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Educating Youth for a World Beyond Violence A Pedagogy for Peace

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ISBN-10: 0230109330

ISBN-13: 9780230109339

Edition: 2010

Authors: H. Svi Shapiro

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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 in a broader quest for social and moral change. His framework is one rooted in the critical pedagogic tradition which sees education's primary purpose as nurturing democratic values, civic involvement, and a commitment to a more just and compassionate culture.
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Book details

List price: $121.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 12/15/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 234
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Acknowledgments
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
Appendix: Peace Organizations
Notes
Index