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Environmental Education for the 21st Century

Thompson, Patricia J. (ed.)

Environmental Education for the 21st Century

International and Interdisciplinary Perspectives
With an Introduction by Ricardo R. Fernández, President, Lehman College, The City University of New York

Year of Publication: 1997

New York, Bern, Berlin, Frankfurt/M., Paris, Wien, 1997. XXVII, 356 pp.
ISBN 978-0-8204-3749-1 pb.  (Softcover)

Weight: 0.530 kg, 1.168 lbs

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Book synopsis

This volume offers many entry points for environmental teaching. Its scope and range provide a stimulating overview of the state of the art in the environmental curriculum in the humanities, the social sciences, teacher education, family and consumer sciences, business, and journalism as well as perspectives on creating a green academic environment through teaching, administration, and media relations.

About the author(s)/editor(s)

The contributors: Ricardo R. Fernández, Patricia J. Thompson, Joy A. Palmer, Jacqueline Gravanis, Dieter L. Böhn, Michael-Burkhard Piorkowsky, C. R. Oulton, W. A. H. Scott, Gaoyin Qian, Tiechi Huang, Raffaella Semeraro, Michela Galzigna, Lucia Mason, Marina Santi, Paolo Sorzio, Frank E. Puin, David W. Shapiro, Arline L. Bronzaft, Jack Ahart, Glenn D. Ruhl, David B. Sachsman, Gene McQuillan, Nancy E. Wright, Isaiah Smithson, Barbara Methfessel, Hiltraud Schmidt-Waldherr, Amanda Woods McConney, Andrew McConney, Phillip Horton, Peter Blaze Corcoran, Margery Cornwell, Luigina Mortari, Abigail S. McNamee, N. J. Smith-Sebasto, Patricia Carlson, Steven McGee, Martin Stanisstreet, Edward Boyes, Esther Zager Levine, Kelley M. Shull, Rosanne Wille, Anne D. Perryman.
The Editor: Patricia J. Thompson is Professor of Education at Lehman College, CUNY. She is the founder and first Chair of the Special Interest Group (SIG) Ecological/Environmental Education of the American Educational Research Association; she was the convenor of the 1995 conference on which this volume is based. She is the author of textbooks on human ecology and has lectured widely on feminism and environmental issues in the U.S., Canada, Germany, Russia, and Finland.