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Hove, Mediel; Ndawana, Enock – Journal of Peace Education, 2019
This article discusses the provision of education in Zimbabwe between 2000 and 2008 which occurred in the midst of a crisis. It is based on the case study of Harare and data collected from primary and secondary sources. It argues that the government's capacity to ensure the provision of education was crippled by the economic meltdown generated by…
Descriptors: Educational History, Case Studies, Government Role, Economic Climate
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Zembylas, Michalinos; Bekerman, Zvi – Journal of Peace Education, 2019
The paper explores how might teacher educators engage with teachers' difficult knowledge and negotiate competing moral truths, when this effort obviously fails to provide adequate 'answers' or 'solutions'. Although the paper is theoretical, this question's point of departure is an incident from a series of teacher workshops in Cyprus. The question…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Teaching Methods, Peace, Moral Development
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Dutta, Urmitapa; Andzenge, Andrea Kashimana; Walkling, Kayla – Journal of Peace Education, 2016
A critical task for peace pedagogy is to challenge views of peace as primarily responses to declared war. Crisis-based politics tend to focus on exceptional situations and fail to capture the entire spectrum of violence. Premised on the idea that peace cannot be understood in isolation of larger structural problems, this paper proposes the concept…
Descriptors: Peace, Program Descriptions, Educational Innovation, Teaching Methods
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McDonald, James Russell – Journal of Peace Education, 2015
This paper reflects my experiences developing a course within the Criminal Justice Technology Associates of Science degree program at Valencia College that fuses topics unique to peace and police studies. The key challenge in developing this course was in confronting the paradox of the police as instruments of both peace and conflict. In dealing…
Descriptors: Peace, Police Education, Police Community Relationship, Conflict Resolution
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Tierney, William G. – Journal of Peace Education, 2011
The plight of nations labeled as "failed" is well-documented, as are suggested strategies to fix them. One area that receives a great deal of focus in the extant literature is education. How can education contribute to the rebuilding of a failed State? Most often the responses to this question focus on the importance of reestablishing primary and…
Descriptors: National Security, Failure, Violence, Conflict