Education, Community Engagement and Sustainable Development: Negotiating Environmental Knowledge In Monteverde, Costa Ri: Negotiating Environmental Kn by Nicole BlumEducation, Community Engagement and Sustainable Development: Negotiating Environmental Knowledge In Monteverde, Costa Ri: Negotiating Environmental Kn by Nicole Blum

Education, Community Engagement and Sustainable Development: Negotiating Environmental Knowledge In…

byNicole Blum

Paperback | February 24, 2014

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A growing body of research has given critical attention to diverse theories and practices of environmental education, and its potential contribution to addressing pressing global issues such as sustainable development and climate change. While much of this work has focused on perspectives and practices in Europe and North America, this book explores environmental learning within formal education, in programmes by non-governmental organisations, and in public education spaces in Monteverde, Costa Rica. The discussion also highlights the need for more research to understand the broader social and economic interactions between such efforts and the communities in which they are located.
Nicole Blum is a Lecturer in the Development Education Research Centre at the Institute of Education, University of London (UK). Since completing her PhD (Anthropology) at the University of Sussex in 2006, she has been actively engaged in research on environmental education and education for sustainable development, educational respons...
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Title:Education, Community Engagement and Sustainable Development: Negotiating Environmental Knowledge In…Format:PaperbackDimensions:166 pagesPublished:February 24, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401783500

ISBN - 13:9789401783507

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction.

2 Education, Environment, Development and the Costa Rican State.

3 Environmental Education In Schools.

4 Environmental Education And Conservation Organisations.

5 Environmental Knowledge In Public Spaces.

6 Conclusions.

Appendix: Images of Monteverde.