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Higher education and the challenge of sustainability

Higher education and the challenge of sustainability

problematics, promise, and practice

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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education, Higher -- Environmental aspects,
  • Education, Higher -- Economic aspects,
  • Sustainable development

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Peter Blaze Corcoran and Arjen E.J. Wals.
    ContributionsCorcoran, Peter Blaze., Wals, Arjen E. J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB2324 .H54 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3302281M
    LC Control Number2004042143

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    This book challenges universities to rethink their missions and to re-structure courses, research programs, and campus life in terms of sustainability. The author offers valuable theoretical and practical resources for students, teachers, researchers, and administrators who seek sustainability in higher education. Dear Colleagues, Sustainability is an urgent developmental task for our society, and is attracting increasing attention. Higher education institutions (HEIs), like all other organisations within our society, are called upon to deal with the associated challenges.

    The Challenges of Higher Education in the 21st Century Granados, Jesús Our imperfect world is advancing relentlessly towards uncertain future scenarios, and we must try to redirect it towards sustainability, that is, towards a new way of doing things in order to improve our environment while at the same time achieving justice, social equality. Sustainability in Higher Education provides discussions on the exchange of information between different aspects of sustainability in higher education. This book includes chapter contributions from authors who have provided case studies on various areas of education for sustainability.


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The problematics of sustainability in higher education: an introduction / Peter Blaze Corcoran & Arjen E.J. Wals --The evolution of sustainability declarations in higher education / Tarah Wright --Sustainability as emergence: the need for engaged discourse / Richard Bawden --Critical realism: a philosophical framework for higher education.Sustainability is a complex concept, and the challenge of understanding it and applying it to a diverse, multi-agent, organisational setting with its potentially conflicting priorities cannot be underestimated.

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