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Conflict resolution and peace education : transformations across disciplines / edited by Candice C. Carter.

Contributor(s): Carter, Candice C, 1953-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, �2010Edition: 1st ed.Description: vi, 226 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780230620636; 0230620639; 0230620647; 9780230620643.Subject(s): Peace -- Study and teaching | Conflict managementDDC classification: 303.69
Contents:
Multiculturalism, conflict transformation, and peacebuilding : practitioner and client working together / Richard Wynn, Sharon Tamargo Wilburn, and Cirecie West-Olantunji -- Analytical conflict transformation and teaching for peace in sociology / Casey Welch and Elisabeth Baker -- Nonprofits advancing public dialogue about a "culture of peace" / John W. Frank -- Comprehensive law : transformative responses by the legal profession / Susan Daicoff -- Peace psychology in a poor world : conflict transformation in response to poverty / Ma. Teresa Tuason -- Conflict transformation efforts in the Southern Philippines / Susan D. Russell and Rey Ty -- Teacher preparation for peace education / Candice C. Carter.
Summary: "Peace is the cornerstone of our survival as humans. It is imperative for PEACE to have a prominent place in education. The book Conflict Resolution and PEACE Education provides this supreme human value a status in learning."--Desmond M. Tutu, Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town. Peace Prize Nobel Laureate.Summary: "The message of this important book is already in the fine front cover: from many roots, academic disciplines, and human experience all over, comes a solid stem with many branches in all directions, all kinds of conflicts and cooperation--and the blossoming: positive peace."--Johan Galtung, Professor of Peace Studies and Founder of TRANSCEND: A Peace Development Environment Network.Summary: Peace education includes lessons about conflict sources, transformation, and resolution. While featuring field-based examples in multiple disciplines, including political science, anthropology, communication, psychology, sociology, counseling, law, and teacher training, this book presents real cases of conflict work. Explained are concepts underlying conflict transformation and strategies that have been adapted for use in professional practice. The contributors describe formal peace education with university students in different fields of study and informal learning of adults in community settings. Comprehensively, this book supports professionals who specialize in conflict work as well as instructors and learners in several disciplines which all respond to conflict. --Book Jacket.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Multiculturalism, conflict transformation, and peacebuilding : practitioner and client working together / Richard Wynn, Sharon Tamargo Wilburn, and Cirecie West-Olantunji -- Analytical conflict transformation and teaching for peace in sociology / Casey Welch and Elisabeth Baker -- Nonprofits advancing public dialogue about a "culture of peace" / John W. Frank -- Comprehensive law : transformative responses by the legal profession / Susan Daicoff -- Peace psychology in a poor world : conflict transformation in response to poverty / Ma. Teresa Tuason -- Conflict transformation efforts in the Southern Philippines / Susan D. Russell and Rey Ty -- Teacher preparation for peace education / Candice C. Carter.

"Peace is the cornerstone of our survival as humans. It is imperative for PEACE to have a prominent place in education. The book Conflict Resolution and PEACE Education provides this supreme human value a status in learning."--Desmond M. Tutu, Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town. Peace Prize Nobel Laureate.

"The message of this important book is already in the fine front cover: from many roots, academic disciplines, and human experience all over, comes a solid stem with many branches in all directions, all kinds of conflicts and cooperation--and the blossoming: positive peace."--Johan Galtung, Professor of Peace Studies and Founder of TRANSCEND: A Peace Development Environment Network.

Peace education includes lessons about conflict sources, transformation, and resolution. While featuring field-based examples in multiple disciplines, including political science, anthropology, communication, psychology, sociology, counseling, law, and teacher training, this book presents real cases of conflict work. Explained are concepts underlying conflict transformation and strategies that have been adapted for use in professional practice. The contributors describe formal peace education with university students in different fields of study and informal learning of adults in community settings. Comprehensively, this book supports professionals who specialize in conflict work as well as instructors and learners in several disciplines which all respond to conflict. --Book Jacket.

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