This edited collection explores the cultural roots of the ecological/cultural crisis and its relationship to adult education. The development of sound practices and new cultural understandings among adults are emphasized. Certainly, there exists evidence of small grassroots work that builds hope and skills for the coming of a new age of sustainable and just life.
This volume discusses the:
- Connections between sustainability, environmental and ecojustice education,
- Forms of radical sustainability adult education,
- Established cultural institutions as potential agents of change,
- Principles of ecojustice education, and
- Implementation of these principles in formal and community education settings.
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education. Noted for its depth of coverage, it explores issues of common interest to instructors, administrators, counselors, and policymakers in a broad range of education settings, such as colleges and universities, extension programs, businesses, libraries, and museums.
EDITORS NOTES 5Audrey M. Dentith, Wendy Griswold
1. Sustainability, Ecojustice, and Adult Education 7Wendy Griswold
2. Critical Culture: Environmental Adult Education in Public Museums 17Lorraine Bell, Darlene E. Clover
3. The St. Ignatius Jesuit Retreat and Training Centre: Cultivating Ecological Awareness and Connection with the Earth 31Janet Groen
4. Adult Learning in Alternative Food Networks 41Catherine Etmanski, Ingrid Kajzer Mitchell
5. An Ecojustice Approach to Educational Reform in Adult Education 53Chet A. Bowers
6. Teaching Adult Ecojustice Education 65Audrey M. Dentith, Onah P. Thompson
7. Community Currencies: An Ideology of Abundance 77Nancy Winfrey
8. Transition Framingham: The Cultural Commons in Action 91Emily Kearns Burke