Mindful Conservatism: Rethinking the Ideological and Educational Basis of an Ecologically Sustainable Future

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Rowman & Littlefield, 2003 - 193 Seiten
Mindful Conservatism examines how the misuse of our political vocabulary contributes to governmental, corporate, and educational policies that degrade the Earth's natural systems, and suggests ways to overcome this linguistic confusion to help recognize the fundamental connections between communities, sustainability, and the conservation of the world's diverse cultures. Visit our website for sample chapters!
 

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The Classical Liberal Agenda of Todays Conservatives
17
The Wise Use Movement and Other Liberals Who Parade as Conservatives
43
What Do FuturisticThinking Scientists Want to Conserve?
65
Linguistic and Biological Diversity Another Argument against Globalization
89
The Practice of Mindful Conservatism
113
Educating for a Sustainable Future
135
References
173
Index
179
About the Author
191
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Seite 10 - As the ends of such a partnership cannot be obtained in many generations, it becomes a partnership not only between those who are living, but between those who are living, those who are dead, and those who are to be born.

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\Chet A. Bowers is an environmental studies professor at University of Oregon and is the author of twelve books on the relationship between education, culture, and the environment. He is also the author ofLet Them Eat Data (2000).

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