Post-War Japan, Traumatized Society, Peace Education, Peaceful Society


The experience of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombing during World War II is the main feature of Peace Education in Japan. The historical significance of nuclear bombing is unique to Japan. Therefore, this paper aims to understand the impact of constructive approaches in a post-war traumatized society on Peace Education. The research seeks to explore Peace Education as being the most relevant and constructive approach for building a peaceful society. Therefore, this study will explore lessons from post-war Japan. This study has primarily employed qualitative methods, with simple quantitative methods such as frequency and spatial analysis to investigate the study. The findings are expected to contribute towards the use of education to build a peaceful society. This research will also attempt to inculcate a positive attitude towards moral values.


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Wijegoonawardana, N. (2021). PEACE EDUCATION: LESSONS FROM POST-WAR JAPAN . International Journal of Research -GRANTHAALAYAH, 9(5), 290–296.