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Dailey, Ann Ricks – Theory and Research in Social Education, 1983
The four political attitudes studied involved political interest, political alienation, racial equality, and the Vietnam war. Schooling effects influenced political interest and anti-Vietnam war attitudes but not political alienation and feelings about racial equality. (CS)
Descriptors: Alienation, Educational Attainment, Educational Background, Educational Research
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Such, Elizabeth; Walker, Oliver; Walker, Robert – Childhood: A Global Journal of Child Research, 2005
Debate over the role that young people should play in politics reflects different conceptions of childhood and adult concerns about loss of authority and political hegemony. Coverage of youth protests against the Second Iraq War by the British national press echoes adult discourse on the nature of childhood and exposes the limits set by adults on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Adults, Youth, Social Control
Berle, Adolf A. – 1968
Adolf A. Berle, a statesman and law professor, discusses the powers and responsibilities of the educational administrator. Emphasized is the belief that education must not be sacrificed to race relations militants, anti-war groups, or teachers' demands. Police force should be used when needed to prevent schools from becoming battlegrounds.…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Decentralization, Organizations (Groups), Political Power
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Wilson, Warner – Social Behavior and Personality, 1986
College students (N=155) who did not attend the anti-Vietnam War moratoriums in 1969 and 20 who did attend indicated their degree of liking for five groups chosen to represent authority, and five groups chosen to represent opposition to authority. The non-attenders liked the first groups more and the second groups less than did the attenders.…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Authoritarianism, Bias, Higher Education
Jenkins, Paul – 2000
This paper discusses the rationale for a new course in the history of American protest music which was offered during 1999 at the College of Mount St. Joseph in Ohio. Noting that the course was team taught by a U.S. history professor and a librarian with expertise in the area, the paper states that the course aimed to survey U.S. history through…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Discographies, Higher Education, Popular Culture
Wilmington Coll., OH. Peace Resource Center. – 1985
A bibliography of low-cost peace education resources for individuals and organizations, this catalogue lists audio-visual materials, archival materials, and books. The audio-visual materials and the books are grouped into some or all of the following categories: atomic bombings, nuclear war, the arms race, anti-war, civil defense, peace education,…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Conflict Resolution, Critical Thinking, Dissent
Bjerstedt, Ake – 1993
Members of the Peace Education Commission answered a questionnaire on peace museums. The first 60 respondents, representing 25 different countries supplied the results of this report. A majority of the respondents had a positive opinion about the potential values of a peace museum. A variety of definitions of a peace museum were supplied by…
Descriptors: Cultural Centers, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Duffy, Terence – 1993
Societies all over the world have museums to commemorate war and war heroes. A world-wide growth of peace museums addresses the issue of museums to celebrate peace. These museums, grounded in the activities of nationals, have a regional base but embody a larger international quest for peace education through the visual arts. The original type of…
Descriptors: Educational Facilities, Global Approach, Humanitarianism, International Relations
Wilmington Coll., OH. Peace Resource Center. – 1984
Over 130 print and nonprint peace education resources for use with adult groups and elementary, secondary, and college students are described. Audiovisuals may be rented and books may be purchased from the Wilmington College (Ohio) Peace Resource Center. Audiovisuals, including slides, videotapes and videotape cassettes, and 16mm films, are…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Audiovisual Aids, Books
Keels, Crystal L. – Black Issues in Higher Education, 2004
Today's climate of supercharged patriotism and apparent intolerance for comment or critique calls to mind an earlier period of U.S. history. The Cold War that began in the mid-to late-1940s, along with McCarthyism and the anti-communist movement in the early 1950s, created an atmosphere of national hysteria and paranoia. For the past decade,…
Descriptors: Freedom of Speech, African Americans, Careers, War
Chilcoat, George W. – 1984
The study of popular music can be an effective method of examining social and cultural life. Popular music emphasizes the variety of human existence, goals, outlooks, and biases. A pervading theme in popular American music between 1959 and 1984 has been the theme of "America." Over 200 songs reflect personal, social, and political concerns about…
Descriptors: American Studies, Attitudes, Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness
Campbell, Bruce A. – 1976
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship between psychological traits and voting behavior. Investigated is the thesis that psychological traits are useful concepts for political scientists as predictors of consistency in behavior. Contending that previous trait theory research has been generally unimpressive, the author…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Behavioral Science Research, Data Analysis, Personality Studies
Tolley, Howard, Jr. – 1973
A questionnaire which explored children's beliefs about war and the Vietnam conflict was administered in 1971 to 2,677 children in grades three through eight. The study of these responses examines four aspects of socialization to international strife: (1) how and when children acquire attitudes toward war, (2) what attitudes children have about…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Childhood Attitudes, Elementary School Students, Family Influence
Lipset, Seymour Martin – 1972
Contents of this book include discussions of the following topics: (1) issues for the 1970s (redefining American pluralism); (2) historic pattern of change (rise and fall of repressive movements); (3) unity in the post-war era; (4) breakdown in consensus (racial equality and black militancy; demand for group rights; anti-war and other protests;…
Descriptors: Black Power, Civil Rights, Economic Change, Educational Change
Schlene, Vicki J. – 1996
This digest discusses the need for teaching about the Vietnam War, possible reasons for the negligible treatment the subject receives in social studies classes, and some instructional approaches to the material. Currently, students lack a systematic and detailed knowledge of this turning point in U.S. history. The impact of the Vietnam War on U.S.…
Descriptors: Asian Studies, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Diplomatic History, Educational Resources
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