Sustainability and pluralist pedagogy: creating an effective political economic fusion? Online publication date: Tue, 05-Mar-2019
by Gareth Bryant; Frank Stilwell
International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education (IJPEE), Vol. 10, No. 1, 2019
Abstract: This article considers the challenges of teaching about environmental issues and sustainability from a pluralist perspective within a political economy program. After considering the general characteristics of sustainability and pluralism, it discusses the advantages and the tensions arising from bringing them together in a university curriculum. The experience of teaching a Political Economy of the Environment unit at the University of Sydney is given particular attention. The results of a student survey show what can be achieved in terms of learning outcomes and students' interests and intentions.
Online publication date: Tue, 05-Mar-2019
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