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By Anita L. Wenden

Examines the overlapping goals, values, and ideas in peace and environmental education.

Acknowledging the twin notions of hazard and chance that current themselves in modern social and ecological crises, this ebook explores how either peace and environmental schooling can rework the way in which we expect and what we price. The e-book outlines the hyperlink among social violence and ecological degradation and the necessity to train for the aim of accomplishing social and ecological peace. experts in peace and environmental schooling supply a holistic and built-in technique on instructing approximately those difficulties and demanding situations. additionally they supply academic concepts, similar to curricular frameworks and pedagogical ideas applicable for either formal and casual settings, and case reviews and examples that illustrate their application.

“At as soon as compact and bold, this impressive publication examines a wide selection of texts that care for problems with the Earth’s speedily dwindling common resources.” — CHOICE

"This ebook bargains the main complete and cogently argued case for conjoining environmental, social justice, and peace schooling that i've got encountered. The authors current a multifaceted imaginative and prescient of why such schooling is required and what it could actually seem like. i stopped each one bankruptcy with a feeling of highbrow pleasure and gratitude. i glance ahead to utilizing the ebook in my classes." — Gregory A. Smith, coeditor of Ecological schooling in motion: On Weaving schooling, tradition, and the Environment

Contributors comprise Abelardo Brenes, Peter Blaze Corcoran, Ian Harris, Fanny Heymann, Patricia M. Mische, Isabel Orellana, Lucie Sauvé, Frans C. Verhagen, Arjen E. J. Wals, and Anita L. Wenden.

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Sauvé, L. (2000). Environmental education between modernit y and post modernit y: Searching for an integrating framework. In A. Jarnet, B. Jickling, L. Sauvé, A. Wals, & P. ), A colloquium on the future of environmental education in a postmodern world (pp. 44–56). Available from Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, Yukon College, Box 2799, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5K4. 28 ANITA WENDEN Selby, D. (2000). Global education: Toward a quantum model of environmental Education. In A. Jarnet, B. Jickling, L.

Recent examples where environmental degradation and resource depletion contributed, along with other factors, to social upheaval and conf lict include Ethiopia, Haiti, El Salvador, Somalia, and the Philippines, to name only a few. , 1991). Haiti provides another example. , 1991). El Salvador experienced years of civil strife and insurgency warfare after depleted soil, water, and forests could no longer support increasing populations. So many Salvadorans began crossing the border seeking a better life in Honduras that by 1969, when Honduras began expelling them, illegal Salvadorans comprised 12% of the Honduran population.

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