Peace Education Challenges towards the Creation of a Culture of Peace

These paper deals with peace education and the recognition of violence as a main problem towards the process of creating a culture of peace. The purpose of this essay is to generate a reflection about challenges –such as violence, faced by peace education in order to contribute to a process to creat...

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Autor Principal: Cerdas-Agüero, Evelyn; Universidad Nacional Instituto de Estudios Latinoamericanos Heredia, Costa Rica
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: Centro de Investigación y Docencia en Educación (CIDE) 2015
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Acceso en línea: http://www.revistas.una.ac.cr/index.php/EDUCARE/article/view/6585
http://hdl.handle.net/11056/11641
Sumario: These paper deals with peace education and the recognition of violence as a main problem towards the process of creating a culture of peace. The purpose of this essay is to generate a reflection about challenges –such as violence, faced by peace education in order to contribute to a process to create a culture of peace.  It suggests peace education as a pedagogical process for learning how not to learn and practice violence and to practice how to live in peace in any kind of human relationship. This paper concludes that violence expressions –either structural, direct or cultural, that has affected children, women and young people in Latin America determine the achievement of their human rights and the creation of a Culture of Peace. Therefore, a transformation process becomes necessary    -initially at individual level, in order to renew hope, recognize autonomy, construct life, think about the tenderness, and be solidary people.