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The Handbook of Sustainable Literacy: Skills for a changing world

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A vital resource for sustainability educators and decision-makers. In this ground-breaking book, leading sustainability educators are joined by permaculturists, literary critics, ecologists, artists, journalists, engineers, mathematicians and philosophers in a deep reflection on the skills that people need to survive and thrive in the challenging conditions of the 21st century. Responding to the threats of climate change, peak oil, resource deletion, economic uncertainty and energy insecurity demands the utmost in creativity, ingenuity and new ways of thinking in order to reinvent self and society.

Among the many skills, attributes and values described in this volume are values reflection, coping with complexity, permaculture design, transition skills, advertising awareness, effortless action, and ecological intelligence, each accompanied by ideas for active learning exercises to help develop the skill. Far from being a rigid or definitive statement of the 'one right way' however, the handbook is exploratory, aiming to open up new, unthought-of paths, possibilities and choices. It is intended primarily for educators across the spectrum from higher education to informal education, but is also suitable for learners themselves and anyone interested in the literally 'vital' issue of the skills we need to survive and thrive in the 21st century and build a more sustainable future.

Contributors include John Naish, Satish Kumar, Patrick Whitefield, John Blewitt, Stephan Harding and Stephen Sterling.

This book is in excellent condition throughout.

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Author(s):
Stibbe, Arran
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1900322609
ISBN-13:
9781900322607
Number of pages:
222
Publisher:
Green
Title:
The Handbook of Sustainable Literacy: Skills for a changing world

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A vital resource for sustainability educators and decision-makers. In this ground-breaking book, leading sustainability educators are joined by permaculturists, literary critics, ecologists, artists, journalists, engineers, mathematicians and philosophers in a deep reflection on the skills that people need to survive and thrive in the challenging conditions of the 21st century. Responding to the threats of climate change, peak oil, resource deletion, economic uncertainty and energy insecurity demands the utmost in creativity, ingenuity and new ways of thinking in order to reinvent self and society.

Among the many skills, attributes and values described in this volume are values reflection, coping with complexity, permaculture design, transition skills, advertising awareness, effortless action, and ecological intelligence, each accompanied by ideas for active learning exercises to help develop the skill. Far from being a rigid or definitive statement of the 'one right way' however, the handbook is exploratory, aiming to open up new, unthought-of paths, possibilities and choices. It is intended primarily for educators across the spectrum from higher education to informal education, but is also suitable for learners themselves and anyone interested in the literally 'vital' issue of the skills we need to survive and thrive in the 21st century and build a more sustainable future.

Contributors include John Naish, Satish Kumar, Patrick Whitefield, John Blewitt, Stephan Harding and Stephen Sterling.

This book is in excellent condition throughout.

Author(s):
Stibbe, Arran
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1900322609
ISBN-13:
9781900322607
Number of pages:
222
Publisher:
Green
Title:
The Handbook of Sustainable Literacy: Skills for a changing world

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