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Title Critical realism, environmental learning, and social-ecological change / edited by Leigh Price and Heila Lotz-Sisitka
Published London : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource
Series Ontological explorations
Ontological explorations.
Contents 1. Why critical realism, environmental learning and social-ecological change? Introducing the book / Heila Lotz-Sisitka and Leigh Price -- 2. Key critical realist concepts for environmental educators / Leigh Price -- 3. Using critical realism to explain change in the context of participatory mapping and resilience / Million Belay Ali -- 4. Networking : enabling or constraining institutionalization of environmental education courses in universities / Justin Lupele -- 5. Underlabouring systems thinking with critical realism in understanding Rhodes University's response to the sustainability imperative / Muchaiteyi Togo -- 6. Bhaskar and collective action : using laminations to structure a literature review of collective action and water management / Jane Caroline Burt -- 7. Absenting the absence of parallel learning pathways for intermediate skills : the 'missing middle' in the environmental sector in South Africa / Presha Ramsarup -- 8. The emergence of environmental ethics discourses in laminated, open systems : some educational considerations / Lausanne Laura Olvitt -- 9. Working with critical realist perspective and tools at the interface of indigenous and scientific knowledge in a science curriculum setting / Rob O'Donoghue -- 10. Indigenous knowledge and critical realism on the Eastern coast of Tanzania / Daniel Sabai -- 11. Dialectical critical realism and Cultural Historical Activity Theory (CHAT) : exploring and expanding learning processes in sustainable agriculture workplace contexts / Mutizwa Mukute -- 12. Community learning as a passage through the dialectic? Engaging with absences in an irrigation scheme in Mozambique / Aristides Baloi -- 13. Exploring contradictions and absences in mobilizing 'learning as process' for sustainable agricultural practices / Tichaona Pesanayi -- 14. Exploring critical realist insights into transformative environmental learning processes in contexts of social-ecological risk / Ingrid Joan Schudel -- 15. Emergent properties and position-practice system of university educators in the mainstreaming of education for sustainable development / Adesuwa Vanessa Agbedahin -- 16. Steel Valley and the absence of environmental justice in the new South Africa : critical realism's kinship with environmental justice / Victor Munnik -- 17. Absenting absence : expanding zones of proximal development in environmental learning processes / Heila Lotz-Sisitka -- 18. Some implications of metaReality for environmental educators / Leigh Price
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed December 23, 2015)
Subject Critical realism.
Environmental education -- Africa, Southern
Human ecology -- Africa, Southern
Critical realism.
Environmental education.
Human ecology.
PHILOSOPHY -- History & Surveys -- General.
PHILOSOPHY -- Movements -- Deconstruction.
Southern Africa.
Form Electronic book
Author Lotz-Sisitka, Heila, 1965- editor.
Price, Leigh, editor.
ISBN 1138025194