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Sustainability on campus : stories and strategies for change

Author: Peggy F Barlett; Geoffrey W Chase
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2004.
Series: Urban and industrial environments.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Stories both practical and inspirational about environmental leadership on campus.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peggy F Barlett; Geoffrey W Chase
ISBN: 0262524228 9780262524223 0262025604 9780262025607
OCLC Number: 53059532
Description: viii, 327 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Peggy F. Bartlett and Geoffrey W. Chase --
Part I: Laying the cornerstones. Process and practice: creating the sustainable university / Christopher Uhl --
The green task force: facing the challenges to environmental stewardship at a small liberal arts college / Abigail R. Jahiel and R. Given Harper --
No longer waiting for someone else to do it: a tale of reluctant leadership / Peggy F. Barlett --
Part II: Redesigning the curriculum. The Ponderosa Project: infusing sustainability in the curriculum / Geoffrey W. Chase and Paul Rowland --
Transdisciplinary shared learning / Richard B. Norgaard --
Place as the nexus of a sustainable future: a course for all of us / Laura B. DeLind and Terry Link --
Building political acceptance for sustainability: degree requirements for all graduates / Debra Rowe --
Part II: Building buildings, building learning communities. Can educational institutions learn? The creation of the Adam Joseph Lewis Center at Oberlin College / David W. Orr --
The development of Stanford University's guidelines for sustainable buildings: a student perspective / Audrey B. Chang --
Part IV: Engaging communities, engaging students. Maintaining a college-community ecotourism project: faculty initiative, institutional vision, student participation, and community partnerships / Richard D. Bowden and Eric Pallant --
Teaching for change: the leadership in environmental education partnership / Paul Faulstich --
Restoring natural landscapes: from ideals to action / Allen Franz --
Part V: Building system-wide commitment. South Carolina Sustainable Universities Initiative / Patricia L. Jerman [and others] --
Challenges of greening a decentralized campus: making the connection to health / Polly Walker and Robert S. Lawrence --
Sustaining sustainability: lessons from Ramapo College / Michael R. Edelstein --
Cultivating a shared environmental vision at Middlebury College / Nans Jenks-Jay.
Series Title: Urban and industrial environments.
Responsibility: edited by Peggy F. Barlett and Geoffrey W. Chase.
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[A] must-read... take notes, and be amazed at the number of ways to achieve campus sustainability. -- Steve Lachman * Environment *

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