Peace Through Education (Routledge Revivals): The Contribution of the Council for Education in World Citizenship, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Peace Through Education (Routledge Revivals)

The Contribution of the Council for Education in World Citizenship, 1st Edition

By Derek Heater


236 pages

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First published in 1984, Peace Through Education records the history of the first 45 years of the Council for Education in World Citizenship (CEWC). It describes the rise in interest of increased international understanding in the years preceding the book’s publication and highlights the influential role of the CEWC in encouraging educators to make the rising generations aware of threats to world peace. Created in 1939, at a time of tense international crisis, the organization’s record is both an important and fascinating story. The book sets out to provide an overview of the history and work of the organization as well as to assess how far the Council has achieved its objectives, and how successful it has been in satisfying needs and wielding influence.

Table of Contents

Preface; Foreword; 1. The Setting 2. Origins in War 3. The United Nations and the Preservation of Peace 4. Administration and Finance 5. Services Provided 6. Conclusions

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Educational Policy & Reform / General
EDUCATION / Organizations & Institutions