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Clarke-Habibi, Sara – Journal of Peace Education, 2018
What does it mean to educate for peace after witnessing one's community being devastated by war? And what impact, if any, does educating for peace have amidst the complexity of post-war reconstruction? To explore these questions, a phenomenological study was conducted in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2012 with eight ethnically diverse educators who…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Peace, Teaching Methods, Conflict
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Acarón, Thania – Journal of Peace Education, 2018
Studying parallels between movement behaviour and violent actions can help understand interdisciplinary possibilities for prevention, intervention, mediation and post-conflict healing. This article explores the role of unconscious and conscious movement decision-making in violent/peaceful interactions. Thematic analysis of interviews was conducted…
Descriptors: Violence, Peace, Teaching Methods, Decision Making
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Grau, Roser; García-Raga, Laura – Journal of Peace Education, 2017
Currently, there are many educational centres that demonstrate the need to promote initiatives to improve coexistence at school at the international level, especially in those located in contexts of social vulnerability. A socio-educational programme has been developed, applied and evaluated at a Singular Education Action Centre (Centro de Acción…
Descriptors: Peace, Teaching Methods, Generalization, Control Groups
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Loukaidis, Loizos; Zembylas, Michalinos – Journal of Peace Education, 2017
This paper explores the ways in which a group of primary school teachers in Cyprus interprets religious education and its contribution to peace. In particular, this phenomenological exploratory study: first, examines how teachers perceive religious education and whether this conceptualization is considered to be (in)compatible with peace in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Ethnic Groups, Conflict
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Willis, Alison – Journal of Peace Education, 2017
The education for peace model (EFPM) presented in this paper was developed within a theoretical framework of complexity science and critical theory and was derived from a review of an empirical research project conducted in a conflict affected environment. The model positions belief systems at the centre and is socioecologically systemic in design…
Descriptors: Peace, Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship, Holistic Approach
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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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Kuppens, Line; Langer, Arnim – Journal of Peace Education, 2016
In the aftermath of violent conflict, divided societies have to answer the important question of whether, when and how to address their country's violent past within their educational system. Whereas some scholars within the field of peace education and transitional justice argue that addressing the violent past in the classroom is important for…
Descriptors: Violence, Empathy, Conflict, Teaching Methods
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Levy, Gal – Journal of Peace Education, 2014
What is wrong with "peace education" in Israel? In this article, I attempt to decipher the cultural codes of Israeli schools in their relation to issues of peace, conflict and citizenship. It combines findings from two studies in order to understand how "school culture" animates "peace education." My main contention…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Peace, Activism
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Ellis, Lindsay – Journal of Peace Education, 2013
This article explores the tension between social control and democratic participation in the first American peace education curriculum, "A Course in Citizenship" (1914). Previously, this "Course" has been read as a case study of progressive era peace education, during which the call to teach democratically increased in volume. Building on this…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, War, Citizenship Education, Social Control
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Nasser, Ilham; Abu-Nimer, Mohammed – Journal of Peace Education, 2012
This article presents the results of a study conducted among Palestinian teachers in Israel to address their contextual understanding and perceptions of forgiveness. It sheds light on K-12 teachers' responses to daily cultural and social conflict situations in a Middle Eastern context. This research aims to contribute to our understanding of…
Descriptors: Conflict, Peace, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes
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Munter, Judith; McKinley, Lyn; Sarabia, Kristine – Journal of Peace Education, 2012
In this study, the authors present peace education as a new model for twenty-first century educators that embraces both pedagogical changes and practical relationships between teachers and students and fosters universal human rights. This case study recounts the lived experience of one novice teacher in a classroom on the US-Mexico border. Her…
Descriptors: Caring, Civil Rights, Organizational Change, Foreign Countries
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Chubbuck, Sharon M.; Zembylas, Michalinos – Journal of Peace Education, 2011
This paper explores the intersection of critical pedagogy and nonviolence in a case study of a white novice teacher at an urban school in the Midwestern United States. Drawing on various theoretical streams that contribute to this possible marriage of critical pedagogy, non-violence and critical peace education, the authors formulate the notion of…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Critical Theory, Peace, Educational Technology
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Christopher, Doris H.; Taylor, Marilyn J. – Journal of Peace Education, 2011
The primary objective of this paper is to report on two teacher educators' development and assessment of a framework and workshop to introduce student teachers to social justice and peace education ideals within the domains of teachers' work during student teachers' first full-time experience of teaching in diverse schools in a major city in the…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Student Teachers, Action Research, Research Methodology
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Divrengi, Mihrap; Aktan, Ebru – Journal of Peace Education, 2011
This study examines preschool teacher attitude to respect for diversity. Findings are based on analysis of questionnaire responses gathered from a sample group of 685 teachers administered in five Istanbul districts between 2006-2007, and analysed by frequency, percentage and Chi-square. Recommendations are proposed with reference to the analysed…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries, Student Diversity, Preschool Teachers
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Zembylas, Michalinos; Charalambous, Panayiota; Charalambous, Constadina – Journal of Peace Education, 2011
In this paper we examine Greek-Cypriot teachers' positions towards the--largely unfamiliar--concept of reconciliation within the Greek-Cypriot community. Looking at a set of 40 interviews conducted in spring 2009, this study is set against the broader historical context of the continuing Cyprus Problem and the development of ethnic rivalry between…
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Ideology, Peace, Foreign Countries
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