Encountering Global Environmental Politics Teaching, Learning, and Empowering Knowledge

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2002-12-24
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

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Table of Contents

Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. xi
Of Knowledge and Powerp. 1
The Classroom: Four Walls, Many Possibilities
Ecological Thinking: Studying Global Environmental Politics with a Wild Mind and a Mindful Heartp. 17
Teaching as an Ethical Enterprisep. 35
Knowledge That Empowers: Relearning the Basics of Global Ecopolitics
Global Environmental Politics: Impediments, Frames, and Toolsp. 47
Imagining the Statep. 71
Nonstandard Lessons from the "Tragedy of the Commons"p. 87
The Last Pocket of Resistance: Environment and Security in the Classroomp. 107
Civic Virtue and Classroom Toil in a Greenhouse Worldp. 129
Education Expanded: Paths Are Made by Walking
Teaching with Theory Plays: The Example of the Ozone Layer in Renewing a Common Worldp. 151
Water Trade: What Should the World Trade Organization Do?p. 163
The Study of Global Environmental Politics in the Information Agep. 181
Confronting the Multidisciplinary Classroomp. 197
Thinking Globally, Acting Locally: A Service-Learning Approach to Teaching and Learning Global Environmental Politicsp. 211
Referencesp. 231
Indexp. 247
About the Contributorsp. 259
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