Online Encyclopedia of Peace Education


The online Encyclopedia of Peace Education provides a comprehensive overview of scholarly developments in the field to date as well as new insights from across the globe from various actors involved in advancing peace education. This online resource serves as a living reference guide that traces the history and emergence of the field, highlights foundational concepts, contextualizes peace education practice across international and disciplinary borders, and suggests new directions for peace educators. From core conceptual perspectives to the moral and spiritual foundations of the field to the role of the United Nations, the Encyclopedia grounds peace education in a solid theoretical and practical framework through the writings of some of the field’s most renowned scholars and its emerging voices. This online resource targets undergraduate and graduate students as well as scholars and practitioners working in international and non-governmental organizations in the field of peace education.

Present entries include:

* A History of Peace Education in the U.S. (Aline Stomfay-Stitz)
* Access to Peace Education (Surya Nath Prasad)
* American Friends Service Committee and Peace Education (Charles F. Howlett)
* American School Peace League and the First Peace Studies Curriculum (Charles F. Howlett)
* Andrew Carnegie’s Educational Efforts For World Peace (Charles F. Howlett)
* Baha’i Faith and Peace Education (Marie Gervais)
* Brookwood Labor College and Peace Education (Charles F. Howlett)
* Caring and Peace Education (Nel Noddings)
* Coexistence Education (Daniel Bar-Tal)
* Comparative and International Education and Peace Education (Robin J.
* Conceptual Perspectives in Peace Education (Magnus Haavelsrud)
* Countering Militarism through Peace Education (Carl Mirra)
* ‘Critical’ Peace Education (Monisha Bajaj)
* Elise Boulding and Peace Education (Mary Lee Morrison)
* Environmental Peacemaking, Peacekeeping, and Peacebuilding (Patricia Mische)
* Form and Content of Peace Education (Johan Galtung)
* Futures Education (David Hicks)
* Global Citizenship Education (Lynn Davies)
* History of Peace Education (Ian Harris)
* Human Rights Education (Felisa Tibbitts)
* International Institute on Peace Education (IIPE) & Community-Based Institutes on Peace Education (CIPE) (Tony Jenkins)
* Islam and Peace Education (Mustafa Köylü)
* Jane Addams and the Promotion of Peace and Social Justice Among the Masses (Charles F. Howlett)
* John Dewey and Peace Education (Charles F. Howlett)
* Learning to Communicate Peacefully (Francisco Gomes de Matos)
* Learning to Live Together (Margaret Sinclair)
* Maria Montessori’s Contribution to Peace Education (Cheryl Duckworth)
* Merle Curti and the Development of Peace History in American Thought and Culture (Charles F. Howlett)
* Multiculturalism: Critical Reflections (Zvi Bekerman)
* Nonviolence and Peace Education (Barry L. Gan)
* Paulo Freire and Peace Education (Lesley Bartlett)
* Peace History Society (Charles F. Howlett)
* Philosophy of Peace Education (James Page)
* Schools, Violence, and Peace Education (Clive Harber)
* The Moral and Spiritual Foundations of Peace Education (Dale T. Snauwaert)
* The United Nations and Peace Education (James S. Page)
* UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network (ASPnet) and Peace Education (Lynn Davies)
* Unity-Based Peace Education (H.B. Danesh)
* Youth and Peacebuilding (Roshan Danesh)