Everyday Knowledge, Education and Sustainable Futures

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Everyday Knowledge, Education and Sustainable Futures
: Transdisciplinary Approaches in the Asia-Pacific Region
Springer | Education & Language | July 3, 2016 | ISBN-10: 9811002142 | 225 pages | pdf | 4.85 mb

Editors: Robertson, Margaret, Tsang, Po Keung Eric (Eds.)
Highlights the imperative of listening to local communities when designing policy changes
Provides case studies that illustrate the intersection between everyday life, events and consequences
Proposes a theoretical position on what it means to be a citizen within the Asian/Pacific region

Everyday knowledge offers opportunities for better understanding of significant issues of our times. Reflecting these themes this book places emphasis on community wisdom. The underpinning argument is that our instinctive urge for survival may not be enough if we do not share our collective knowledge and learn more about the everyday habits, beliefs and actions of communities spread across the region. Contributions from researchers active within local communities help build knowledge capacity and support for collaborative research.

Number of Illustrations and Tables
4 b/w illustrations, 12 illustrations in colour
Topics
Educational Policy and Politics
Sustainable Development

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