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Melman, Seymour – Teachers College Record, 1982
The scarcity of college courses dealing with disarmament is noted, and educators are urged to address the question of arms limitation. Military and economic factors which limit the ability of the United States to continue the arms race are listed, and plans for reversing the arms race are discussed. (PP)
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Disarmament, Economic Factors, Educational Needs
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Salam, Abdus – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 1980
Briefly reviews past endeavors at achieving international communication among scientists. Describes present accomplishments of the International Centre for Theoretical Physics. Makes appeals for scientific and technological development to the development countries, to the international community, and to representations of the OPEC countries. (CS)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Peace, Physics
Intercom, 1971
A brief review of the world affairs field and what Americans are thinking, writing, and doing about them. Many items are appropriate for teacher and classroom use. (Author)
Descriptors: Disarmament, Economic Development, Geographic Regions, International Education
Mayton, Daniel M., II; Palmer, B. James – 1996
This paper reviews the assessment measures developed to recognize nonviolent dispositions. Based on computer searches of the Psychological Abstracts (PsychLit) database, the document identifies the best measures for assessing nonviolence such as: (1) The Nonviolence Test developed by Kool and Sen (1984); (2) the Gandhian Personality Scale…
Descriptors: Aggression, Altruism, Antisocial Behavior, Attitude Measures
Wampler, Faye H.; Hess, Susan A. – 1990
This manual is designed to assist the school and trainers in preparing students to become peer mediators. The program seeks to find peaceful solutions to problems, and recognizes that conflict is a natural process and that students can solve their own problem and are responsible people. The format puts introductory and program startup materials…
Descriptors: Arbitration, Conflict Resolution, Cooperation, Decision Making
Barrs, David, Ed.; Juffkins, Maura, Ed. – 1995
This kit for 14-16 year-olds introduces high school students to the work of the United Nations (UN). The materials explain the global issues and concerns the UN addresses. Relevant information about the UN and its work is included in each unit, but these must be examined, taught, and understood within the context of the larger issues and ideals.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Education, High Schools, Instructional Materials
Shatles, Diane – 1992
This four-part paper presents aspects of a curriculum developed to counter the violent image of heroes in the media by presenting children with role models of men and women who are peacemakers. The paper's first section presents an overview and rationale of the program, stating that: (1) it is an infusion curriculum (not requiring additional…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, English Curriculum
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. – 1987
Results of a regional meeting to assess the current situation of the Associated Schools Project and to develop strategies of action at the national level are presented in this report. Twelve observers from China and Thailand and 16 representatives from 10 countries participated in the meeting. Participating countries included Australia,…
Descriptors: Community Support, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation
DePorte, A. W. – 1984
One in a series of booklets whose purpose is to stimulate greater and more effective understanding of world affairs among Americans, this six-chapter report examines the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) first 35 years and probes the extent to which the alliance can find common ground on the perennial issues of military doctrine,…
Descriptors: Decision Making, European History, Foreign Policy, Instructional Materials
Goldstein, Steven M.; Mathews, Jay – 1985
One in a series of booklets whose purpose is to stimulate greater interest in and more effective understanding of world affairs among American citizens, this six-chapter booklet traces the development toward improved relations between China and the United States. The chapters include: "Toward a New Consensus: 1978-1986"; "Strategic…
Descriptors: Foreign Diplomats, Foreign Policy, International Education, International Relations
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Molnar, Alex – Educational Leadership, 1992
For too many children, our society is a fearful wasteland that mocks adult pieties and nurtures nihilism. The threat of violence cannot be dispelled with metal detectors, weapons checks, and secured hallways. Educators must adopt classroom practices that promote and strengthen peaceful relations among students and become more effective advocates…
Descriptors: Affluent Youth, Child Advocacy, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education
Altfeld, Michael F. – Georgia Social Science Journal, 1985
Discussed here are two schools of thought on how best to avoid nuclear war, i.e., that of (1) the Mutual Assured Destroyers who believe that the real enemy is the arms race itself, and (2) the Classical Strategists who believe that the real enemy is the Soviet Union. (RM)
Descriptors: Disarmament, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Policy, International Relations
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Eide, Asbjorn – International Social Science Journal, 1998
Explains the historical significance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Focuses on the initiative for the Declaration and its elaboration, the precursors to modern human rights, the foundation of the Declaration, the rights contained in the Universal Declaration, three modes of human rights analysis, and global governance and human…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Freedom, Futures (of Society)
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Bruno, Maria F. – Feminist Teacher, 1992
Discusses reactions and attitudes of students in a women's studies course during the Gulf War. Contends that the imagery of war as a sexual, phallic event was a major topic of class discussion. Presents excerpts from teacher and student conversations. (CFR)
Descriptors: Discussion, Females, Feminism, Foreign Countries
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Melanson, Richard A. – Perspectives on Political Science, 1990
Discusses the achievements of Reagan's foreign policy. Explores the question: Did Reagan reconstruct a domestic foreign policy consensus? Concludes that no consensus was reached. Analyzes Reagan's political beliefs, including his antinuclear sentiments, and examines relations between Reagan and Congress. (RW)
Descriptors: Foreign Policy, Higher Education, International Relations, International Studies
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