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Peace Education for Violence Prevention in Fragile African Societies: What’s Going to Make a Difference?

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Editors: Sylvester B. Maphosa & Alphonse Keasley
ISBN: 978-0-7983-0496-2
Size: 245mm x 170mm
Pages: 414
Availability: June 2016
Price: R320.00
Publisher: AISA

Though conflicts among (African) nations diminished at the end of the last millennium, the need for peace remains a perennial concern for African citizens within their communities and countries. Once again, Maphosa and Keasley have engaged a collection of scholar practitioners to address the query ‘What’s Going to Make a Difference in contemporary Peace Education around Africa?’ The contributing authors draw from daily headlines as well as African literature to unearth twenty-first century quandaries with which educators in formal and informal contexts are called upon to grapple. The ‘What’s Going to Make a Difference’ authors offer insights to educators, peace education practitioners and parents for everyday living. The authors probe the wisdom of the recent and ancient past and bring forth pearls for contemporary moments. All in discerning effort to respond to the guiding question, the editors and their contributing colleagues deliver a compelling set of revelations for Making a Difference in Peace Education for African and world citizens.

Table of Contents
Chapter 1 – INTRODUCTION: Peace Education
PART I: The Changing Context and Interaction
Chapter 2 – Towards a Universal Peace Education in Africa?
Chapter 3 – Teaching the Past as if People Mattered: History Education as Peace Education
in Post-Apartheid South Africa
Chapter 4 – Contextual Specificity in Peace Education
PART II: Rejecting Chronic Violence
Chapter 5 – Chronic Violence and Implications for Pedagogy
Chapter 6 – Education: The Blame Shifting Must Stop!
Chapter 7 – Traditional Approaches to Peace in Africa: Examining the Efficacy of Strategies
for Peace in a Refugee Context
Chapter 8 – Guns and Cows: The Role Played by the Government of Uganda and Civil Society
Organisations to Disarm the Karimojong in Karamoja
PART III: Picking up the Pieces
Chapter 9 – Using Implementation Science to Bring Effective Social Emotional Learning to
Scale in Fragile African Contexts
Chapter 10 – Peace Education Pedagogy: Feminist and Intersectional Critical Thinking on
Teaching and Learning
Chapter 11 – Trees, Poems and Drama to Create Reflexive Spaces for Peacebuilding in
Schools
Chapter 12 – ‘We can’t walk alone’: Giving Voice to Children’s Fears

PART IV: Designing for Peace Education
Chapter 13 – Mainstreaming Peace Education in University Curriculum: Assumptions,
Approaches and Achievements of this Model in Zimbabwe
Chapter 14 – Education for Peace and Social Cohesion in a Multicultural Society:
Observations from Kunene Region, Namibia
Chapter 15 – Transformation Education: Interrogating the Utility of Conflict
Transformation Theory in Peace Education in Plateau State, Nigeria
Chapter 16 – CONCLUSION

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