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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
In a time of unprecedented transformation as society seeks to build a more sustainable future, education plays an increasingly central role in training key agents of change. This book asks how we can equip students and scholars with the capabilities to promote sustainability and how the higher education curriculum can be changed to facilitate the... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95
Environmental Education: Key Issues of the Future contains the proceedings of a conference held at the College of Technology in Hampshire, England. The conference provided a forum for discussing the role of education in environmental training, analyzing the problems of environmental education, and proposing innovations that might well affect the future.... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2014; US$ 39.95
This book sets out the facts about three still largely unknown factors of the future: climate change, peak oil and the limits to growth. It examines the feelings and attitudes the coming changes engender. It offers teachers ways to engage with vital but too often avoided issues, and to share success stories and sources of hope for the future. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95
Educating for Sustainability presents fundamental principles, theoretical foundations, and practical suggestions for integrating education for sustainability into existing schoolwide systems and programs, organized in three sections: Principles of Education for Sustainability; Fostering a Sustainability Worldview; Learning and Thinking for Sustainability.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
This important book explores the interaction of global environmental discourses and local traditions and practices in twelve countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Based upon two parallel groups of studies, reviewing cultural influences in individual countries, and the attitudes of young people across the region, it has important implications for environmental... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 169.00
The book analyses the knowledge, beliefs and behaviours that comprise the environmental attitudes of young people in the Asia-Pacific region and the cultural, political and educational contexts that have shaped them. The findings are based upon a questionnaire survey of over 10,000 young people together with focus group studies in India, South China,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 113.00
Engineers and scientists have made great progress in advancing the understanding of the principles underlying environmental quality and public health. However, all too often, society and the scientific community do not realize the connections between environmental occurrences. In their haste to remedy a situation, they overlook lessons that could... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
The links between education and sustainable development are deepening, although subject to much controversy and debate. The success of the sustainability discourse depends both on the pedagogic and research functions of higher education. Similarly, for higher education itself to remain relevant and engaged it faces pressure not only to integrate the... more...
- New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2004; US$ 20.00
About the Book: Designed in terms of the Polytechnic syllabus for students of the N.E. region and also NEHU syllabus on Environment, this book is addressed to all Polytechnic students for Environmental education and culture. In simple and lucid style, the book introduces the basic concepts of environment, physical and human and explains its various... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 209.00
This book focuses on the academic foundations, trends and traditions of environmental education for sustainable development in Chinese contexts. It highlights case studies that illuminate recent sustainability initiatives in China, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. more...