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Education and reconciliation: exploring conflict and post-conflict situations

Paulson, J, ed. (2011) Education and reconciliation: exploring conflict and post-conflict situations. Education as a Humanitarian Response . Continuum, London. ISBN 9781441101365

Abstract

This book explores the role education has played in fostering or hindering reconciliation between groups divided by violent and/or social conflict. What is the relationship between education and reconciliation initiatives? Who encourages and enacts it and who discourages and detracts from it? Do reconciliatory educational practices offer any insight into the nature of reconciliation as a process? Drawing on international research in numerous countries, including Bosnia Herzegovina, Rwanda, South Africa, Jordan, Peru and the USA, the contributors consider, conceptually and empirically, the role of education in reconciling societies, groups and individuals divided by conflict. These case studies expand conceptual and empirical understandings of the understudied relationship between education and reconciliation and its potential for addressing and repairing the divisions of conflict.

Item Type: Book
Keywords: War and education. Reconciliation — Political aspects — Northern Ireland. Education — Political aspects — Northern Ireland. Conflict management — Study and teaching.
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Institute for Education
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2013 10:59
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2014 14:20
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