This title was first published in 2001: This book explores the ways in which European educational systems influence culture, identity, ethnicity and politics and may reinforce ethnic or national cleavages, violence and warfare.
Table of Contents
Contents: Europe, education and warfare; Insiders and outsiders in European schooling; European nations, states and xenophobic educations; Knowledge and warfare; Knowledge and prejudice: special educational needs; The celebration of patriotic death: the teaching of literature; Channelling violence: youth movements and warfare; Avoiding the potential for warfare: war and peace in Ukraine; Education and the threat of warfare: the Baltic states; Bosnia-Herzegovina: warfare and the re-definition of education; The victims we’d rather forget: refugees in the schools of Europe; Bibliography; Index.
'...this is a useful book discussing a significant and complex issue requiring more systematic research. Graduate students seeking interesting, policy-relevant thesis topics should take note. There are many here for consideration.' Comparative Education Review