Educating for a Culture of Social and Ecological Peace

SUNY Press
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Acknowledging the dual notions of danger and opportunity that present themselves in contemporary social and ecological crises, this book explores how both peace and environmental education can transform the way we think and what we value. The book outlines the link between social violence and ecological degradation and the need to educate for the purpose of achieving social and ecological peace. Specialists in peace and environmental education offer a holistic and integrated approach on educating about these problems and challenges. They also provide educational strategies, such as curricular frameworks and pedagogical innovations appropriate for both formal and informal settings, and case studies and examples that illustrate their application.
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About the author

Anita L. Wenden is Professor Emerita of Research and Academic Writing and Professor Emerita of Cultural Diversity at York College, The City University of New York, as well as the Director of Peace Education and Research at Earth and Peace Education Associates International. She is the coeditor (with Christina Schäffner) of Language and Peace.

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Publisher
SUNY Press
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Published on
Feb 1, 2012
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Pages
220
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ISBN
9780791484647
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Language
English
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Genres
Education / Philosophy, Theory & Social Aspects
Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection
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