Conflict Resolution and Peace Education: Transformations across Disciplines

Paperback | March 15, 2012

EditorCandice C. Carter

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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

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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 concep...

Candice C. Carter Ph.D. is an Associate Professor at the University of North Florida. Her research and scholarship topics include: conflict transformation, peace policy, multicultural education, history/social studies instruction, citizenship education, peace education, peace through arts, peace literature, and teacher training. She s...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:236 pages, 8.65 × 5.65 × 0.52 inPublished:March 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230620647

ISBN - 13:9780230620643

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Table of Contents

Introduction - Candice C. Carter * Multiculturalism and Conflict Transformation: Counselor and Client Working Together - Richmond Wynn, Sharon 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 Frank * Comprehensive Law: Transformative Responses by the Legal Profession - Susan Daicoff* Peace Psychology in a Poor World: Conflict Transformation in Response to Poverty - Maria Teresa Tuason * Conflict Transformation Efforts in the Southern Philippines - Susan D. Russell and Rey Ty * Teacher Preparation for Peace Education - Candice C. Carter

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"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