1st Edition

Researching Education and the Environment
Retrospect and Prospect





ISBN 9780415491334
Published March 17, 2009 by Routledge
378 Pages

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Book Description

Previously published as a special issue of Environmental Education Research, this collection includes papers published in the first 10 years of the journal, together with a series of specially commissioned critical vignettes that address the kinds of research that the journal attracts and wider aspects of the journal's work over that time.

Contributors and editors also look ahead to the next ten years, discussing six major themes within contemporary research that require close scrutiny:

  • EE and ESD: tension or transition?
  • locating the environmental in environmental education research
  • doing environmental education research
  • environmental learning as process and outcome
  • environmental education for …
  • developing environmental education research.

For each theme, two papers published by the journal in the first ten years are re-printed and two researchers review the issues they raise, giving readers a broad and future-facing overview of the development of the field today.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Researching education and the environment: an introduction  Alan Reid and William Scott  Theme 1: EE and ESD: tension or transition?  John Smyth, Michael Bonnett, Robert B. Stevenson, Edgar Javier González-Gaudiano  Theme 2: Locating the environmental in environmental education research  Henry St. Maurice, Judith S. Kaufman, Margaret S. Ewing, Adrienne E. Hyle, Diane Montgomery, Patricia A. Self, Andrew Stables, Stephen Gough, Rob O’Donoghue  Theme 3: Doing environmental education research  Louise Chawla, Karen Malone, Kim Walker, Constance L. Russell  Theme 4: Environmental learning as process and outcome  Roy Ballantyne, Sharon Connell, John Fien, Julie (Athman) Ernst, Martha Monroe, Mark Rickinson, Ronald B. Meyers  Theme 5: Environmental education for …  Bjarne Bruun Jensen, Karsten Schnack, Phillip Payne, M. J. Barrett, Julian Agyeman  Theme 6: Developing environmental education research  Sharon Connell, Paul Hart, Arjen E. J. Wals, Justin Dillon, Glenda Raven  Endpiece: Researching education and the environment: retrospect and prospect  Alan Reid and William Scott

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