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Kurian, Nomisha; Kester, Kevin – Journal of Peace Education, 2019
Three gaps seem to be present within the literature of peace education: relatively little self-critique of the internal workings of the field; a dearth of studies featuring the personal narratives of peace educators; and an underrepresentation of peace educators from the Global South. To address these three gaps, this qualitative investigation…
Descriptors: Peace, Citizenship Education, Violence, Geographic Regions
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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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Sen, Abdulkerim – Journal of Peace Education, 2019
In response to the United Nation's (UN) Decade for Human Rights Education initiative, the Turkish Ministry of National Education changed the title of citizenship education courses from 'Citizenship Studies' to 'Citizenship and Human Rights Education' in 1995. However, this curriculum reform was overshadowed by the rise to power of a political…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Military Training, Citizenship Education, Curriculum Development
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Van der Dussen Toukan, Elena – Journal of Peace Education, 2019
How do refugee youth engage in peacebuilding, civic participation, and social action through their educational experiences? This article draws from transnational frameworks, specifically Ajrun Appadurai's notion of 'imagined worlds' with an emphasis on "ethnoscapes" as a framework through which to review literature on refugee young…
Descriptors: Refugees, Migrants, Land Settlement, Youth
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Romero-Amaya, Daniela – Journal of Peace Education, 2019
This paper draws from "Silencios" -- a photography series by the Colombian artist Juan Manuel Echavarría. "Silencios" comprises more than 120 portrayals of abandoned schools due to armed conflict in Los Montes de María, Colombia. Sharing Echeverría's belief that 'these chalkboards have lessons to tell us about war', the author…
Descriptors: Peace, Memory, Foreign Countries, Photography
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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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Gil-Glazer, Ya'Ara – Journal of Peace Education, 2019
This article analyses two concepts that merge critical educational theory and practice: "photo-monologue" and "photo-dialogue," based on a workshop of Arab and Jewish students in Israel focused on family albums. The photo-monologue consists of a photograph and a quote by or in the name of a person seen in the photograph. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Arabs, Jews, Group Discussion
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Adjei, Maxwell – Journal of Peace Education, 2019
Women play a prominent role in bringing about peace in post-conflict societies. Several studies have found the systematic and representative inclusion of women in conflict resolution processes to significantly increase the chances of sustainable peace. However, women's contribution to peace processes are often underemphasized or ignored in…
Descriptors: Females, Peace, Conflict Resolution, Role
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Gelot, Ludwig – Journal of Peace Education, 2019
Incomplete and insufficient university programmes in the field of Peace and Conflict Resolution have led to an important gap in knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA) among peacebuilders and peacekeepers. In theory, experiential learning through problem-based learning (PBL) and simulations should be able to address this gap. This article explores…
Descriptors: Peace, Teaching Methods, Conflict Resolution, Experiential Learning
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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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Hymel, Shelley; Darwich, Lina – Journal of Peace Education, 2018
Can we pave the way to world peace through education of the next generation? This paper focuses on how teaching social and emotional learning (SEL) skills in schools could promote the positive development of children and youth so that they can choose prosocial, nonviolent ways of building relationships with others. First, research on how belonging…
Descriptors: Peace, War, Conflict Resolution, Social Development
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Evans Pim, Joám – Journal of Peace Education, 2018
Following the definition presented by Paige, nonkilling refers to the absence of killing, threats to kill, and conditions conducive to killing in human society. How can education contribute to bringing about such societies? As the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) called upon the global community to 'significantly reduce all forms of…
Descriptors: Peace, Violence, Death, Prevention
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Gutzwiller-Helfenfinger, Eveline – Journal of Peace Education, 2018
In this theoretical paper, selected areas of moral development as well as some of the respective theories and models are used to characterise positive, healthy moral development. Such moral development is seen as one prerequisite of nonkilling. From a lifespan perspective, core concepts such as moral motivation and moral agency are combined into…
Descriptors: Peace, Caring, Moral Development, Social Cognition
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Herrero Rico, Sofía – Journal of Peace Education, 2018
Paige (2002) affirmed that a 'nonkilling society implies a disciplinary shift to nonkilling creativity'. Creativity is indispensable in the search for peaceful alternatives for the positive transformation of conflicts, inherent in human relationships. Creativity can help individuals to think and act peacefully, to find different alternatives to…
Descriptors: Peace, Creativity, Creative Thinking, Imagination
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Evans Pim, Joám – Journal of Peace Education, 2018
For decades Hip Hop cultural practices have been disparaged for allegedly inciting and being responsible for the eruption of urban violence. This assumption, likely built upon pre-existing biases regarding the street culture and ethnic minorities where Hip Hop emerged, ignored how some of the genre's main elements -- particularly freestyle rap,…
Descriptors: Peace, Violence, Prevention, Conflict Resolution
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