EDUCATION FOR PEACE AND TOLERANCE
 
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Title: El abecé de la paz y los conflictos.
Author: Lederach, John Paul.
Publishing: The books from La Catarata, Madrid, 2000.
This book explains the main issues with regard to the positive peace, conflicts and violence.  It provides different pedagogic proposals for promoting a positive view of the conflict, a global conscience of the problems and search of imaginative and creative options for conflicts.
Title: Cultura de paz y gestión de conflictos.
Author: Fisas Armengol, Vicenç.
Publishing: Icaria/UNESCO, Barcelona 1998.
A book with a preface by Federico Mayor Zaragoza and divided into four thematic topics: Analysis of the context on which contemporary conflicts come up and the difficulties to manage humanitarian crisis, introduction of different ways to deal with the conflicts (prevention, change, negotiation, intercession); the new security concepts and pending tasks of conventional disarmament and at last, the features and challenges of  education for peace.
Title: Desaprender la guerra: una visión crítica de la educación para la paz.
Author: Bastid, Anna.
Publishing: Icaria, Barcelona, 1994.
It is an analysis on how to handle war on the textbooks and the historical importance of it. The writer explains the need to understand the causes of war and observe the mechanisms and social organizations on which are justified as the first step for prevention. She proposes to add these matters to the curricula of Social Science and a group of didactic proposals for secondary education are carrying out based on the conflict of the years 1914-1918.
Title: Educación en valores para una sociedad abierta y plural: una aproximación conceptual.
Author: Payá Sánchez, Montserrat.
Publishing: Desclée De Brouwer, Bilbao 1997.
This book analyses the concept of education on values in three fields:   current society,  values and education.
The main systems on values through Spain and Europe are described; the concept of values is analysed from Philosophy and Psychology.  It deals with education on values, models, objectives and contents.
Title: La educación para la cooperación internacional y la paz en la escuela primaria.
Author: UNESCO.
Publishing: UNESCO, París, 1983.
This work reflects ideas and experiences of different educators in the field of education for peace at schools.  The main target of this meeting is to analyse the appropriate means for reforming the role of the primary education in promoting peace,  intercultural education and the importance of the international cooperation.
Title: Educación para la paz: contenidos y experiencias didácticas.
Author: Monclús, Antonio y Saban, Carmen.
Publishing: Síntesis Educación, Madrid 1999.
This book deals with education for peace from psychological, educative and sociocultural view.  It studies the UNESCO approaches on peace as an educative priority and reviews the meaning that has had in the Spanish Educative Reform as the main topic.  Specific educational experiences are shown in order to put into practice in the classroom, text analysis and international recommendations.
Title: Educación para la paz: cuestiones, principios y prácticas en el aula.
Author: Hicks, David (comp).
Publishing: Morata, Madrid 1993.
This study defends the establishment of the education for peace in elementary and secondary schools.  There are proposals to develop at classrooms such as the conflicts, nuclear matters, power, gender, among others.
Title: Educación para la paz: su teoría y su práctica.
Author: R. Jares, Xexús.
Publishing: Popular, Madrid 1999.
The book goes through a historical route on the origin and development of educatin for peace and proposes a social-critical view to establish the issues of "conflict" and "peace" and their educative implications on the global questioning of the educative system, its organization, contents and methods.
Title: Educar para la paz: objetivo escolar.
Author: Lederach, John Paul.
Publishing: Fontamara. Barcelona, 1984.
It summarizes different approaches of education for peace.  Analysis of violence causes, hindrance to peace, as well as the possible options proposed by the pacifist movements propose.
Title: La ética de la sociedad civil.
Author: Cortina, Adela.
Publishing: Grupo Anaya, Madrid 1994.
A book on moral education whose contents deal with the framework of a pluralist society. It is analysed from the step of subjection to moral citizenship, proposals achieved to build a a more human world.   Guides-values and the contents of civic ethics are established, among others. It deals with the pluralism in contrast to dogmatism and in regard to the intransigence.
Title: La formación del profesorado en educación en valores. Propuesta y materiales.
Author: Buxarrais, Mª Rosa.
Publishing: Desclée De Brouwer, Bilbao 1997.
This book is a contribution to the teaching staff training in the context of education of values.  It deals with own values of a democratic and pluralist society, such as respect to others, tolerance, solidarity, responsibility, etc. that are present in one way or another on educational strategies.  The first part provides a proposal for training based  on the experience than in a theoretical training. On the second part the contents of the course is summarized as a model.
Title: Los nudos gordianos.
Author: Mayor Zaragoza, Federico.
Publishing: Galaxia Gütenberg/Círculo de Lectores, Barcelona 1999.
This book deals with a reflection on the main problems the humankind should face in regard to peace, environment, democracy, wealth imbalances.  The UNESCO priorities are explained and the clues for the future are given within the framework of the culture for peace.
Title: Sobre la paz.
Author: Galtung, Johan.
Publishing: Fontamara, Barcelona 1985.
This book gathers five essays from Galtung on the significance and different existing ideas on peace and conflicts.  The author, one of the main researchers on this matter, analyzes thoroughly the signs of violence -direct as well as structural- in modern societies, the role that can play in education as an element to prepare a new conception of peace and paths leading to a world with a high level of justice and reduced violence.  
Title: La tolerancia: umbral de la paz.
Author: Reardon, Betty.
Publishing: Santillana/UNESCO, 1999.
This material consists of three books addressed to persons teaching values on elementary and secondary stages. A learning process is proposed through numerous subjects of study and reflection and teaching activities, that places the tolerance in the context of education for peace, human rights and democracy.

