Search for dissertations about: "peace education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words peace education.

  1. 1. Violence prevention and conflict resolution

    Author : Karin Utas Carlsson; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Basic human needs; conflict resolution; culture of peace; human relations; non-violence; peace education; role-playing; school children; socialization; violence prevention; education; peace; social integration;

    Abstract : The objectives of the study were (1) to contribute to development of a theoretical basis for teaching violence prevention and conflict resolution, connecting the micro (inter-personal and intergroup) and macro (national, international and transnational) levels; and (2) to contribute to development of teaching methods with the aim of giving children skills in handling conflicts constructively. The perspective of the study is a social-psychological one where Human Needs Theory (Burton) plays an important role. READ MORE

  2. 2. An Afghan Dilemma: Education, Gender and Globalisation in an Islamic Context

    Author : Pia Karlsson; Amir Mansory; Holger Daun; David Stephens; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Islamic education; Western type of education; girls’ education; farz; maktab; madrasa; adab; akhlaq; Islam; globalisation; gender; folk theory; International education; Internationell pedagogik; internationell pedagogik; International Education;

    Abstract : Afghanistan has a long history of Islamic education while Western type of education (maktab) is of more recent date. The latter type of education has expanded rapidly recently. However, girls’ enrolment remains low, around 35 per cent.The present study examines children’s, particularly girls’, participation in the two educational systems. READ MORE

  3. 3. Structural Violence as a Constraint to African Policy Formation in the 1990s : Respositioning Education in International Relations

    Author : Catherine A Odora Hoppers; Birgit Brock-Utne; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Structural violence; policy formation; power relations; aid; discourses; geo-politics; education; knowledge; neo-liberalism; Structural Adjustment Programmes; reflexivity; transdisciplinarity; Public Policy Dialogue.; internationell pedagogik; International Education;

    Abstract : This study is a meta-analysis of the manner in which global relations impact on national level policy spaces and policy formation. As the International Financial Institutions tighten their grip through the Structural Adjustment Programmes over African countries, and donors steadily shift their ground and push conditionality beyond economic policy into institutional arrangements, the issue of political sovereignty of African countries, and of indirect rule through aid becomes a key concern. READ MORE

  4. 4. Violence Prevention and Conflict Resolution: A Study of Peace Education in Grades 4-6

    Author : Karin Utas Carlsson; Utbildningsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Pedagogy and didactics; violence prevention; socialization; school children; role-playing; peace education; nonviolence; human relations; culture of peace; Basic human needs; conflict resolution; Pedagogik; didaktik;

    Abstract : The objectives of the study were (1) to contribute to development of a theoretical basis for teaching violence prevention and conflict resolution, connecting the micro (interpersonal and intergroup) and macro (national, international and transnational) levels; and (2) to contribute to development of teaching methods with the aim of giving children skills in handling conflicts constructively. The perspective of the study is a social-psychological one where Human Needs Theory (Burton) plays an important role. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ambivalent Friendship : Anglican Conflict Handling and Education for Peace in Jerusalem 1920-1948

    Author : Maria Småberg; Historia; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; peace education; third party; conflict handling; cultural diplomacy; interfaith dialogue; cultural imperialism; discourse; Edward Said; Orientalism; Church Ministry among Jews; Jerusalem East Mission; Anglican Missions; Anglican Church; Jerusalem; British Mandate period; multiculturalism; friendship; Contemporary history since 1914 ; Nutidshistoria från 1914 ;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns a religious actor in the civil society in times of violent conflict. During the British Mandate period in Palestine, Jewish, Muslim and Christian children studied together at Anglican missionary schools. At this time Jerusalem bore all the imprints of ethnic and religious separation and division. READ MORE