The Failure of Environmental Education (and How We Can Fix It)

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INDEX
Abramoff, Jack, 121
academic tenure, 192–193
accountability: in education, 26, 166, 196; institutional mind-set and, 66. See also responsibility
acidification, of oceans, 12–13
action, 95–96, 115, 175–176; denial
and inaction, 38–39, 44–45, 97, 151, 174; educating to inspire, 28, 31, 32, 45, 47–48, 50–51, 109–110; institutional mind-set and, 61, 71; international efforts, 60–61, 126, 130, 141–142, 154–157; making sacrifices, 176–177; models of success, 51–52, 127–132; political, involving students in, 188–189; political awareness and, 127, 132, 134; psychological barriers to, 55, 97–100. See also behavioral changes; conservation; curriculum implementation; grassroots action
adaptive management, 45–46, 162–163
advertising, 136–137, 154; crying Indian commercial, 88
advocacy, in education, 28, 31
affluence. See wealth
agriculture, 11–12, 14, 141, 149–151. See also food security
air conditioning, 42
alternative energy. See renewable energy
American Clean Energy and Security Act, 58–59, 60, 62–63
American Clean Energy Jobs and Power Act, 58, 59, 60
American Psychological Association, 97
Anderson, Jay, 138
anthropocentrism, 21–22, 44–45
antismoking campaigns, 98
art, 56, 186
The Assault on Reason (Gore), 118–119
athletics, 189

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • Chapter One - The Problem(S) 1
  • Chapter Two - Foundations 21
  • Chapter Three - What Went Wrong 38
  • Chapter Four - Accountability and Institutional Mind-Set 57
  • Chapter Five - The Needs of Environmentally Active Citizens 72
  • Chapter Six - Between Awareness and Action 95
  • Chapter Seven - A Political Primer 116
  • Chapter Eight - Consumption, Conservation, and Change 135
  • Chapter Nine - An Evolving Metric 158
  • Chapter Ten - And How We Can Fix It 173
  • Appendix - Greening Schools for Alternative Education 199
  • Notes 203
  • Selected Bibliography 219
  • Acknowledgments 225
  • Index 229
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