By Karina V. Korostelina
This booklet analyses the function of background schooling in clash and post-conflict societies, describing universal background textbook tasks in Europe, the Balkans, the Caucasus, the a ways East and the center East.
Ever because the emergence of the trendy institution approach and the implementation of obligatory schooling, textbooks were obvious as privileged media. the data they impart is comparatively power and furthermore hugely selective: each textbook writer needs to decide upon and put out of your mind, condense, constitution, decrease, and generalize details. inside this context, heritage textbooks are frequently on the centre of curiosity. There are absolutely major transformations relating to homogeneity or plurality of interpretations whilst strategies of heritage schooling are in comparison internationally.
This quantity conducts a comparative research of universal background initiatives in several international locations and gives conceptual frameworks and methodological instruments for boosting the jobs of those initiatives within the approaches of clash prevention and determination. This publication is well timed, as problems with historical past schooling in clash and post-conflict societies have gotten extra well-liked by the elevated realisation that unresolved disagreements approximately old narratives can, and infrequently do, bring about renewed clash or perhaps violence.
This publication could be of curiosity to scholars of peace experiences and clash solution, political technological know-how, background, sociology, anthropology, social psychology, and diplomacy commonly.