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The challenge for sustainability : linking politics, education and learning

Author: Hugh Atkinson
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2015.
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Exploring the links between politics, learning and sustainability this book argues that if we are to successfully meet the challenges of climate change and sustainability we need to embed a lifelong  Read more...

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Genre/Form: [Études diverses]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Atkinson
ISBN: 1447306465 9781447306467
OCLC Number: 995204488
Description: 251 p. : fig.
Contents: Introduction / Hugh Atkinson and Ros Wade --
Planetary challenges : the agenda laid bare / Hugh Atkinson --
The politics of sustainability : democracy and the limits of policy action / Stuart Wilks-Heeg --
Learning, pedagogy and sustainability : the challenges for education policy and practice / Ros Wade --
Climate change and environmental policy in the US : lessons in political action / Hugh Atkinson --
'Greening' the European Union? The Europeanisation of European Union environmental policy / John O'Brennan --
Rethinking globalisation through convergence : active learning for social movements / Jenneth Parker --
The challenge of sustainability in sub-Saharan Africa : the implications for education policy and practice / Rose Wade, with Vincent Muhumaza, Chikondi Musange and Heinrich Rukundo --
Regional centres of expertise as mobliising mechanisms for education for sustainable development / Roger A. Petry, Lyle M. Benko, Takaaki Kiganezawa, Tomonori Ichinose and Mary Otieno, with Ros Wade --
Social media and sustainability : the right to the city / John Blewitt --
Emerging themes and future scenarios / Hugh Atkinson and Ros Wade --
Afterword / Hugh Atkinson and Ros Wade
Responsibility: ed. by Hugh Atkinson and Ros Wade.

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"A comprehensive and insightful view of the politics involved in meeting the challenges of sustainability....a valuable text, a fine contribution to the literature on sustainability." Local Economy Read more...

 
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