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Quaynor, Laura – Journal of Peace Education, 2015
Although policymakers stress the importance of education in promoting peace, little research examines the ways that schools prepare students affected by conflict to participate in the restoration of peace in their political community. Post-conflict societies experience severe challenges in strengthening political processes and social cohesion.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conflict, Social Change, Citizenship Education
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Bajaj, Monisha – Journal of Peace Education, 2004
In 2001, a 3-month course in human rights based on critical inquiry was offered to 8th graders in a slum area of Santo Domingo. The students' attitudes, behaviors and knowledge of human rights principles were measured before and after the course. The curriculum focused on international principles and entrenched local problems such as…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Student Attitudes, Student Reaction, Child Labor