Learning, environment and sustainable development : a history of ideas / William Scott and Paul Vare.

"This book is an introduction to the long history of human learning, the environment and sustainable development - about our struggles with the natural world; first for survival, then for dominance, currently for self-preservation, and in future perhaps, even for long-term, mutually-beneficial...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Taylor & Francis)
Main Authors: Scott, William, 1946- (Author), Vare, Paul (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2021.
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Summary:"This book is an introduction to the long history of human learning, the environment and sustainable development - about our struggles with the natural world; first for survival, then for dominance, currently for self-preservation, and in future perhaps, even for long-term, mutually-beneficial co-existence. It charts the long arc of human-environment relationships through the specific lens of human learning, putting on record many of the people, ideas and events that have contributed, often unwittingly, to the global movement for sustainable development. Human learning has always had a focus on the environment. It's something we've been engaged in ever since we began interacting with our surroundings and thinking about the impacts, outcomes and consequences of our actions and interactions. This unique story, told by the authors is episodic rather than a connected, linear account; it probes, questions and re-examines familiar issues from novel perspectives, and looks ahead. The book is of particular interest to those studying (and teaching) courses with a focus on socio-economic and environmental sustainability, and NGOs whose work brings them face-to-face with the general public and social enterprises"--
Physical Description:1 online resource (xvi, 196 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780429273704
0429273703
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