Identity and Environmental Education

  title={Identity and Environmental Education},
  author={Phillip Garth Payne},
  journal={Environmental Education Research},
  pages={67 - 88}
  • P. Payne
  • Published 1 February 2001
  • Education
  • Environmental Education Research
In exploring the relevance of 'identity' and its politics to environmental education research, this article describes how issues pertaining to personal identity might be understood, both conceptually and empirically. Second, it emphasizes how the postmodern phenomenon of 'identity-seeking' in a steadfastly consumer culture is relevant to unresolved questions about the critical aspirations of environmental education. It concludes with recommendations for research, curriculum and pedagogical… 
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