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Markov, Moisey A. – Impact of Science on Society, 1975
Discusses the responsibility of scientists to warn mankind about the dangers of the unknown factors of scientific development and the application of science to technical progress. Scientific responsibility for helping reduce politico-military tensions is also put forth. (BR)
Descriptors: Ethics, Moral Issues, Peace, Responsibility
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Fine, Esther Sokolov – Primary Voices K-6, 1994
Describes the Peacemaking program at the Downtown Alternative School, an elementary school in Toronto, Canada. Provides a context of understandings about theory and classroom practices involving struggles with conflict and differences. (SR)
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Peace
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Baer, Joan – Primary Voices K-6, 1994
Describes the beginning and development of the Peacemaking program in a multiage classroom combining grades one through three. Portrays interactions of teachers and students as they apply the Peacemaking program. (SR)
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Elementary School Students, Peace, Primary Education
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Lacey, Ann – Primary Voices K-6, 1994
Portrays the interactions of teachers and students as they explore peacemaking in the elementary grades. Includes children's responses to the Peacemaking program, a note on I-messages, and a discussion on how to begin peacemaking. (SR)
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Peace
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Westing, Arthur H. – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 1974
Discusses the devastating ecological impact of warfare and the traditional approaches to arms control. Indicates that international acceptance of an approach to preventing military ecocide is only possible by arousing world opinion to recognize the abhorrence of any ecological destruction. (CC)
Descriptors: Disarmament, Ecological Factors, Environmental Education, International Law
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Moore, Joseph T. – Social Science Record, 1972
Prevention of war is recommended as an integral part of public school social studies curricula in spite of objections from educators that it may diminish patriotism and further dissent, or other equally irrational responses. (JB)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Humanism, Nationalism, Peace
Intercom, 1971
This consists of several topical selections: World Affairs. General; Arms Control and Disarmament; International Organizations; Regional Problems and how they relate to World Stability; Air, Trade and Development; and Ethics and War. Each section covers organizational activity and resources. (JB)
Descriptors: Disarmament, International Education, International Organizations, International Relations
Lawler, Philip F. – 1986
The purpose of this study is to show how American Catholic bishops go about preparing a pastoral letter on a public issue. The actual preparation of a pastoral letter includes a number of complicated issues. The first two chapters provide background on the bishops' current letter. "Catholic Social Teaching and the U.S. Economy," tracing…
Descriptors: Catholics, Clergy, Economic Research, Higher Education
Byrne, Patick H. – 1981
This paper examines the philosophy behind the Pulse Program of Boston College and its attempt at integrating theory and practice and transforming student's paradigms of justice and love. The basic idea of the program, begun in the fall of 1969, is that students receive academic credit for participation in off-campus field projects which have a…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Field Experience Programs, Higher Education, Justice
Adragna, Steven P. – Georgia Social Science Journal, 1985
Ballistic missile defense is discussed, and the rationale behind the proposal to place defensive weapons in space is examined. Strategic defense is a national security, political, and moral imperative. (RM)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, National Security, Nuclear Warfare, Peace
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Fine, Esther Sokolov – Canadian Children, 1997
Notes the "Children as Peacemakers" study, a video ethnography of peacemaking efforts in an elementary school. Includes excerpts from interviews and discussions with a grade 2 child, her mother, and her teacher concerning their experiences with "Peacemakers" approach. Notes that the "Peacemakers" approach offers…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Elementary School Students, Ethnography, Intervention
Mahajna, Salah; Harel, Yael – English Teachers' Journal (Israel), 1992
Activities that promote Arab-Jew coexistence at the English Department and Arab College at Beth Berl College are recounted. The authors' projects, each regarded as a petal in a "Coexistence Daisy," include those related to art encounters, interprofessional relationships, and inservice training. (LB)
Descriptors: Arabs, Cultural Interrelationships, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
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Swenson, Gay Leah – Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 1987
Reports and critiques the Rust workshop conducted in 1985 in Vienna, Austria. Provides an analysis of the challenges to the person-centered approach as applied to international tension reduction. Concludes with issues for further exploration and a declaration for an ongoing program in person-centered approaches in international relations. (BR)
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Higher Education, Humanism, International Relations
Caldwell, Dan – Teaching Political Science, 1977
This paper explains how to conduct a SALT simulation with upper division undergraduate and/or graduate students who have a limited background in international relations. Playing time is approximately four weeks. It is suggested that an introductory course devoted to reading, lectures, and discussions precede the simulation. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Disarmament, Higher Education, International Relations, Peace
New York Friends Group, Inc., New York. Center for War/Peace Studies. – 1971
The outline presented here grew out of the realization that though a great deal of study has been done on conflict, there has been little effort made to organize the concept for teachers. The concept of conflict provides a rich tool for teachers to analyze much of human behavior. When applied intelligently, it can bridge the gap between very…
Descriptors: Cognitive Objectives, Concept Teaching, Conflict, Conflict Resolution
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