ERIC Number: EJ635868
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Educational Reform and Sustainable Development in the Americas.
Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, v30 n1 p57-70 Mar 2000
Argues that unresolved debates about the content and meaning of sustainable development now affect the reform of education systems throughout the Americas, raising questions about the school's place in relation to its cultural and physical environment. Discusses ways in which market-oriented educational reforms and others that ignore the environmental dimension can produce underdevelopment and increase socioeconomic inequities. (SV)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Higher Education, Politics of Education, Role of Education, Social Stratification, Sustainable Development
Jean De Lannoy, UNESCO Subscription Service, Ave. du Roi, 202, 1190 Brussels, Belgium; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.jean-de-lannoy.be (single issues, 60 French francs each). Journal also available in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Identifiers - Location: North America