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Sustainability education perspectives and practice across higher education by Paula Jones

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Published by Earthscan in London, Sterling, VA .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Paula Jones, David Selby, and Stephen Sterling
LC ClassificationsLC65 .S87 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24492322M
ISBN 109781844078776, 9781844078783
LC Control Number2010000827

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This book includes chapter contributions from authors who have provided case studies on various areas of education for sustainability. Show less Support in higher education is an emerging area of great interest to professors, researchers and students in academic institutions. "Sustainability Education is a terrific book, which should be in the personal library of every university President and Senior Administration." – Dr. Karen Hurley, Sessional Instructor, School of Environmental Studies, University of Victoria, CanadaCited by: This book examines the processes and frameworks for standardization in the field of sustainable management. In particular the book analyzes the role of education about standardization in the global economy, in markets, industries and businesses, and provides several case studies. Stephen Sterling is Schumacher Reader in Education for Sustainability at the Centre for Sustainable Futures, and Senior Advisor to the Higher Education Academy ESD Project, UK. He is also a Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for Research in Education and the Environment at the University of Bath/5(3).

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