Educating the Global Environmental Citizen: Understanding Ecopedagogy in Local and Global Contexts

1st Edition

Greg William Misiaszek

Routledge
Published December 15, 2017
Reference - 202 Pages - 5 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138700895 - CAT# Y323526
Series: Critical Global Citizenship Education

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Summary

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.

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