Educating the Global Environmental Citizen

Understanding Ecopedagogy in Local and Global Contexts
by Greg William Misiaszek
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Publisher: Taylor and Francis

Series: Critical Global Citizenship Education

Publication Date: December 15, 2017

ISBN: 9781351790734

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Misiaszek examines the (dis)connection between critical global citizenship education models and ecopedagogy which is grounded in Paulo Freire’s pedagogy. Exploring how concepts of citizenship are affected by globalization, this book argues that environmental pedagogues must teach critical environmental literacies in order for students to understand global environmental issues through the world’s diverse perspectives. Misiaszek analyses the ways environmental pedagogies can use aspects of critical global citizenship education to better understand how environmental issues are contextually experienced and understood by societies locally and globally through issues of globalization, colonialism, socio-economics, gender, race, ethnicities, nationalities, indigenous issues, and spiritualties.