Land And Water Education And The Allodial Principle: Rethinking Ecological Education In The Postcolonial Age

January 22, 2018|
Land And Water Education And The Allodial Principle: Rethinking Ecological Education In The Postcolonial Age by Zane Ma Rhea
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This book argues that the ancient allodial principle enables a paradigmatic shift in the way specialist educators in environmental, Indigenous, and legal studies; teacher educators; and teachers think about land and water education.

Land and water are basic to human life, and students will need to grapple with matters of sustainability and Indigenous entitlement in their future work. People now living in lands and on waterways that have been colonized, such as Australia, are taught to regard land and water in ways that have been fundamentally shaped by English law. This book introduces ancient as well as more contemporary forms of land and water access and examines the underlying ontological and epistemological enframements that shape the way that 'land' and 'water' are understood and taught. As peoples of the world grapple with environmental sustainability and Indigenous rights, the author provides a pivotal rejection of the entitlement to 'abuse'. The book also reasons that educators should employ alod pedagogy to develop their approach to 'working out' difficult matters to do with balancing the rights and responsibilities of nations, regions, corporations, communal and individual owners in the access to, use of, and transferability of land and waterways.

Associate Professor Zane Ma Rhea is Academic Leader, Curriculum & Pedagogy Academic Community, Faculty of Education, Monash University. Her research theorizes comparative and cross-cultural understandings of the cultivation of wisdom and examines how higher education, teacher education, and schooling are harming or supporting the s...
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Title:Land And Water Education And The Allodial Principle: Rethinking Ecological Education In The Postcol...Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:96 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inShipping dimensions:96 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inPublished:January 22, 2018Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9811075980

ISBN - 13:9789811075988

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