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Ide, Tobias; Alwan, Abdulkhaleq; Bader, Khalil; Dougui, Noureddine; Husseini, Maysoun; Imad, Elarbi; Marzouk, Farouk Gaafar Abdel Hakim; Moustafa, Amany M. Taha; Spielhaus, Riem – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2018
This article analyzes the geopolitical imaginations promoted via environmental education in the school textbooks of five states in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. In doing so, it builds bridges between critical studies of education and political ecology. It shows that, when addressing environmental problems, the textbooks examined…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Textbooks, Politics
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Barber, Brian K. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2013
Aims and Method: Drawing on empirical studies and literature reviews, this paper aims to clarify and qualify the relevance of resilience to youth experiencing political conflict. It focuses on the discordance between expectations of widespread dysfunction among conflict-affected youth and a body of empirical evidence that does not confirm these…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Youth, Conflict, War
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Dwivedi, O. P. – International Social Science Journal, 1986
Briefly reviews the environmental conditions which gave rise to the development of environmental politics and later to the subdiscipline of political ecology. Defines the intellectual boundaries of political ecology and the goals it seeks to attain. Concludes that the increasingly global economy and widespread ecological problems guarantee an…
Descriptors: Ecology, Environmental Education, Global Approach, Higher Education
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Kim, H. S.; Dixon, James P. – Environmentalist, 1993
Examines the lack of interdisciplinary communication in environmental education programs in U.S. graduate schools. Following comparative historical reviews of environmental protection activities, presents a computer-developed curriculum model base containing 15 subject areas: philosophy, politics, economics, architecture, sociology, biology,…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Educational History, Environmental Education, Higher Education
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Ross, Naomi – Journal of Experiential Education, 1990
Ecofeminism draws parallels between treatment of women and treatment of the planet and has relevance for experiential and outdoor educators. This brief introduction outlines areas of ecofeminism: philosophy and science, politics, spirituality, and living in healthy interactions with one another and the environment. Contains 50 references and…
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Conservation (Environment), Ecology, Experiential Learning
Conk, Margo; And Others – 1985
This book, going beyond the case study approach, addresses the ideas and institutional structures that interact with and are affected by immigrants to the United States. Part 1, "Historical, Demographic, and Ecological Considerations," is comprised of the following articles: (1) "Immigration Reform and Immigration History: Why…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Crime, Delivery Systems, Demography