Education and Conflict
Complexity and Chaos
By (author) Lynn Davies
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Education and Conflict by Lynn Davies
Book DescriptionFirst-place winner of the Society for Education Studies' 2005 book prize, Education and Conflict is a critical review of education in an international context. Based on the author's extensive research and experience of education in several areas afflicted by conflict, the book explores the relationship between schooling and social conflict and looks at conflict internal to schools. It posits a direct link between the ethos of a school and the attitudes of future citizens towards 'others'. It also looks at the nature and purpose of peace education and war education, and addresses the role of gender and masculinity. In five lucid, vigorously argued sections, the author brings this thought-provoking and original piece of work to life by: * Setting out the terms of the debate, defining conflict and peace and outlining the relevant aspects of complexity theory for education * Exploring the sources of conflict and their relations to schooling in terms of gender/masculinity, pluralism, nationalism and identity * Focusing on the direct education/war interface * Examining educational responses to conflict * Highlighting conflict resolution within the school itself. This is the first time that so many aspects of conflict and education have been brought together in one sustained argument. With its crucial exposure of the currently culpable role of formal schooling in maintaining conflict, this book will be a powerful and essential read for educational policy makers, managers, teachers and researchers dealing with conflict in their own contexts.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415297936
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Routledge Falmer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This book is a critical review of education in an international context. Based on the author's extensive research and experience of education in several areas afflicted by conflict, it explores the relationship between schooling and social conflict.
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Author Biography - Lynn Davies
Lynn Davies is Professor of International Education and Director of the Centre of International Education and Research at the University of Birmingham.
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