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C. A. Bowers
University of Oregon
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Applied Environmental Education and Communication: An International Journal 2002+
Australian Journal of Environmental Education 1985+
Canadian Journal of Environmental Education 1996+
Environmental Education Research 1995+
Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning 2000+
Journal of Environmental Education 1969+
New England Journal of Environmental Education 1986+


Books, Essays, Articles:
Ahlberg, Mauri and Walter Leal Filho, eds. Environmental Education for Sustainability: Good Environment, Good Life. Frankfurt and New York: Peter Lang, 1998.

Applied Environmental Education and Communication: An International Journal 2002+

Australian Journal of Environmental Education 1985+

Barlett, Peggy F. and Geoffrey W. Chase, eds. Sustainability on Campus: Stories and Strategies for Change. Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004.

Basile, Carole, Cameron White, and Stacey Robinson. Awareness to Citizenship: Environmental Literacy for the Elementary Child. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2000.

Berry, Thomas. The Great Work: Our Way into the Future. New York: Bell Tower, 1999.

Blewitt, John and Cedric Cullingford, eds. The Sustainability Curriculum: The Challenge for Higher Education. London: Earthscan Publications, 2004.

Bonnett, Michael. Retrieving Nature: Education for a Post-Humanist Age. Malde, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2004.

Bowers, C. A. . Mindful Conservatism: Rethinking the Ideological and Educational Basis of an Ecologically Sustainable Future. Landham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2003.
________. Detras de la Apariencia: Hacia la Descolonizacion de la Educacion.
Lima, Peru: PRATEC, 2002.
________. Educating for Eco-Justice and Community. Athens, Ga.: University of Georgia Press, 2001.
________. Let Them Eat Data: How Computers Affect Education, Cultural Diversity, and the Prospects of Ecological Sustainability. Athens, Ga.: University of Georgia Press, 2000.
________. The Culture of Denial: Why the Environmental Movement Needs a Strategy for Reforming Universities and Public Schools. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 1997.
________. Educating for an Ecologically Sustainable Culture: Re-Thinking Moral Education, Creativity, Intelligence, and Other Modern Orthodoxies. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 1995.
________. Education, Cultural Myths, and the Ecological Crisis: Toward Deep Changes. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 1993.

Cajete, G. Look to the Mountain: An Ecology of Indigenous Education. Durango, CO: Kivaaki Press, 1994.

Callicott, J. Baird and Fernando J. R. da Rocha, eds. Earth Summit Ethics: Toward a Reconstructive Postmodern Philosophy of Environmental Education. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1996.

Canadian Journal of Environmental Education 1996+

Clover, Darlene Elaine, ed. Global Perspectives in Environmental Adult Education. New York: Peter Lang, 2003.

Collett, Jonathan and Stephen Karakashian, eds. Greening the College Curriculum: A Guide to Environmental Teaching in the Liberal Arts. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 1996.

Corcoran, Peter Blaze and Arjen E. J. Wals, eds. Higher Education and the Challenge of Sustainability: Problematics, Promise, and Practice. Dordrecht: Springer, 2004.

Cotton, Mathew C and Ronald S. Laura. Empathetic Education: An Ecological Approach. London: Falmer Press, 1999.

Day, Brian A. and Martha C. Monroe, eds. Environmental Education and Communication for a Sustainable World: Handbook for International Practitioners. Washington, DC: Academy for Educational Development, 2000.

Elder, James L. A Field Guide to Environmental Literacy: Making Strategic Investments in Environmental Education. Manchester, MA: Environmental Education Coalition, 2003.

Environmental Education Research 1995+

Filho, Walter Leal, ed. Innovation, Education, and Communication for Sustainable Development. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2006.
________. Teaching Sustainability at Universities: Towards Curriculum Greening. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2002.
________. Lifelong Learning and Environmental Education. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 1997.

