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Menon, Sanskriti; Hartz-Karp, Janette – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2019
Resolving urban challenges or 'wicked problems' is a dilemma for most governments, especially in developing countries, and India is a case in point. Collaborative, dialogue-based approaches have been posited as critical to addressing wicked problems. This would require a reform of Indian cities' governance systems to enable citizens to be embedded…
Descriptors: Democracy, Urban Areas, Problems, Governance
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Schank, Christoph; Rieckmann, Marco – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2019
In this article, the concept of education for sustainable development is substantiated and expanded upon from a socio-economic perspective. Incorporating the concept of the economic citizen, we present the liberal republican civic ethos, moral judgement, decision-making capabilities and key competencies relevant for sustainability together with an…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Socioeconomic Influences, Moral Values, Decision Making
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Kolenick, Paul – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2018
As a central part of the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD) from 2005 to 2014 Regional Centres of Expertise (RCE) serve as agents of education for sustainable development through multi-stakeholder networks with an interest in the advancement of sustainable societies. In this article, the question is raised about…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Conservation (Environment), Expertise, Postsecondary Education
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Franck, Olof – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2017
The aim of this article is to highlight the role of religiously motivated ethics within the field of sustainability didactics. The article starts with critical reflections on the idea that religion, by proposing claims for knowledge of absolute authorities such as "divine beings or supernatural dimensions", offers capacity for uniting…
Descriptors: Ethics, Sustainability, Role, Religious Factors
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Noguchi, Fumiko – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2017
The UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014) aimed to take a socially critical and transformative approach to ESD through all forms of education. Unfortunately, it mainly focused on formal education and overlooked the informal education that is embedded in the community development process of tackling unsustainable problems…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Community Development, Sustainable Development, Rhetorical Criticism
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Graham, Peter; Arshad-Ayaz, Adeela – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2016
Developmental social psychologist Albert Bandura's 1961 Bobo doll experiments provide interesting insights for the field of education for sustainable development (ESD) today. This article discusses some of the implications Bandura's model of learned aggression has for modelling learned unsustainability. These lessons are not limited to educational…
Descriptors: Toys, Models, Sustainability, Educational Research
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O'Brien, Catherine; Howard, Patrick – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2016
Education, as it was initially organized in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, was designed to meet very different challenges than those we face today. There have been many efforts to shift education to address new contexts that result from societal transformation. There have also been international initiatives in response to…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Sustainability, Educational Change, Well Being