Title

Research in early childhood education for sustainability: international perspectives and provocations

Document Type

Book

Publication details

Davis, J & Elliot, S (eds) 2014, 'Research in early childhood education for sustainability: international perspectives and provocations', Routledge, Abingdon, UK. ISBN: 9780415854498

Peer Reviewed

Peer-Reviewed

Abstract

Sustainability is a global issue that urgently needs addressing, and for which the most serious consequences are for children and future generations. This insightful research text tackles one of the most significant contemporary issues of our time – the nexus between society and environments – and how early childhood education can contribute to sustainable living. By offering international and multidisciplinary research perspectives on early childhood education for sustainability, each chapter explores and investigates the complex topic of sustainability and its relationship to early childhood education. A particular emphasis that runs through this text is young children as empowered citizens, capable of both contributing to and creating change for sustainability.

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