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GLOBAL ISSUES IN LANGUAGE
EDUCATION NEWSLETTER
March 1997 - Issue No. #26 (p.21)

Key UNESCO Linguapax Books

These books all deal with language teaching for international understanding and peace.

Languages: Ways Towards Peace

Ed. by Albert Raasch (1996)

Saarbrucken, Germany: SALUS/UNESCO

Outside Japan order from Dr. Albert Raasch,
Inside Japan order from Kip Cates

This 175-page book features five papers (1 English, 1 French, 1 Spanish, 2 German) plus the texts of all three final declarations (in English and French) from the Linguapax III, IV and V conferences. Articles include:

  • Peace Education? No, Thank You!

  • La Linguistique et le Discours Pacifique

  • Caracteristicas de la cultura de la paz

  • Projekt Spurensuche: Friedenserziehung


Language Teaching in a World Without Peace

Ed. by Albert Raasch (1993)

Saarbrucken, Germany: SALUS/UNESCO

Outside Japan order from Dr. Albert Raasch,
Inside Japan order from Kip Cates

This 140-page book features nine papers (4 English, 2 German, 3 French) on foreign language teaching, peace education and international understanding. Articles include:

  • Global Education: Teaching for a Better World

  • Education for International Understanding

  • Integrating Peace into the Language Curriculum

  • Intercultural Understanding using Literary Texts

  • Apprendre une Langue, Decouvrir un Pays

  • Kinder und fremden Kulturen


LINGUAPAX V Proceedings

Ed. by D. Cunningham & M. Candelier (1996)

Melbourne, Australia: AFMLTA/FIPLV

Order from Dieter Herold, Kulenkamp-strasse 15 H, D-23566 Lubeck, GERMANY

This 170-page book features 17 papers (14 English, 3 French) from the June 1995 Linguapax V conference held in Melbourne, Australia. This brought together language teachers involved in peace education from 11 countries round the world. Articles include:

  • Foreign Languages and Inter-ethnic Understanding at the Primary School Level (Germany)

  • An Easter Peace Happening Project (Poland)

  • The Communication of Peace (Hungary)

  • Language Teaching for World Citizenship (Japan)

  • Language and Peace: An Australian Perspective

  • Tolerance, Paix et Droits Linguistiques (France)


LINGUAPAX IV Proceedings

Barcelona: UNESCO (1995)

UNESCO Centre Catalunya, Mallorca 285, 08037 Barcelona, SPAIN

This 125-page book features 17 articles (11 English, 6 French) plus working group reports and the text of the final declaration from the November 1994 Linguapax IV workshop held in Barcelona. Articles include:

  • Linguapax Aims, Methodology and Materials

  • Linguapax Classroom Dynamics

  • Linguapax Experiences in Germany

  • Language Acquisition, Peace Acquisition


We Live in Just One World, Linguapax Teaching Unit 1

Barcelona: UNESCO (1996)

UNESCO Centre Catalunya, Mallorca 285, 08037 Barcelona, SPAIN

This 80-page Linguapax activity book features nine classroom lessons on global education themes. Each handout comes in English, French and Spanish. Topics include: