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The International Year for the Culture of Peace: Was It Worthwhile?

Page, James S. (2001) The International Year for the Culture of Peace: Was It Worthwhile? International Journal of Cultural Studies, 4(3), pp. 348-351.

Abstract

A major initiative of the UN system at the present time is the promotion of a culture of peace, and this found a specific expression in the millennial year (2000) being designated and commemorated by the UN as the International Year for the Culture of Peace. This article examines the dimensions of the concept of a culture of peace and asks whether the International Year for the Culture of Peace was worthwhile.

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ID Code: 2945
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: peace education, International Year for the Culture of Peace, culture of peace, UNESCO, Johan Galtung, James Smith Page
ISSN: 1460-356X
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2001 Sage Publications
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Deposited On: 19 Dec 2005
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 22:29

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