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Palgrave Studies in Education and the Environment

Animals in Environmental Education

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Curriculum and Pedagogy

Editors: Lloro-Bidart, Teresa, Banschbach, Valerie (Eds.)

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  • Explores ways interdisciplinary curricula and pedagogy uniquely capture animal voices
  • Displays opportunity for students to explore the complex ways in which human and animal lives are entangled
  • Asks how interdisciplinary curricula and pedagogy challenge (or rectify) the persistent anthropocentrism of traditional environmental education curricula and pedagogy
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This book explores interdisciplinary approaches to animal-focused curriculum and pedagogy in environmental education, with an emphasis on integrating methods from the arts, humanities, and natural and social sciences. Each chapter, whether addressing curriculum, pedagogy, or both, engages with the extant literature in environmental education and other relevant fields to consider how interdisciplinary curricular and pedagogical practices shed new light on our understandings of and ethical/moral obligations to animals. Embracing theories like intersectionality, posthumanism, Indigenous cosmologies, and significant life experiences, and considering topics such as equine training, meat consumption and production, urban human-animal relationships, and zoos and aquariums, the chapters collectively contribute to the field by foregrounding the lives of animals. The volume purposefully steps forward from the historical marginalization of animals in educational research and practice.

About the authors

Teresa Lloro-Bidart is Assistant Professor in the Liberal Studies Department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, USA.
Valerie Banschbach is Professor and Chair of the Environmental Studies Program at Roanoke College, USA.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)
  • Introduction to Animals in Environmental Education: Whither Interdisciplinarity?

    Pages 1-16

    Lloro-Bidart, Teresa (et al.)

  • What Can an Animal Liberation Perspective Contribute to Environmental Education?

    Pages 19-34

    Oakley, Jan

  • An Intersectional Approach to Teaching and Learning About Humans and Other Animals in Educational Contexts

    Pages 35-52

    Russell, Constance

  • Intersectional and Interdisciplinary Approaches to Interspecies Food Justice Pedagogies

    Pages 53-76

    Lloro-Bidart, Teresa

  • Mutual Becomings? In Search of an Ethical Pedagogic Space in Human-Horse Relationships

    Pages 79-94

    Spannring, Reingard

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Animals in Environmental Education
Book Subtitle
Interdisciplinary Approaches to Curriculum and Pedagogy
Editors
  • Teresa Lloro-Bidart
  • Valerie Banschbach
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Education and the Environment
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-98479-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-98479-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-98478-0
Series ISSN
2662-6519
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 270
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations, 12 illustrations in colour
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