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Name: Francisco  Cardoso  Gomes de Matos
Institution: Federal University of Pernambuco
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: NA
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Pedagogia da positividade. Comunicação
construtiva em Português(1996)
Comunicar para o bem. Rumo à paz comunicativa (2002)
Criatividade no ensino de inglês. A Resource book (2004)
Author of chapter Using peaceful language.
From principles to practices, in UNESCO EOLSS encyclopedia (

Book chapters:
Chapter on Language, Peace, and Conflict Resolution: in The Handbook of Conflict Resolution, Theory and Practice.
Edited by Peter T. Coleman, Morton Deutsch, Eric C. Marcus. 3rd edition. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2014. pp. 182-203 ISBN 978-1-118-52686-6.
Chapter on LIF PLUS: The life-improving force of peaceful language use, in Psychological Components of Sustainable Peace,edited by Peter T. Coleman and Morton Deutsch. New York: Springer, 20 2012, pp. 121-131. ISBN 978-1-4614-3554-9.

Nurturing Nonkilling: A Poetic Plantation. Published by the Center for Global Nonkilling. Honolulu,2009. ISBN 978-0-9822983-2-9.
Dignity. A Multidimensional view. Oregon: Dignity Press, 2013. ISBN 978-1-937570-37-8.
Courses Taught: Introduction to Applied Peace Linguistics
Creativity in the Teaching of English
Linguistic and Intercultural Rights;
Currently working in the emerging area of Applied Peace Linguistics

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