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ISBN-13: 978-0325007267 ISBN-10: 0325007268

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  • Age Range: 5 - 17 years
  • Grade Level: Kindergarten - 12
  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Heinemann (September 10, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0325007268
  • ISBN-13: 978-0325007267
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #438,040 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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“Educating for a Culture of Peace describes a better way to educate. The way is more democratic, more intellectually honest, and more relevant to the human condition.”–Nel Noddings

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A pioneer in peace studies and human rights, Riane Eisler is president of the Center for Partnership Studies but is best known for her international bestseller The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future (Harper & Row, 1987), as well as the award-winning books The Power of Partnership (New World Library, 2002), and Tomorrow's Children: A Blueprint for Partnership Education in the 21st Century (Westview Press, 2000).

Ron Miller is a teacher educator at Goddard College in Vermont and an historian and activist in holistic, progressive, and alternative education movements. He founded the journals Holistic Education Review and Paths of Learning, and his previous books include Free Schools, Free People (SUNY Press, 2002) and What Are Schools For? (Holistic Education Press, 1990).

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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Susan E. Zimmer on May 12, 2007
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Excellent collection of essays on a timely and revolutionary subject: how overhauling the entire U.S. educational system in order to teach principles of cooperation, equality and justice could lead to worldwide peace.
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Riane Eisler is internationally known for her bestseller The Chalice and The Blade, now in 25 foreign editions, as well as Sacred Pleasure, The Power of Partnership, and Tomorrow's Children. Her newest book, The Real Wealth of Nations -- hailed by Archbishop Desmond Tutu as "a template for the better world we have been so urgently seeking" and by Gloria Steinem as "revolutionary" - proposes a new approach to economics that gives visibility and value to the most essential human work: the work of caring for people and for our natural environment.

She is president of the Center for Partnership Studies, and keynotes conferences worldwide, with venues including the United Nations General Assembly and invitations by Rita Suessmuth, President of the German Parliament, and by Vaclav Havel, President of the Czech Republic. She has taught at UCLA and now teaches in the online graduate program at CIIS.

Dr. Eisler is a leader for peace, environmental sustainability, economic equity, and human rights - pioneering the extension of human rights protection to "women's rights" and "children's rights." With Nobel Peace laureate Betty Williams, she co-founded the Spiritual Alliance to Stop Intimate Violence (SAIV. She has received many honors, including honorary Ph.D. degrees, the Alice Paul ERA Education Award, and the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation's 2009 Distinguished Peace Leadership Award, and is featured in the award-winning book Great Peacemakers as one of 20 leaders for world peace, along with Mahatma Gandhi, Mother Teresa, and Martin Luther King.

She can be contacted at center@partnershipway.org.
Her websites are http://www.partnershipway.org, http://caringeconomy.org,
and http://www.rianeeisler.com

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