Journal Contents/Archive

In Factis Pax is a peer-reviewed online journal of peace education and social justice dedicated to the examination of issues central to the formation of a peaceful society – the prevention of violence, political challenges to peace and democratic societies.
Social justice, democracy, and human flourishing are the core factors which highlight the importance of the role of education in building peaceful societies. We invite articles and book reviews on topics related to these central issues.

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Current Issue
Volume 8 Number 2, 2014

The Satyagraha of John Brown
By Timothy Braatz

Buddhism and Non-Violent World: Examining a Buddhist Contribution to Promoting the Principle of Non-Violence and a Culture of Peace
By Juichiro Tanabe

Prospective Philosophical Foundations of Peace Education
By Sue McGregor

Peace Education in Early Childhood Education
By Stacey M. Alfonso

Citizenship Preferences of Turkish Parents Regarding Their Children1
By Zafer Kuş, Durdane Öztürk, and Özlem Elvan

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Past Issues

Volume 8, Number 1, 2014

Special Issue: Proceedings of the International Institute on Peace Education 2013, Cátedra UNESCO de Educación para la Paz / UNESCO Chair for Peace Education
Universidad de Puerto Rico / University of Puerto Rico.  
Special Issue Editors:  Anita Yudkin, Anaida Pascual Morán, Liliana Cotto Morales, and Fuad Al-Daraweesh.

Educación en y para los Derechos Humanos y la Paz: Valores, Principios y Prácticas Pedagógicas Medulares
by Anaida Pascual Morán

Profesionalizando a Líderes Comunitarios en el Diplomado Nacional en Cultura de Paz

By Nathalie Carrillo Gómez and Walter Trejo Urquiola

Interculturalidad y educación: exploración de una paidea para el Sur
El proyecto: Interculturalidad y culturas de paz con justicia
By Liliana Cotto Morales

Diseño, Aplicación y Evaluación del Modelo de Intervención Tutorial en la UAEMEX desde la Perspectiva de la Educación para la Paz
By Martha Estela Gómez Collado

Negotiating Competing Ethical Systems in Schools: Restorative Practices for Transforming Violent School Communities
By Erin Dunlevy

On The ‘Dia-Tekhnē • Dialogue Through Art’ Methodology
By Alex Carrascosa

Reflections on IIPE 2013: Exploring a Possible World Free from Violence
By Susan Gelber Cannon

Homology: A Human Rights Poem
by Anna Verhoye

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Volume 7, Number 2, 2013

Peace In Every Relationship: Building an Interdisciplinary, Holistic Domestic Violence Program on College Campuses
By Laura Finley

Democratizing Global Justice: The World Tribunal on Iraq
By Janet Gerson

Book Review
Candice C. Carter (ed.) Conflict Resolution and Peace Education Transformations across Disciplines, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. ISBN: 978-0-230-62063-6. 237pp.
By Oluwaseun Bamidele

Volume 7, Number 1, 2013

Human Responsibility Movement Initiatives: A Comparative Analysis

By Sue L.T. McGregor

Reflections on Kenneth E. Boulding’s The Image: Glimpsing the Roots of Peace Education Pedagogy

By Tony Jenkins

Human Rights and Human Rights Education: Beyond the Conventional Approach

By Fuad Al-Daraweesh

War: The Ultimate Crime Against Humanity
Review of Gwynne Dyer, War: the Lethal Custom (New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers,
2005).  By Sam R. Snyder

Volume 6, Number 2, 2012

Editorial Essay — The Importance of Philosophy for Education in a Democratic Society
By Dale T. Snauwaert
Vowing to End Injustice: A Buddhist Social Movement’s Narrative Construction of Social Change
By Jeremy A. Rinker
Alternative Dispute Resolution and Niyama, The Second Limb of Yoga Sutra
By Carmen M. Cusack
Book Reviews
A review of The End of War by John Horgan (San Francisco: McSweeney’a Books, 2012)
By Sam R. Snyder
A review of No One’s World: The West, the Rising Rest, and The Coming Global Turn by Charles A. Kupchan. A Council on Foreign Relations Book. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012)
By Sam R. Snyder

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Volume 6, Number 1, 2012

Civic Education and Global Citizenship: A Deweyan Perspective
by Moses Chikwe

The Applicability of the Strategic Killing Model to the Case of the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire
by Shavkat Kasymov

Designing Teacher Education Programs for Human Rights
by Joshua C. Francis

Culture as the Cause of Conflict. A Case study in west Pokot District, Kenya
by Daniel Nganga

Outsourcing War and Peace
A review of Laura A. Dickinson, Outsourcing War and Peace: Preserving Public Values in a World of Privatized Foreign Affairs. (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2011).
by Sam R. Snyder

