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Environment, Education and Society in the Asia-Pacific : Local Traditions and Global Discourses - John Fien

Environment, Education and Society in the Asia-Pacific

Local Traditions and Global Discourses

By: John Fien (Editor), Helen Sykes (Editor), David Yencken (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 17th February 2000
ISBN: 9780415205818
Number Of Pages: 360

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This important book explores the interaction of global environmental discourses and local traditions and practices in twelve countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Based upon two parallel groups of studies, reviewing cultural influences in individual countries, and the attitudes of young people across the region, it has important implications for environmental policy and education.

Preface
UNESCO Office for Asia and the Pacific
Introduction
Attitudes to nature in the East and West
The research
One country two perspectives: South China
Oya-Shima-Kuni: Japan
Living traditions: India
Unity and Diversity: Southeast Asia
Songlines and the Gondwanan inheritance: Australia
Voices from the South-West Pacific
Environmental attitudes, knowledge and behaviour of young people in the Asia-Pacific region
Young people and the environment: the implications for environmentalism
Listening to the voices of youth: Implications for educational reform
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ISBN: 9780415205818
ISBN-10: 0415205816
Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies, 1
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 360
Published: 17th February 2000
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.88  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.67
Edition Number: 1

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