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Emotion and Traumatic Conflict: Reclaiming Healing in Education

Michalinos Zembylas


This book aims to create a space at the intersection of multiple discussions on emotion, conflict, and critical peace education. It draws on academic literature that attempts to highlight the possibilities and the pitfalls of considering the role of peace education in healing and reconciliation. Drawing from psychoanalytic and sociopolitical perspectives of trauma and emotion, the book highlight the pedagogical practices with which emotions can be engaged as critical and transformative forces in peace education. While the emotions of trauma are a very real, and a very devastating feature of li ... More

Keywords: emotion, trauma, conflict, critical peace education, healing, reconciliation, Cyprus, critical pedagogy, critical emotional praxis

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199982769
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982769.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michalinos Zembylas, author
Associate Professor of Education, Open University of Cyprus