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Front Matter Half Title Page Title Page Copyright PageTable of Contents Preface Contents LEARNING IN MULTICULTURAL SOCIETIESFear of Learning and Cultural Certainty in Late Modernity - Peter JarvisI. TOWARDS AN UNDERSTANDING OF MODERNITYII. THE MODERN WORLD IS PLURALISTIC AND MULTICULTURALIII. MODERNITY AND THE LEARNING SOCIETYCONCLUSIONBIBLIOGRAPHYAdult Education for One World - Franz PggelerI. THE REALISTIC VISION OF THE ONE WORLDII. ARGUMENTS FOR ONE WORLDIII. RESISTANCE TO THE ONE WORLD IDEAIV. THE ONE WORLD AND THE THIRD WORLD THE FUNCTION OF ADULT EDUCATION IN THE PROCESSES OF ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTV. THE ROLE OF ADULT EDUCATION IN THE FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD WORLDSVI. STEPS OF DEVELOPMENT TO THE ONE WORLDVII. WORLD ETHICS AND WORLD PEDAGOGYVIII. WHAT CAN ADULT EDUCATIONDO FOR THE ONE WORLD?Cultural Pluralism as an Ideology - Zvi LammMEETING OF CULTURES'Let's Listen To One Another's Story': Martin Buber's Narratology for Israeli-Palestinian Understanding - Paul Mendes-FlohrEducation for Arab-Jewish Coexistence - Kaiman YaronCOEXISTENCE AS A POLITICAL CONCEPTFORCES BLOCKING COEXISTENCTHE DILEMMA OF BEING AN ARAB IN A JEWISH STATEORGANIZATIONS WORKING FOR COEXISTENCEEducation for Peace and Human Solidarity - Ansgar KoschelAdult Education and Multicultural Coexistence in Northern Ireland - Daniel MurphyGuaranteeing Minority Rights - Kai-Uwe von HasselDILEMMAS OF NATIONAL IDENTITYMelting-pot, Multiculturalism and Pluralism: The Israeli Case - Rivka Bar-YosefThe Nation and BeyondAn Interpretationof the Educational Thought of Karl Jaspers - Martha Friedenthal-HaaseINTRODUCTIONBIOGRAPHICAL OUTLINE AND AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL INTERPRETATIONCONCRETE POLITICAL STATEMENTSTHE ASPECTS OF EDUCATION ANDTHE PHILOSOPHY OF HISTORYCLOSING REMARKSContradiction in National Identity: Germany as an Historical Example - Monika ChattyREASONS FOR THE CONTRADICTIONS IN GERMANNATIONAL CHARACTER; POSSIBILITIES TO ELIMINATE THEMBelgium: A Tri-Ethnic Mosaic On the Way to Confederalism? - Walter LeirmanBELGIUM: A TRIPLE MOSAICFLEMINGS AND WALLOONS: OLD STEREOTYPES AND NEW TRUTHSCONCLUSIONMartin Buber and Israeli-Palestinian Dialogue - Kalman YaronDIALOGUE AND GENUINE SPEECHARAB-JEWISH CONFRONTATION IN PERSPECTIVECLASH OF CULTURES AND INTERETHNIC CONFLICTThe Political and Cultural Situation and Problems of Minorities in a Multicultural Society: The Case of Germany - Joachim H. KnollHISTORICAL APPROACHEWORDS AND TERMSDATES, PATTERNS OF BEHAVIOR, AND PROJECTSMulticulturalism and National Disintegration: The Case of Yugoslavia - Borivoj SamolovcevMULTICULTURALISM AND MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION: AN ATTEMPT AT MAKING A THEORETICAL MODELCONCLUSIONBIBLIOGRAPHYDilemmas of National Cohesion: The Yugoslav Example - Dimitrij RupelEscaping the Bind in Northern Ireland: Teaching and Learning in the Interethnic Frontier - Duncan MorrowINTRODUCTION: NATIONS AND STATESNORTHERN IRELAND: STATE AND SOCIETYVIOLENCE AND DIVISIONRIVALS FOR POWER: TEACHING AND LEARNING IN DIVIDED SOCIETIESCHANGE AND POSSIBILITY IN NORTHERN IRELANDSELECT BIBLIOGRAPHYEthnocentrism and Higher Educationin the United States - Edith KurzweilBack Matter Epilogue PERSPECTIVES FOR CLASH-MANAGEMENT MEETING OF CULTURES AS APOLITICAL AND EDUCATIONAL TASKList of ParticipantsBack Cover
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