Peace Education: International Perspectives

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Monisha Bajaj, Maria Hantzopoulos
Bloomsbury Publishing, Jan 28, 2016 - Education - 304 pages
'Honorable Mention' 2017 PROSE Award - Education Practice
Bringing together the voices of scholars and practitioners on challenges and possibilities of implementing peace education in diverse global sites, this book addresses key questions for students seeking to deepen their understanding of the field. The book not only highlights ground-breaking and rich qualitative studies from around the globe, but also analyses the limits and possibilities of peace education in diverse contexts of conflict and post-conflict societies. Contributing authors address how educators and learners can make meaning of international peace education efforts, how various forms of peace and violence interact in and around schools, and how the field of peace education has evolved and grown over the past four decades.

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About the author (2016)

Monisha Bajaj is Associate Professor of International and Multicultural Education at the University of San Francisco, USA, where she directs the Human Rights Education MA. She is the editor of the Encyclopedia of Peace Education (2008) and author of Schooling for Social Change (2012), winner of the Jackie Kirk Outstanding Book Award of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES).
Maria Hantzopoulos is Associate Professor of Education at Vassar College, USA, where she is the coordinator of the Adolescent Education Certification Program. She is co-editor, with Alia Tyner-Mullings, of Critical Small Schools (2012).

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