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Teaching about International Conflict and Peace


reviewed by Betty Reardon 1996

coverTitle: Teaching about International Conflict and Peace
Author(s): Merry Merryfield & Richard C. Remy
Publisher: State University of New York Press, Albany
ISBN: 0791423743, Pages: 374, Year: 1995
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Teaching about International Conflict and Peace should be welcomed by practitioners of social and global education in North America. It deals effectively with one of the issues most essential to education for social responsibility: conflict. Within a context of effective social education methodology, it provides a useful map of curriculum building and offers well-described, amply tested approaches to teaching in an excellent first part, “Linking Content, Methods and Educational Goals.” This first section is complemented by a second, “Essays in International Conflict Management and Peace,” providing some sound substance as the base for planning the content of curriculum. Merryfield and Remy have put together a resource that should be widely used in social education as an introduction to the vital concern of international conflict. It presents a strong rationale for the inclusion of international conflict in the curriculum, the joint effort of editors representing the relevant methodological and substantive fields, and... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 97 Number 4, 1996, p. 666-667
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1449, Date Accessed: 12/16/2017 4:04:32 AM

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