Filho, W. L., Cristina A. R. de Carvalho, and William H. G. Hale, eds. Environmental Education in Protected Areas: International Perspectives and Experiences. New York: Parthenon Publishing Group, 1998.

Filho, W. L., Z. Murphy, and K. O’Loan, eds. A Sourcebook for Environmental Education: A Practical Review Based on the Belgrade Charter. New York and West Yorkshire: The Parthenon Group and ERTCEE, 1996.

Forrant, Robert and Linda Silka, eds. Inside and Out: Universities and Education for Sustainable Development. Amityville, NY: Baywood Publishing Company, 2006.

Galea, Chris, ed. Teaching Business Sustainability. Sheffield, UK: Greenleaf, 2004.

Goodall, Steve, ed. Developing Environmental Education in the Curriculum. London: David Fulton Publishers, 1994.

Grant, Tim and Gail Littlejohn, eds. Teaching Green: The Middle Years: Hands-On Learning in Grades 6-8. Gabriola Island, BC: New Society Publishers, 2004.

Graulich, Melody and Paul Crumbley, eds. Search for a Common Language: Environmental Writing and Education. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 2005.

Hale, Monica, ed. Ecology in Education. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1993.

Hart, Paul. Teachers’ Thinking in Environmental Education: Consciousness and Responsibility. New York: Peter Lang, 2003.

Hautecoeur, Jean-Paul, ed. Ecological Education in Everyday Life: ALPHA 2000. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002.

Heimlich, Joe E, ed. Environmental Education: A Resource Handbook. Bloomington, IN: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, 2002.

Hernandez, Carlos and Rashmi Mayur, eds. Pedagogy of the Earth: Education for a Sustainable Future. Bloomfield, CT: Kumarian Press, 2000.

Hill, Lilian H. and Darlene E. Clover, eds. Environmental Adult Education: Ecological Learning, Theory, and Practice for Socioenvironmental Change. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2003.

Hutchison, David. Growing Up Green: Education for Ecological Renewal. New York: Teachers College Press, 1998.

Jacobsen, Susan K., Mallory D. McDuff, and Martha C. Monroe. Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Jacobson, Susan K. and Michael J. Balick, eds. Conserving Wildlife: International Education and Communication Approaches. New York: Columbia University Press, 1995.

Jardine, David. Under the Tough Old Stars: Ecopedagogical Essays. Resource Center for Redesigning, 2000.

Johnson, Edward A. and Michael J. Mappin, eds. Environmental Education and Advocacy: Changing Perspectives of Ecology and Education. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005.

Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning 2000+

Journal of Environmental Education 1969+

Jucker, Rolf. Our Common Illiteracy: Education as if the Earth and People Mattered. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2002.

Kyburz-Graber, Regula, Paul Hart, Peter Posch, and Ian Robottom, eds. Reflective Practice in Teacher Education: Learning from Case Studies of Environmental Education. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2006.

Leou, Mary J. Readings in Environmental Education: An Urban Model. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt, 2005.

Leslie, Clare Walker, eds. Into the Field: A Guide to Locally Focused Teaching. Great Barrington, MA: Orion Society, 2005.

Louv, Richard. Last Child in the Woods: Saving our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 2005.

M’Gonigle, Michael and Justine Starke. Planet U: Sustaining the World, Reinventing the University. New Society Publishers, 2006.

Miller, Ron, ed. Renewal of Meaning in Education: Responses to the Cultural and Ecological Crisis of Our Times. Brandon, VT: Holistic Education Press, 1993.

Muthoka, Margaret G, A. B. Rego, and Z. K. Rimbui. Environmental Education: Essential Knowledge for Sustainable Development. Kampala, Uganda and Nairobi: Longhorn Publishers, 1998.

New England Journal of Environmental Education 1986+

Orr, David. Ecological Literacy: Education and the Transition to a Postmodern World. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 1992.
_________. Earth in Mind: On Education, Environment, and the Human Prospect. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 1994.

