Routledge has announce the publication of: Environmental Education, a major works collection in the Critical Concepts in the Environment series.  Its editors are Alan Reid and NAEE President, Justin Dillon.  Routledge says:

“Addressing the need for an authoritative reference work to make sense of this rapidly growing subject and its multidisciplinary corpus of scholarly literature, ‘Environmental Education’ is a new title from the acclaimed Routledge series, Critical Concepts in the Environment.  Edited by two of the field’s leading scholars, this Major Works collection embraces a wide variety of methodological traditions to bring together in four volumes the foundational and the very best cutting-edge scholarship.

The collection enables users to access—and to make sense of—the most important findings and theories that have been developed by environmental education research. It provides a synoptic view of all the key issues, current debates, and controversies.”

It is 1,931 pages long and costs £765.  If you’re tempted (and shipping is free), the ISSN is 9780415520256

The contents detailing the 168 extracts are here.  There are 4 parts with 8 sections:


I Connecting environment and education

II Changing Patterns in Thought and Practice

III Challenging Principles and Priorities

IV Questions and Inquiries about Traditions and Horizons


1: Connections

2: Environmental Education – Shapes and Shapings

3: Developing and Changing Patterns for Environmental Education

4: Environmental Education and Sustainable Development

5: Currents and Correctives in Environmental Education

6: Experience From and Through Environmental Education

7: Researching, Assessing and Evaluating Environmental Education

8: Curriculum and Pedagogy in Environmental Education – Liberal, Critical and Place-Based Considerations



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