Educating the Global Environmental Citizen: Understanding Ecopedagogy in Local and Global Contexts, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Educating the Global Environmental Citizen

Understanding Ecopedagogy in Local and Global Contexts, 1st Edition

By Greg William Misiaszek

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Description

Misiaszek examines the (dis)connection between critical global citizenship education models and ecopedagogy which is grounded in Paulo Freire’s pedagogy. Exploring how concepts of citizenship are affected by globalization, this book argues that environmental pedagogues must teach critical environmental literacies in order for students to understand global environmental issues through the world’s diverse perspectives. Misiaszek analyses the ways environmental pedagogies can use aspects of critical global citizenship education to better understand how environmental issues are contextually experienced and understood by societies locally and globally through issues of globalization, colonialism, socio-economics, gender, race, ethnicities, nationalities, indigenous issues, and spiritualties.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION



CHAPTER 1: Ecopedagogy: Teaching for Critical Environmental Literacies



CHAPTER 2: Connections Between Environmental and Citizenship Pedagogies



CHAPTER 3: Theoretical Lenses to View Socio-Environmental Issues



CHAPTER 4: Whose Development? Contextualizing Sustainable Development



CHAPTER 5: Conclusion: Teaching to Save the Planet

About the Author

Greg Misiaszek is Assistant Professor of Education at Beijing Normal University, China and the Assistant Director of the Paulo Freire Institute, UCLA.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU032000
EDUCATION / Leadership
EDU043000
EDUCATION / Comparative