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Sustainable Lifestyles?: Exploring Economic and Cultural Issues in Design and Technology


By: Cath Miller(Author), James Pitt(Author)

138 pages, illustrations

Practical Action Publishing

Paperback | Feb 1999 | #207348 | ISBN-13: 9781853395482
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Sustainable Lifestyles? encourages students to think about sustainability in both a local and global context, enabling them to understand the values issues surrounding appropriate design and technology. The pack looks at the often complex economic and cultural issues associated with suatainable and appropriate technology in a clear and accessible way.

Sustainable Lifestyles? is a useful resource for teachers looking for ways of integrating values-based issues into their design and technology teaching. Aimed at students aged 14-16 years old, the pack tackles the complex economic and cultural issues associated with sustainable and appropriate technology, in a clear and accessible way.

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James Pitt is currently senior research fellow and the University of York. He has wide experience as educational consultant for governments, companies and NGOs. His current goal is to make sense of education and see what is needed in this age of uncertainty, characteised by climate change and peak oil.

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