Teaching Peace Through Popular Culture

Authored by scholars from a variety of disciplines, including English, Theology, Philosophy, Communications, Sociology, Humanities and Peace Studies, this edited volume provides detailed descriptions of the many ways popular culture can be used to teach peace._x000D_ _x000D_ Chapters discuss documentary and feature film, music, television, literature and more, providing both educators and the general public with a timely and useful tool. From popular dystopian novels like The Hunger Games to feature films like The Matrix to modern rap and hip-hop music, contributors not only provide critical analysis of the violence in popular culture but also an assessment of how the same or alternate forms can be used by peace educators. Additionally, each chapter project synopses and teaching ideas, as well as recommended resources.
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Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: March 2015
  • English
  • 9781623969776
  • US
  • Hardcover
  • Primary Price: 85.99 USD
  • Pages: 288
  • Information Age Publishing
  • Publish State: Published
  • Dimensions: 6.125 X 9.25
  • Series: Peace Education