Traditions of understanding: language, dialogue and experience

Ison, Raymond (2005). Traditions of understanding: language, dialogue and experience. In: Keen, M.; Brown, V.A. and Dyball, R. eds. Social learning In environmental management: towards a austainable future. London, UK: Earthscan, pp. 22–40.



Book description: Social Learning in Environmental Management explores and expands the approaches to collective learning most needed to help individuals, communities, experts and governments work together to achieve greater social and ecological sustainability. It provides practical frameworks and case studies to assist environmental managers in building partnerships that can support learning and action on issues arising from human impacts on the life-support systems of our planet.In this book, social learning frameworks and case studies address in detail the three areas of collaboration, of community, government and professional, in some detail. The resulting guidelines and their practical applications provide key source material for undergraduate and postgraduate professional education in the fields of social and environmental sciences, political science, planning, geography and urban studies, and also for professionals in environmental management.

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