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Sustainability on Campus Stories and Strategies for Change

ISBN-10: 0262524228

ISBN-13: 9780262524223

Edition: 2004

Authors: Peggy F. Barlett, Geoffrey W. Chase

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Description:

These personal narratives of greening college campuses offer inspiration, motivation and practical advice. Written from varying perspectives and reflecting divergent experiences, these stories also map the growing strength of a national movement toward environmental responsibility on campus.
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 4/2/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Carolyn Raffensperger is an environmental lawyer and the founding director of the Science and Environmental Health Network.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Laying the Cornerstones
Process and Practice: Creating the Sustainable University
The Green Task Force: Facing the Challenges to Environmental Stewardship at a Small Liberal Arts College
No Longer Waiting for Someone Else to Do It: A Tale of Reluctant Leadership
Redesigning the Curriculum
The Ponderosa Project: Infusing Sustainability in the Curriculum
Transdisciplinary Shared Learning
Place as the Nexus of a Sustainable Future: A Course for All of Us
Building Political Acceptance for Sustainability: Degree Requirements for All Graduates
Building Buildings, Building Learning Communities
Can Educational Institutions Learn? The Creation of the Adam Joseph Lewis Center at Oberlin College
The Development of Stanford University's Guidelines for Sustainable Buildings: A Student Perspective
Engaging Communities, Engaging Students
Maintaining a College-Community Ecotourism Project: Faculty Initiative, Institutional Vision, Student Participation, and Community Partnerships
Teaching for Change: The Leadership in Environmental Education Partnership
Restoring Natural Landscapes: From Ideals to Action
Building System-wide Commitment
South Carolina Sustainable Universities Initiative
Challenges of Greening a Decentralized Campus: Making the Connection to Health
Sustaining Sustainability: Lessons from Ramapo College
Cultivating a Shared Environmental Vision at Middlebury College
About the Authors
Index