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Educating youth for a world beyond violence : a pedagogy for peace

Author: H Svi Shapiro
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2010.
Series: Education, politics, and public life.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In a time of unprecedented social and economic crisis, this book represents a challenge to the orthodoxy that shapes our vision of educational purpose. It argues that now, more than ever, there is a moral imperative for educators to assume responsibility for helping to bring about a culture of peace and non-violence in both our nation and throughout the world as a whole. Shapiro has situated his vision of education  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: H Svi Shapiro
ISBN: 9780230109339 0230109330
OCLC Number: 642352001
Description: 234 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Giving peace a chance --
Truth and violence --
Undoing the narrative of competition --
Justice then peace --
The violence of invisibility --
Violence and the crisis of meaning --
Critical citizenship --
A pedagogy of peace.
Series Title: Education, politics, and public life.
Responsibility: H. Svi Shapiro.
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