 

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GUIDES AND DIDACTICS SOURCES
Title: La alternativa del juego II. Juegos y dinámicas de educación para la paz
Author: Cascón, Paco (coord.).
Publishing: Los Libros de la Catarata, serie Edupaz. Madrid 1994.
A summary of more than two hundred games and dynamics of education for peace, human rights, development and solution of conflicts. The conflict is dealt as a main topic of social change and commitment.  The activities proposed are addressed to contribute to make up a group as a key element in the values and attitude formation and in the colective creation of knowledge.
Title: Aprende a jugar, aprende a vivir.
Author: Seminario de Educación para la Paz de la Asociación pro Derechos Humanos.
Publishing: SEDUPAZ-APDH, Madrid, 1990.
It features materials and information in order to make a campaign in name of the creative and non-sexist games and cooperative toys. It tackles the influence of the war and sexist toys.  It also has a little book on cooperative games of marbles.  The book is out of stock so please consult the following web page:

http://www.pangea.org/edualter/material/juguete/index.htm
Title: A(r)memos la Paz. Cultura de paz y de guerra.
Author: Seminario de Educación para la Paz de la Asociación pro Derechos Humanos.
Publishing: Los libros de la Catarata, Madrid, 2000.
It deals with matters related to pacifism, non-violence, militar expenses, weapons industry and human rights.  It contains cards on activities with pictures, texts, games and maps.
Title: Las claves de los conflictos.
Author: Sáez, Pedro.
Publishing: Centro de Investigación para la Paz de la Fundación Hogar del Empleado, Madrid 1997.
A didactic guide that deals with roots of armed conflicts, its protagonists, prevention and reconstruction.  
Title: Colección de cuentos La pipa de la paz.
Author: Fundación para la Paz.
Publishing: SM, Madrid, 1996.
La pipa de la paz is a collection of tales for children of more than 8 years old, whose aim is to observe human behaviours from a critical view, to   contribute to a civic  conscience and to persuade persons that it is not only possible a pacific coexistence but it is a task for all to achieve it.
Title: Educar para la paz: una propuesta posible.
Author: Seminario de Educación para la Paz de la Asociación pro Derechos Humanos.
Publishing: Los libros de la Catarata, serie Edupaz, Madrid, 1994.
The book is a wide approach joining peace with human rights, development and environment.
It proposes activities on social sciences, ethics,  language, maths, natural sciences and sports and includes a list of materials and resources (audiovisual, books, songs)  
Title: Educar para la Paz y la resolución de conflictos.
Author: Cascón, Paco (coord.).
Publishing: CissPraxis, Barcelona, 2000.
A bibliographic summary of 100 basic titles  commented on subjects of education for peace and solution of conflicts. In addition there are other 100 short cards of other sources of these subjects:  articles, magazines, games, CD's, WEB sites.
Title: Hazañas bélicas; guerra y paz.
Authors: Bastida, Anna; Cascón, Paco y Grasa, Rafael.
Publishing: Intermón - Octaedro, Barcelona, 1997.
A didactic proposal based on comics of the II World War.  It tries to demythologize the role of the wars and its heroes, showing the internal dynamic of every armed confrontation and its causes:  hatred, suffering, the business of weapons' sale.  It gives suggestions for alternatives research on the non-violent resolution of the conflicts.
The book consists of two notebooks:  a didactic guide for  teaching staff and a workbook.
Title: La tolerancia en el cine.
Author: UNESCO/Educación Internacional.
Publishing: UNESCO, 1995.
This books proposes a collection of films as educative resource in order to promoting tolerance.  It was published on the occasion of World Cinema Centennial and coinciding with the celebration of the Year of Tolerance by the United Nations.

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