O’Sullivan, Edmund and Marilyn M. Taylor, eds. Learning Toward an Ecological Consciousness: Selected Transformative Practices. Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.

Palmer, Clare, ed. Teaching Environmental Ethics. Leiden: Brill, 2006.

Palmer, Joy. Environmental Education in the 21st Century: Theory, Practice, Progress, and Promise. London and New York: RoutledgeFalmer, 1998.

Palmer, Joy, ed. Planning Education to Care for the Earth. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN—World Conservation Union, 1995.

Palmer, Joy and Philip Neal.  A Handbook of Environmental Education. London and New York: Routledge, 1994.

Postma, Dirk Willem. Why Care for Nature?: In Search of an Ethical Framework for Environmental Responsibility and Education. Dordrecht: Springer, 2006.

Project Learning Tree. Pre K-8 Environmental Education Activity Guide. Washington, D.C.: American Forest Foundation, 2006.

Ranjan, Rahul. Environmental Education. New Delhi: Mohit, 2004.

Rappaport, Ann and Sarah Hammond Creighton. Degrees that Matter: Climate Change and the University. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2007.

Reardon, Betty and Eva Nordland, eds. Learning Peace: The Promise of Ecological and Cooperative Education. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1994.

Sanera, Michael and Jane S. Shaw. Facts, Not Fear: Teaching Children about the Environment. Rev. ed. Washington, DC: Regnery Publishers, 1999.

Scott, William and Stephen Gough. Sustainable Development and Learning: Framing the Issues. London and New York: RoutledgeFalmer, 2003.

Scott, William and Stephen Gough, eds. Key Issues in Sustainable Development and Learning: A Critical Review. London and New York: RoutledgeFalmer, 2004.

Seymour, Mike, ed. Educating for Humanity: Rethinking the Purposes of Education. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers, 2004.

Shallcross, Tony, John Robinson, Paul Pace, and Arjen Wals, eds. Creating Sustainable Environments in Our Schools. Stoke-on-Trent, UK: Trentham Books, 2006.

Sharma, Sanjay Prakash. Environmental Education. Delhi: Vista International, 2006.

Shaw, Jane S, eds. A Blueprint for Environmental Education. Bozeman, MT: Political Economy Research Center, 1999.

Smith, Gregory. Education and the Environment: Learning to Live Within Limits. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 1992.

Smith, Gregory A., and Dilafruz R. Williams, eds. Ecological Education in Action: On Weaving Education, Culture, and the Environment. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 1999.

Sobel, David. Place-Based Education: Connecting Classrooms and Communities. Great Barrington, MA: Orion Society, 2004.
________. Beyond Ecophobia: Reclaiming the Heart in Nature Education. Great Barrington, MA: Orion Society and Myrin Institute, 1996.

Stapp, William. Environmental Education for Empowerment: Action Research and Community Problem Solving. 1996.

Sterling, Stephen R. Sustainable Education: Re-Visioning Learning and Change. Dartington: Schumacher Society, 2001.

Stone, Michael K. and Zenobia Barlow, eds. Ecological Literacy: Education Our Children for a Sustainable World. San Francisco, CA: Sierra Club Books, 2005.

Thomashow, Mitchell. Ecological Identity: Becoming a Reflective Environmentalist. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1995.
________. Bringing the Biosphere Home: Learning to Perceive Global Environmental Change. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2002.

Thompson, Patricia J., ed. Environmental Education for the 21st Century: International and Interdisciplinary Perspectives. New York: Peter Lang, 1997.

Tilbury, Daniella, Robert B. Stevenson, John Fien, and Danie Schreuder, eds. Education and Sustainability: Responding to the Global Challenge. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN—The World Conservation Union, 2002.

Van Matre, Steve. Earth Education: A New Beginning. Greenville, WV: Institute for Earth Education, 1990.

Wheeler, Keith A. and Anne Perraca Bijur, eds. Education for a Sustainable Future: A Paradigm of Hope for the 21st Century. New York: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000.


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