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Reimer, Kristin Elaine – Journal of Peace Education, 2019
The practice and popularity of restorative justice (RJ) in education has been growing in recent years. RJ can be understood in dramatically different ways by those implementing it. For some, RJ is about creating an environment of and for student engagement that challenges traditional systems of discipline and facilitates learning. For others, RJ…
Descriptors: Peace, Justice, Teaching Methods, Interpersonal Relationship
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Behr, Hartmut; Megoran, Nick; Carnaffan, Jane – Journal of Peace Education, 2018
This article explores 'peace days' in English schools as a form of peace education. From a historical overview of academic discussions on peace education in the US and Great Britain since the First World War, we identify three key factors important for peace education: the "political" context, the "place" in which peace days…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Peace, Politics of Education, War
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Darweish, Marwan; Mohammed, Maamoon Abdulsamad – Journal of Peace Education, 2018
The Kurdistan Regional Government has implemented a wide range of reforms in Iraqi Kurdistan's education system since its establishment in 2003. This qualitative study utilises critical discourse analysis to investigate the content of History Education (HE) textbooks (grades five to eight) and to assess how far peace education values and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History Instruction, Values, Peace
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Vanner, Catherine; Akseer, Spogmai; Kovinthan, Thursica – Journal of Peace Education, 2017
Post-war education is usually considered a positive contributor to peacebuilding; however, it can also reinforce divisive perspectives. Textbooks and learning materials can be instrumental in maintaining or exacerbating existing inequalities. This paper uses case study literature reviews of Afghanistan, South Sudan and Sri Lanka to explore the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Peace, Power Structure, Victims
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Szczepanska, Kamila – Journal of Peace Education, 2017
The centrality of atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japanese collective memory has been often perceived by the country's neighbours, i.e. the People's Republic of China and South Korea, as a pillar of the country's (alleged) "victim consciousness" and amnesia in regard to the suffering inflicted on others. For this reason, the…
Descriptors: War, Peace, Instructional Materials, History
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Gebregeorgis, Mehari Yimulaw – Journal of Peace Education, 2017
Textbooks are not only meant to deliver subject knowledge; they are also a medium to convey universal and community-specific values. Aiming to explore the social and emotional development goals of "English for Ethiopia Student Textbook Grade 9," this study reviews the content and activities of the textbook by searching for embedded peace…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Grade 9
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Williams, Hakim Mohandas Amani – Journal of Peace Education, 2017
Zero tolerance, punitive, and more negative peace-oriented approaches dominate school violence interventions, despite research indicating that comprehensive approaches are more sustainable. In this article, I use data from a longitudinal case study at a Trinidadian secondary school to focus on the role of teachers and their impact on school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Violence, Peace, Intervention
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Tibbitts, Felisa L. – Journal of Peace Education, 2016
This article presents evidence of the links between human rights education and social change by analyzing the long-term effects on 88 trainers engaged in a non-formal adult training program sponsored by a women's human rights group in Turkey, Women for Women's Human Rights--New Ways. In this article, I show the transformative impacts of carrying…
Descriptors: Females, Civil Rights, Adult Education, Social Change
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Rasheed, Rebeen A.; Munoz, Alexander – Journal of Peace Education, 2016
As the Syrian civil war enters its fifth year, with over four million refugees and no solution in the near future, the international community must better consider long-term planning in regards to the plight of refugees and services to support them, not just short-term emergency responses. Critically, higher education is all too often ignored when…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Peace, Refugees, Case Studies
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Urbain, Olivier – Journal of Peace Education, 2016
Recent years have seen a growing interest in research linking musicking and peacebuilding, and the establishment of the Min-On Music Research Institute (MOMRI) in 2014 in Tokyo follows this trend. Its mission statement is: "To pursue a multidisciplinary investigation of the potential application of music in peacebuilding activities," in…
Descriptors: Peace, Teaching Methods, Music Education, Creativity
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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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Tanigawa, Yoshiko – Journal of Peace Education, 2015
This paper focuses on how peace education at a peace museum is promoted by a volunteer guide service for visitors. Peace museums are places where many materials related to war and peace history are on display. To support the learning experience of museum visitors, many peace museums in Japan provide a volunteer guide service. The Kyoto Museum for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Museums, Peace, Case Studies
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Farini, Federico – Journal of Peace Education, 2014
This article aims to offer both a theoretical contribution and examples of practices of trust building in peace education; the article presents an empirical analysis of videotaped interactions in the context of peace education activities in international groups of adolescents. The analysis regards two international summer camps promoted by the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Summer Programs, Peace, Trust (Psychology)
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Golan, Daphna; Shalhoub-Kevorkian, Nadera – Journal of Peace Education, 2014
This article is based on an action-oriented study of 13 community-engaged courses at 11 institutions of higher education in Israel. These courses were not part of peace education programs but rather accredited academic courses in various disciplines, all of which included practice and theory. The purpose of this article is to demonstrate how these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Case Studies, Transformative Learning
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Herborn, Peter J.; Hutchinson, Francis P. – Journal of Peace Education, 2014
War memorials and related exhibition spaces are commonplace in Australian cities and towns. As critically reflected upon in this paper, there is much "hidden" or alternative history that tends to get ignored when it comes to official memorials and conventional places of remembrance. The particular focus of our paper is the exploration of…
Descriptors: Peace, War, Facilities, Historic Sites
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