Toward a Post-Industrial Consciousness: Understanding the Linguistic Basis of Ecologically Sustainable Educational Reforms

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dc.contributor.author Bowers, C. A.
dc.date.accessioned 2008-10-08T18:15:59Z
dc.date.available 2008-10-08T18:15:59Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1794/7411
dc.description 178 p. en
dc.description.abstract The focus in the following chapters is on the different ways that language, which is now represented in most classrooms from the early grades through graduate school as a conduit in a sender/receiver process of communication, carries forward many of environmentally destructive misconceptions of the past. Each chapter examines, within the context of different discourses, how the layered metaphorical nature of the language/thought connection continues to reinforce the same mindset that underlies a number of key characteristics of Western culture that still are not being addressed—even by environmental thinkers. en
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dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.subject Educational change en
dc.subject Education -- Social aspects en
dc.subject Environmental education en
dc.subject Environmental ethics -- Study and teaching en
dc.title Toward a Post-Industrial Consciousness: Understanding the Linguistic Basis of Ecologically Sustainable Educational Reforms en
dc.type Book en


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