Educating for a Culture of Social and Ecological Peace by Anita L. Wenden

By Anita L. Wenden

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

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

“At as soon as compact and bold, this notable booklet examines a large choice of texts that care for problems with the Earth’s quickly dwindling typical resources.” — CHOICE

"This booklet deals the main finished 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 possibly appear like. i stopped each one bankruptcy with a feeling of highbrow pleasure and gratitude. i glance ahead to utilizing the publication in my classes." — Gregory A. Smith, coeditor of Ecological schooling in motion: On Weaving schooling, tradition, and the Environment

Contributors contain 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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Almost all of the chapters in the anthology refer to the Earth Charter. In chapter 8 P. B. Corcoran expands our knowledge about and appreciation of the significance of this document, which has been included in a list of inspirational 22 ANITA WENDEN documents, such as the Magna Carta, which have profoundly inf luenced the direction of human societ y. The chapter describes the sources of the values that constitute the Charter and the consultation process whereby they were incorporated into several drafts, and ultimately, the final document.

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Brock (1992) for an analysis of some causal and instrumental linkages between war or direct physical violence and the environment. 3. Excerpted from The summary profile of the case submitted to the International People’s Tribunal on Human Rights and the Environment by Research International on behalf of the People of the Essequibo Riverian Area of Guyana and The Report of the Guyana Society for the Protection and Preservation of the Environment (1997). 4. Adapted from V. M. Kotlyakov, (1991), The Aral Sea Basin, Environment, 33 (1): 3–14.

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