Peace Philosophy in Action

Hardcover | September 15, 2010

EditorCandice C. Carter, Ravindra Kumar

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This book documents recent and historical events in the theoretically-based practice of peace development. Its diverse collection of essays describes different aspects of applied philosophy in peace action, commonly involving the contributors’ continual engagement in the field, while offering support and optimal responses to conflict and violence. This study has never been timelier, as the omnipresence of conflict and the widespread opportunities to respond to them with nonviolence and peace practices.

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This book documents recent and historical events in the theoretically-based practice of peace development. Its diverse collection of essays describes different aspects of applied philosophy in peace action, commonly involving the contributors’ continual engagement in the field, while offering support and optimal responses to conflict a...

Candice C. Carter is Professor at the University of North Florida (UNF). Her research and scholarship topics include: conflict transformation, peacebuilding, peace education, peace through arts, history/social studies instruction, and teacher training. She serves in many international, national, and local peace, education, research, a...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:242 pages, 8.35 × 5.75 × 0.74 inPublished:September 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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Introduction--Ravindra Kumar * PART I: POLITICAL APPLICATIONS * Peace Philosophy of Gandhi: Reality, Evolution and Application in the First Decade of the Twenty-First Century--Ravindra Kumar * War Renunciation and Abolishment by Japan--Kazuyo Yamane * Retooling Peace Philosophy: A Critical Look at Israel’s Separation Strategy--Kristofer J. Petersen-Overton, Johannes D. Schmidt and Jaques Hersh * PART II: CURRICULAR APPLICATIONS * History Curriculum with Multiple Narratives--Esther Yogev * “Us and Them” Challenges for the Indian Classroom--Teesta Setalvad * Peace Education in Elementary Teacher Education of Tamil Nadu--De Paul * PART III: PROGRAM APPLICATIONS * Restorative Practices for Reconstruction--Candice C. Carter * Cosmopolitanism As a Philosophical Foundation of Post-Yugoslav Peace Studies in Higher Education--Andria Wisler * Children Are Made to Love: Liberation Education in India--Michael Hubert * Conclusion--Candice C. Carter