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Authors: Rod Gerber (Kenmore, Brisbane, Australia), Margaret Robertson (La Trobe Univ., Bundoora Campus, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia) 
Book Description:
'Children's Understanding of Their World : Indigenous Perspectives' is the latest volume in a series of publications which aims to alert readers to current and recent challenges facing teachers, parents and educators in general.'Emerging goals' link each volume and this particular focus draws upon the expertise and research of distinguished contributors from around the world. The perspectives of children growing up in Multi-cultural societies; in Western Cultures; in Asian Cultures and elsewhere are brought together in a fascinating collection, illustrating and interpreting the variations exhibited in children's views of place, environment, society and the future.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Introduction

Chapter 1 - Indigenous Children in the Global Society; pp. 3-18
(Margaret Robertson)

Section A: Indigenous Children Living in Multi-cultural Societies

Chapter 2 - Kaupapa Maori and Environmental Education In Aotearoa; pp. 21-32
(Angeline Greensill, Dept. of Geography, Te Whare Wananga o Waikato, Univ. of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand, Kawharu Greensill, Te Kura a Rohe o Whaingaroa, the Raglan Area School, and Lex Chalmers, Dept. of Geography, Te Whare Wananga o Waikato, Univ. of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand)

Chapter 3 - A View from the Ground: Life-World Experiences of Four Aboriginal Children in a Western Australian Desert Community;
pp. 33-56
(Ian Edmondson)

Chapter 4 - The Sami – The Indigenous People of Finland; pp. 57-74
(Eeva-Liisa Rasmus, Hannele Rikkinen and Soila Juden-Tupakka)


Section B: Children from Western Cultures

Chapter 5 - House on the Lakeside and City Nearby: The Ideal Environment of Finnish Young People?; pp. 77-90
(Taina Kaivola)

Chapter 6 - Dutch Children’s Understanding of Place, Society, Environment, their World and the Future; pp. 91-100
(Joop van der Schee and Suzanne Languis)

Chapter 7 - Growing Up in Outer London – A UK ‘Youthscape’ Case Stud; pp. 101-117
(Alun Morgan)

Chapter 8 - Australian Children: Locally Secure, Globally Afraid?; pp. 119-134
(Jonathon Sargeant)

Chapter 9 - Border Geographies: An Historical Analysis of Young People’s Social Worlds in New York City; pp. 135-150
(Pamela Wridt)

Section D: Children from Asian Cultures

Chapter 10 - The Grasp of Spatial Concepts by Jewish and Arab Children: A Case Study in Israel; pp. 153-168
(Yoram Bar-Gal and Bruria Bar-Gal)

Chapter 11 - Childrens’ Life-Worlds: A Hong Kong Perspective;
pp. 169-184
(John Chi-kin Lee and Stephen Wing-po Lam)

Chapter 12 - Emirati Adolescents’ Views of their World; pp. 185-198(Rod Gerber)

Chapter 13 - Mongolian Childrens’ Understanding of Basic Geographical and Social Concepts; pp. 199-210
(Batchuluun Yembuu)

Section E: Children from Other Cultures A View on the Fringe of Ecotourism: Children’s

Chapter 14 - Life-Worlds in Sarapiqui Canton, Costa Rica; pp. 213-228
(Jeffrey Lash)

Section F: Conclusion

Chapter 15 - Interpreting the Variations in Children’s Views of Place, Environment, Society and the Future; pp. 231-238
(Rod Gerber and Margaret Robertson)

List of contributors

Index

   Series:
      Education: Emerging Goals in the New Millennium. Bryan T. Peck (University of Strathclyde), Series Editor
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2008
   ISBN: 978-1-60456-064-0
   Status: AV
  
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