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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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Lewsader, Joellen; Myers-Walls, Judith A. – Journal of Peace Education, 2017
Peace education has been offered to children for decades, but those curricula have been only minimally guided by children's developmental stages and needs. In this article, the authors apply their research on children's developmental understanding of peace along with peace education principles and Vygotsky's sociocultural theory to present…
Descriptors: Peace, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Child Development, Social Theories
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Stoskopf, Alan; Bermudez, Angela – Journal of Peace Education, 2017
In this paper we examine how the Abolition Movement's approach to non-violent resistance has been silenced in four American history textbooks. Despite extensive research that reveals an extensive network of groups dedicated to the peaceful abolishment of slavery little of this historical record is included in the textbooks. Instead, a skewed…
Descriptors: United States History, Peace, Teaching Methods, Activism
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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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Burns, Stephanie; Lyons, Evanthia; Niens, Ulrike – Journal of Peace Education, 2017
The term "respect for diversity" has gained prominence in many policy and curricular developments aimed at promoting reconciliation and pluralism. To explore the understandings of "respect for diversity" held by children in a society that has both emerged from conflict and is increasingly multicultural, 15 group interviews were…
Descriptors: Peace, Cultural Pluralism, Prosocial Behavior, Conflict
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Dessel, Adrienne B.; Abu Ahmad, Manal Yazbak; Dembo, Robert; Ben Hagai, Ella – Journal of Peace Education, 2017
The violent and protracted Israeli-Palestinian conflict continues, and Jewish Americans play a significant role in influencing related US foreign policy as well as in promoting positive interactions with Palestinians globally. Diaspora populations have played an important role in international peace processes and American Jews are actively…
Descriptors: Violence, Jews, Online Surveys, Socialization
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McCorkle, William – Journal of Peace Education, 2017
In the last forty years, peace education has broadened its focus from primarily international peace and the prevention of war to an approach that encompasses social justice, environmental education, critical theory, and multicultural education. While this is a positive evolution in many respects, there is a danger in de-emphasizing the actual…
Descriptors: War, Peace, Prevention, Social Justice
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Roczen, Nina; Abs, Hermann J.; Filsecker, Michael – Journal of Peace Education, 2017
The willingness to solve conflicts without violence and to strive for a reconciliation of interests is of central significance for the continued existence of democracies. In this paper, we aim to analyze school-related determinants of adolescents' conflict behaviour. Models predicting the conflict styles of "integrating",…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Adolescents, Student Behavior, School Culture
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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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Bickmore, Kathy; Kaderi, Ahmed Salehin; Guerra-Sua, Ángela – Journal of Peace Education, 2017
Public education is one influence on how young people learn to navigate social conflicts and to contribute to building democratic peace, including their sense of hope or powerlessness. Social studies curricula, in particular, introduce core concerns, geographies, governance and civil society, and participation skills and norms. History education…
Descriptors: Peace, Teaching Methods, Conflict, Civil Rights
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Miletic, Tania; Bretherton, Diane – Journal of Peace Education, 2016
The research suggests there is a gap in the peace studies and conflict resolution literature, with little representation or understanding of Chinese perspectives. In a project to address this gap, the researchers conducted interviews individually with 30 participants identified as "emerging leaders," who came from diverse universities…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Peace, Conflict Resolution, Cultural Influences
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Cremin, Hilary – Journal of Peace Education, 2016
This article focuses on the concepts of peace, education and research, and the ways in which they combine to form the field of peace education and peace education research. It discusses the ways in which each can be said to be facing a crisis of legitimation, representation and praxis, and the structural and cultural violence that inhibit efforts…
Descriptors: Peace, Teaching Methods, Educational Research, Violence
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Standish, Katerina – Journal of Peace Education, 2016
This is the pilot study for the Peace Education Curricular Analysis Project--a project that seeks to become a longitudinal and global analysis of national curriculum statements for pro-peace values. National education as a system of organized learning can act as a transmission belt--a cultural institution that assigns communal ideals and values…
Descriptors: Peace, Teaching Methods, National Curriculum, Foreign Countries
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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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Aslan, Canan; Kepenekci, Yasemin Karaman; Güldenoglu, Bilge Nur Dogan; Karagül, Sedat – Journal of Peace Education, 2016
The purpose of this study is to reveal how the concept of peace is addressed in the national award-winning novels written for secondary school students within the Republic of Turkey. Data for this study was obtained from child and youth literature award organizations, associations and publishers within Turkey. Each group which was researched has…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Peace, Novels, Awards
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