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Dale T. Snauwaert (Ed.): Exploring Betty A. Reardon’s Perspective on Peace Education Looking Back, Looking Forward. Pioneers in Arts, Humanities, Science, Engineering, Practice (PAHSEP), No. 20 (Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2019).

ISBN (Hardcover): 978-3-030-18386-8
ISBN (Softcover): 978-3-030-18389-9
ISBN (MyCopy): 978-3-030-18388-2

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  • Offers an exploration of the work of Betty A. Reardon, a pioneer in education for peace and human rights
  • Presents commentaries by leading international scholars in the field
  • Focuses on Reardon’s peace education theory and intellectual legacy

This book presents commentaries by a leading international group of peace education scholars and practitioners concerning Reardon’s peace education theory and intellectual legacy. The guiding question throughout the book is: How can her foundational work be used to advance the theory and practice of peace education?

In an attempt to find answers, the contributing authors explore three general areas of inquiry: (1) Theoretical Foundations of Peace and Human Rights Education; (2) Feminism and the Gender Perspective as Pathways of Transformation Toward Peace and Justice; and (3) Peace Education Pedagogy and Practices. A contemplative commentary by Reardon herself rounds out the coverage

Keywords: Betty A. Reardon, Peace education, Peace studies, Feminism Peacebuilding, Practices, Human rights education

Editors and affiliations
Dale T. Snauwaert, Department of Educational Foundations and Leadership, Center for Nonviolence and Democratic Education, The University of Toledo, Toledo, USA