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Volume 5, Number 3, 2011 
Special Issue:  Papers from the International Institute on Peace Education 2010, Cartagena, Colombia.  Special Issue Editor: Anita Yudkin-Suliveres, Professor and UNESCO Chair for Peace Education at the University of Puerto Rico

Youth as Actors in Peace and Human Rights Education
By Marloes van Houten and Vera Santner

Unidades Móviles como estrategia para prevenir la violencia y educar para la paz: la experiencia de Antioquia, Colombia
By Juan Carlos Rivillas and Olga Espinosa Henao

Participatory Artistic Quiltmaking for Peacebuilding and Peace Education: Reflections on a Workshop in the International Institute for Peace Education 2010 and on a Research Study
By Roselynn Verwoord

The Pen is Mightier than the Sword
By Andrew Moss

Homage to Gandhi
By Andrew Moss

Maria Montessori: Education for Peace
By Barbara Thayer-Bacon

Contextualizing Peace in Islamic Traditions: Challenging Cultural Hegemony
By Candice Marie Nasir

A Cultural Approach to Peace Education
By Carl Templin and Jing Sun

Consumption in Environmental Education: Developing curriculum that Addresses Cradle to Cradle Principles
By Helen Kopnina

Applying The New Ecological Paradigm Scale in the Case of Environmental Education: Qualitative Analysis of the Ecological Worldview of Dutch Children
By Helen Kopnina

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Volume 5, Number 2, 2011

On Wrestling with Alienation and Producing More Progressive Mental Conceptions that Remake our World: Doing Democracy
By Adam Renner, Nancye E. McCrary, and Doug Selwyn

Fostering Social, Emotional, Ethical, Civic and Academic Learning (SEECAL) Through Constructive Controversy: What are the Implications for the Professional Development of High School Teachers?
by Deborah Donahue-Keegan

Perceptions of Citizenship in Preservice Elementary Social Studies Education
by Hilary Harms Logan

The Dialogic Classroom As Pedagogy: Teaching the Civic Mission of Schools
by Andrea M. Hyde

Emotion, Reflection, and Activism: Educating for Peace in and for Democracy
by Eric C. Sheffield, Yolanda Medina, and Jeffrey Cornelius-White

The Search for Balance: Understanding and Implementing Yoga, Peace, and Democratic Education
by Joy L. Wiggins

Teacher Development as Deliberative Democratic Practice: A Precursor to Educating for Democratic Citizenship
by Diane R.Wood, Elizabeth K. DeMulder, and Stacia M. Stribling.

Volume 5, Number 1, 2011

Reflective Pedagogy, Cosmopolitanism, and Critical Peace Education for Political Efficacy: A Discussion of Betty A. Reardon’s Assessment of the Field by Betty A. Reardon and Dale T. Snauwaert

Second Installment of the Special Issue: Skills, Values, and Beliefs for Today’s Democratic Citizenship Learning to Trust Our Teachers by Barbara J. Thayer-Bacon and Scott Ellison

Democratic Citizenship, Critical Multiculturalism, and the Case of Muslims Since September 11 by Liz Jackson

Habitat for Humanity and the Support of Civic Participation by Todd Junkins and Darcia Narvaez

Society’s Response to Environmental Challenges: Citizenship and the Role of Knowledge by Cecilia Lundholm

Volume 4, Number 1, 2010

Special Issue: Skills, Values, and Beliefs for Today’s Democratic Citizenship: Psychological Competencies–Florian Feucht (Special Issue Editor)

Florian Feucht: Information seeking, decision making, and action taking in social and political contexts An Introduction to Psychological Aspects of Democratic Citizenship

Lori Olafson: “Good” Americans and “Bad” Americans: Personal Epistemology, Moral Reasoning, and Citizenship.

Claudia Ruitenberg: Conflict, Affect and the Political: On Disagreement as Democratic Capacity.

Michael Weinstock: Epistemic Understanding and Sound Reasoning Skills that Underlie Effective Democratic Engagement.

Gregory Schraw, Lori Olafson, Michelle Vander Veldt, & Jennifer Ponder: Teachers’ Epistemological Stances and Citizenship Education.

Lisa Bendixen(Discussant): Argumentation, Anger, and Action: Citizenship Education In and Out of the Classroom.

Dale Snauwaert (Discussant): Democracy as Public Deliberation and the Psychology of Epistemological World Views and Moral Reasoning: A Philosophical Reflection.

