Environment, education, and society in the Asia-Pacific : local traditions and global discourses /

This important new book explores the influences of global environmental discourses and local traditions and practises in twelve countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Yencken, David (Editor), Fien, John (Editor), Sykes, Helen (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: London : Routledge, 2000.
Series:Routledge advances in Asia-Pacific studies ; 1.
Table of Contents:
  • Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures, tables and boxes; List of contributors; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Attitudes to nature in the East and West; The research; Environmental attitudes and education in southern China; Oya-Shima-Kuni: Japan; Living traditions: India; Unity and diversity: South East Asia; Songlines and the Gondwanan inheritance: environmental attitudes and education in Australia; Voices from the South West Pacific; Young people and the environment: attitudes, knowledge and behaviour.
  • Young people and the environment: the implications for environmentalismListening to the voice of youth: implications for educational reform; the questionnaire survey form; plots, cluster analyses and pair-wise comparisons; Bibliography; Index.