Introductory economics textbooks: what do they teach about sustainability?

@article{Green2012IntroductoryET,
  title={Introductory economics textbooks: what do they teach about sustainability?},
  author={Tom L. Green},
  journal={International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education},
  year={2012},
  volume={3},
  pages={189-223}
}
  • Tom L. Green
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education
In response to accelerating ecological deterioration, many universities have made commitments to integrate sustainability across the curriculum and to ensure they graduate ecologically responsible citizens. This study involves a content analysis of the coverage of environment-economy linkages in introductory economics textbooks. In North America, introductory economics courses tend to cover similar content and to rely heavily on textbooks. A small number of standard textbooks dominate this… Expand

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