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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 28-35

Content analysis of peace education as one component of global citizenship education in elementary textbooks

1 University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
2 Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran

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Meimanat Abedini Baltork
Isfahan University, Isfahan
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2395-2296.147463

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Peace education is now a required component of the national curriculum that must be taught by all schools. Hence, it is necessary that peace education components be included in school curricula. So this paper looked at peace education in content of primary textbooks. In other words, Main purpose of this survey was content analysis of primary school textbooks based on peace education components such as "Sense of solidarity," "sense of responsibility to others," "recognizing diversity," "loving others" "discrimination and denial of ethnic, racial or religious." The method of used in the content analysis is Entropy Shanon method based on quantitative content analysis. Unit of analysis is concepts (such as sentence, question, practice, and images) related to cited components in the elementary textbooks. The results showed that "Sense of solidarity" components have the most frequency and lowest frequency related to rejection of ethnic, racist and religious discriminations component.

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