic problems with these materials are discussed and information which can be used to present the other side of the story is provided. (RM)
Descriptors: Bias, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Disarmament, Elementary Secondary Education
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Reese, Stephen D.; Buckalew, Bob – Critical Studies in Mass Communication, 1995
Examines the way one local television station covered the Persian Gulf War. Links coverage to the media routines of television newswork, showing how they act as coherent frames supportive of Gulf policy. Finds that the conflict frame placed anti-war protest in opposition to patriotism, and the control frame dealt with protest as a threat to social…
Descriptors: Activism, Higher Education, Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Role
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Lobel, Jules – Social Policy, 1987
Discusses the history of the following movements' attitudes towards the Constitution: (1) abolition; (2) feminism; (3) trade unions; (4) socialism and communism; and (5) civil rights and anti-war. Maintains that the tensions in these movements' towards the Constitution represent basic contradictions in the document itself. (PS)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Communism, Constitutional Law
Knupp, Ralph E. – Southern Speech Communication Journal, 1981
Examines the role of a specific rhetorical form, the protest song, in social movements. Analyzes the content of songs from the labor and anti-war movements of the 1960s. Concludes that these songs--generally negative, simplistic, and expressive--are in-group messages designed to reinforce feelings of solidarity. (PD)
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Dissent, Group Unity, Labor
Constitutional Rights Foundation, Los Angeles, CA. – 2003
The roots of international law are long and ancient. Archaeologists have unearthed treaties between two Mesopotamian rulers dating back to 3100 B.C. Of all the ancient peoples, the development of modern international law owes the most to the Romans. The 20th century saw two attempts to bring world order through the use of international…
Descriptors: Censorship, Conflict Resolution, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Foreign Countries
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Shafer, George – Central States Speech Journal, 1978
The dramaturgical dimensions of the "theater of fact" as found in two anti-war plays, "Discourse on Viet Nam" by Peter Weiss and "Xa: A Vietnam Primer" by the ProVisional Theatre are examined. In these plays the author finds that Vietnamese history becomes rhetorical testament in arguments against United States…
Descriptors: Credibility, Drama, Historical Criticism, Literary Criticism
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