Education for Sustainability

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Editor(s):
Robert V. Farrell, George Papagiannis
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1
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2009
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Education for Sustainability is a component of Encyclopedia of Human Resources Policy, Development and Management in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias.

The Theme on Education for Sustainability provides the essential aspects and a myriad of issues of great relevance connection between education and more sustainable futures and embraces a reality that all need to know. It demands a much broader interpretation of education--a holistic perspective that accommodates new and challenging ideas. Such education is imperative in creating the knowledge, wisdom and vision needed for the transition to a more sustainable world. In helping to design this sustainable future, education for sustainability implements a vital systemic perspective that will allow for a complex interdependence of all life forms and Earth. This volume is aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College Students, Educators, Professional Practitioners, Research Personnel and Policy Analysts, Managers, and Decision Makers and NGOs.

Robert V. Farrell holds a Ph.D. in Education and Latin American Studies from the Graduate Faculties of Columbia University, USA, and is a founding faculty member of Florida International University (FIU), USA. He currently teaches undergraduate and graduate social foundations of education courses in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies in the College of Education at FIU. He has been chair of several departments and a division during his tenure in the College of Education and has directed several international and domestic programs. He has published in the Journal of Teacher Education, Contemporary Education, and the Negro Educational Review, among others, and has several chapters in edited books. In recent years, his research has been influenced by his graduate work towards a Masters Degree in the field of Environmental Studies. His recent book, What Teachers Need to Know About Their Environment but are Seldom Told (2000) is a result of this new area of interest.

George Papagiannis holds a Ph.D. in International Development Education Studies (Stanford, USA, 1976). Currently, he is the Chair of the International/Intercultural Development Education Program, College of Education, Florida State University, USA. He has published in Review of Educational Research, Comparative Education Review, Comparative Education, Educational Policy, Prospects, and other journals; has co-authored a book, Nonformal Education and National Development: A Critical Assessment of Educational Policy, Research and Practice; has numerous chapters in edited books; and has served as an international consultant to the Ford Foundation, the Aga Khan Foundation, UNDP, USAID, World Education, the World Bank, the Royal Thai Ministry of Education, and various US education organizations

Table of Contents (25 Chapters)
  • 1. Education For Sustainability

    R. V. Farrell,George Papagiannis
      
    Price : US$15.00
    Volume : 1
  • 2. The Aims Of Education In An Age Of Stasis And Change

    Stephen M. Fain,Martha Barantovich,Raquel Martin
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 3. Education, Sustainability, And Environmental Economics

    Douglas E. Booth
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 4. The Politics Of Learning And Sustainable Development

    Stephen Gough and William Scott
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 5. Social And Cultural Issues In Education

    T. R. Richardson
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 6. Policy Planning And Management In Educational Systems: Essential Elements In The Achievement Of Education For Sustainability

    Richard Sack
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 7. Education, Tradition, Historical Knowledge And Sustainability

    Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr.
      
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    Volume : 1
  • 8. Knowledge Of The Future And The Role Of Institutions In Creating Ecological Sustainability

    William H. Boyer
      
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    Volume : 1
  • 9. Cultural Knowledge For The Present And The Future

    J. J. Slater
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 10. Essential Earth Learning Concepts For Teachers And Students

    Mario M. Yanez
      
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    Volume : 1
  • 11. Early Education: Critical Literacy, Professional Development And Resources For A Sustainable Future

    Joyce Fine
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 12. Secondary Education And Sustainable Development

    Hilary Landorf
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 13. Earth Ethics, Earth Literacy, And The Community College

    Bradford R. Stocker
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 14. Sustainability And Universities

    Ian Thomas
      
    Price : US$15.00
    Volume : 1
  • 15. The Red Queen Effect: Roles For Adult Education In Social Sustainability

    Peter Easton
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 16. Education, Lifelong Learning And Leisure

    G.S. Fain
      
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    Volume : 1
  • 17. Holistic Education: Learning For An Interconnected World

    Jack Miller
      
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    Volume : 1
  • 18. The Ecological And Environmental Dimensions Of The Holistic Curriculum

    Stephen Sterling
      
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    Volume : 1
  • 19. Educational Policy And Practice For Sustainable Development

    John Fien
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 20. Development, Education And Grassroots Movements For Sustainability And Environmental Justice

    David Gabbard
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 21. Education Policy And Gender Issues: A Sustainability Perspective

    Rosalyn McKeown
      
    Price : US$15.00
    Volume : 1
  • 22. A Comparative Study Of Cultural Conservation Among Minority Groups : The Basques And Sustainable Ethnicity In An Age Of Globalization

    David M. Callejo PĂ©rez,Pablo Toral
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 23. Indigenous And Neotraditional Knowledge Systems And Their Role In Creating And Maintaining Ecological Sustainability

    Margaret L. Ronald
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 24. Education, The Individual, And Consumerism

    Chet Bowers
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 25. Mass Media And Information Technology In Education

    Stephen D. McDowell
      
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    Volume : 1
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