Sustainable education re-visioning learning and change by Stephen R. Sterling

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Published by Green Books for the Schumacher Society in Totnes .

Written in English

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  • Environmental education.,
  • Sustainable development -- Study and teaching.,
  • Education -- Aims and objectives.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [89]-91).

Book details

StatementStephen Sterling.
SeriesSchumacher briefing ;, no. 6
ContributionsE.F. Schumacher Society.
LC ClassificationsGE70 .S77 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination94 p. :
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3649364M
ISBN 101870098994
LC Control Number2002491184

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