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

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By Anita L. Wenden

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

Acknowledging the twin notions of chance and chance that current themselves in modern social and ecological crises, this publication explores how either peace and environmental schooling can remodel the way in which we expect and what we price. The publication outlines the hyperlink among social violence and ecological degradation and the necessity to teach for the aim of accomplishing social and ecological peace. experts in peace and environmental schooling supply a holistic and built-in strategy on instructing approximately those difficulties and demanding situations. in addition they supply academic suggestions, reminiscent of curricular frameworks and pedagogical strategies applicable for either formal and casual settings, and case reports and examples that illustrate their application.

“At as soon as compact and bold, this outstanding ebook examines a wide selection of texts that take care of problems with the Earth’s swiftly dwindling typical resources.” — CHOICE

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

Contributors comprise 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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Mische1 Many hundreds of people were killed in India in May, 2002, not by terrorists (although it was alleged that terrorists were crossing into India from Pakistan); not in a war (although Pakistan and India were threatening war, including with nuclear weapons), and not from old age, hunger, or povert y (although these put them at greater risk). The real killer was a record breaking, 124° heat. Back up a few years to 1995, in Chicago, New York, and other cities in the United States, relentless, record breaking heat killed many hundreds of people then too.

There may also be more than one t ype of scarcit y involved, compounding the complexit y of the conf lict and its resolution. But not all conf licts over nat ural resources involve scarcit y. Even the discover y of resources not used in the past or new sources of vital resources providing an increased supply can be a source of conf lict, especially when agreements on access rights have not yet been worked out bet ween potential users. In such cases, nations may fight to gain control of or to prevent other nations from controlling access to the new resources.

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