Creating a Sustainable Vision of Nonviolence in Schools and Society, 1st Edition

  • Swaranjit Singh
  • Nancy D. Erbe
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  • ISBN-10: 1522522107
  • ISBN-13: 9781522522102
  • DDC: 371.58
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 322 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released March 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This is a unique reference source that discusses the value that nonviolent spaces can add to educational institutions and societies. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant topics including conflict skills, intersectional dialogue, mentoring, co-existence, and police brutality, this is an outstanding resource of academic material for educators, academicians, graduate students, and researchers seeking to expand their knowledge on nonviolent methods and techniques for educational environments.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Religious and Cultural Studies (ARCS) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Emerging Visions for Nonviolence: Transforming Violence, Eradicating Oppression, Building Resilience and Inspiring Through Tragedy.
1: Preventing and Transforming Violence: Mindfulness and Conflict Skills.
2: Intersectional Dialogue while Combating LGBT-Phobia in Schools.
3: Approaches to Work in Reducing Entrenched Patterns of Violent Behavior: The CAI Model – A Peace Intervention.
4: Transforming Violence to Nonviolence: An Approach, Lessons Learned, and an Inspiration – A Positive from the Negative of the Charleston Church Shooting.
African Visions for Sustainable Nonviolence: Just Policing, Cross Tribal Sports and Nonviolent Teaching.
5: Tackling Police Brutality through Non-Violent Strategies in South Africa: In Search of a Holistic Approach.
6: Transforming the Narrative of Violence in Kenya to a Narrative of Nonviolence.
7: Nonviolent Teaching: Creating a Safe Haven for Students.
European Visions for Nonviolence: Honoring Student Voice, Peer Mediation with Aikido Defense and Countrywide Nonviolence Curriculum.
8: Detecting Problems of Coexistence: Giving Voice to Students.
9: How to Create Sustainable Nonviolence Curriculum in Public Schools in Sweden: A Case Study.
10: The Teaching of Non Violence in Italian Schools: Mediation and Aikido in Conflict Prevention.
North American Visions for Nonviolence: The Power of Youth Participation and Leadership as Well as Adult Vision, Leadership and Creativity.
11: Youth Participation and Leadership: Moving Together Towards Peace Education and Sustainable Development.
12: Implementing Restorative Processes to Mediate Conflict and Transform Urban Schools.
13: Holistic, Evolving Aspects of Nonviolence for Bringing About Needed Social-Political Change and Important Practitioners of Nonviolence.
14: Saving Civilization: Strategies for Peace.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.