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Volume 3, Number 1, 2009

Special Issue: Proceedings of the International Institute on Peace Education (IIPE) – “Human Rights Learning as Peace Education: 
Pursuing Democracy in a Time of Crisis”

Action Ideas in Educating for Human Rights and Towards a Culture of Peace in Puerto Rico
By Anita Yudkin Suliveres and Anaida Pascual Morán

On The Power(s) of Writing: What Writing Studies Can
Offer to Peace and Human Rights Educators

By Andrew Moss

Human Rights, Popoki and Bare Life
By Ronni Alexander

International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Education:
An Exploration of Differences and Complementarity

By Josefine Scherling

Spiritualiy: An Approach to Freedom and Democracy
By Jalka

Poetry and Peace: Explorations of Language and “Unlanguage” as
Transformative Pedagogy

By Mary Lee Morrison

Broadening Horizons: Is There a Place for Peace Education in the American Legal System and More Specifically in Family Law?
By MiaLisa McFarland

Anti-discrimination Education in Japan: Buraku Sabetsu Simulation
By Daisuke Nojima

Peace Playground
By Éva Blénesi

Doing What We Teach
By Jasmin Nario-Galace

Peace Channel: A channel for human rights education and peace in Nagaland.
By Fr. Rev. C.P. Anto

Recasting Classical and Contemporary Philosophies to Ground Peace
Education: A Review Essay of James Page, Peace Education: Exploring Ethical and Philosophical Foundations (Charlotte, NC: Information Age Press, 2008)

By David Ragland

Reclaiming a Democratic Political Community: A Review of Paul Theobald, Education Now: How Rethinking America’s Past Can Change Its Future (Boulder: Paradigm Publishers, 2009).
By Dale T. Snauwaert

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Volume 2, Number 2, 2008

Special Issue: Proceedings of the International Institute on Peace Education (IIPE) — “Critical Pedagogy: Educating for Justice and Peace.”

The International Institute on Peace Education:
Twenty-six Years Modeling Critical, Participatory Peace Pedagogy

By Tony Jenkins

Persistence of Vision: Hegemony and Counter-hegemony in the Everyday
By Robert E. Bahruth

Hans-Peter Dürr’s Thought as a Source for Peace Work
By Francesco Pistolato

Unity-based Peace Education: A New Approach to Peace Education by Transforming World Views
By Havva Kök

Popoki, What Color is Peace? Exploring critical approaches to thinking, imagining and expressing peace with the cat, Popoki
By Ronni Alexander

Teaching About Peace Through Children’s Literature
By Stan F. Steiner

The UNESCO Schools Cooperation Network Health Education Programme
By Nicoletta Mantziara

Political Pedagogy Vs Coexistance Education: The Case of Israel\Palestine
By Udi Adiv

Painful Past in the Service of Israeli Jewish-Arab Dialogue:
The Work of the Center for Humanistic Education at the Ghetto Fighters House in Israel

By David Netzer

Youth Initiatives in Conflict Zones: Focus Northern Ireland
By Fran Russell Banks

Peace Education in Marginalized Communities in Nigeria: The ‘Protect Our Future’ Project
By Imoh Colins Edozie

Thailand’s Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act B.E. 2551 (2008): A New Development in Human Rights Protection and Justice
By Son Ninsri

Weapons of Mass Destruction: Challenges Towards Nonproliferation in the Middle East
By Nilsu Goren

The Origins of Critical Pedagogy, or the Freirization of Paolo
A poem by Rinah Sheleff

Volume 2, Number 1, 2008

Special Issue on The Earth Charter

Essays on Naomi Klein’s The Shock Doctrine

Education for Sustainable Development based on the Earth Charter
By Abelardo Brenes, Ph.D.

The Earth Charter: Peace Education and Values for a Shared World 

By Karen Huggins and Kevin Kester

The Earth Charter, a Radical Document: A Pedagogical Response.
by Sean Blenkinsop and Chris Beeman

The Cosmopolitan Ethics of the Earth Charter: By Dale T. Snauwaert

Essays on Naomi Klein’s The Shock Doctrine

A Pedagogy of Alternatives: A Peace Education Comment on Mark Webb’s “Letter to Naomi Klein”
By Betty A. Reardon

A Letter to Naomi Klein
By Mark Porter Webb

Book Review — The Encyclopedia of Peace Education (edited by Monisha Baja)
By Hakim Williams

Volume 1 Number 2, 2007

Exploring Our Perceptual Limitation by Lyudmila Bryzzheva

The Preparation of Pre-Service Teachers for a Culture of Dignity and Peace by Melodie Wilson and Yvette Daniel

Connecting Inner and Outer Peace: Buddhist Meditation Integrated with Peace Education by Edward J. Brantmeier

Volume 1 Number 1, May, 2007
Special Issue: What is the Relationship Between Knowledge and Peace?

Words Matter: Exposing the Camouflaged Violence of Hunting Rhetoric by Heidi A. Huse, Ph.D

Nonviolence as a Way of Knowing in the Public School Classroom by Anya Jacobson


A Book Review of “Avengers of the New World”
by Monisha Bajaj, Ed.D

A Book Review of “Ethical Visions of Education: Philosophies In Practice” by Dale Snauwaert, Ph.D

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