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Author: Owen Goldin

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AND METAETHICS1 Owen Goldin Abstract Contrà Dale Jamieson, the study of the metaethical foundations of environmental ethics may well lead students to a more environmentally responsible way of life. For although metaethics is rarely decisive in decision making and action

In: Teaching Environmental Ethics

, they change in relation to one another. Many animals are in some respect social animals, and humans are intensely social. For these social animals, life’s struggle is more efficiently conducted in a society; there is a survival advantage to 196 michael p. nelson living in a social setting. According to

In: Teaching Environmental Ethics
Authors: Anna F. Steyn and J. M. Uys

ethnic groups and tribes, each with its own territory. They form distinctive and separate units, which exist independently of each other, each having its own characteristic way of life. Confronted with such a variety of different groups and subgroups, it becomes difficult to make generalizations as

In: The Changing Position of Women in Family and Society
Author: Philip Cafaro

effects on their “quality of life.” From there the discussion may branch out in a number of ways: for example, into questions about how much we have to give up in order to be good environmentalists, or whether lower consumption should be man- dated by governments. I anticipate that some students will find

In: Teaching Environmental Ethics

each student’s “positional- ity” or unique life experiences and identities (Takacs 2003). For example, a student may decide she ought not eat meat because she does not want to inflict pain upon sentient beings; because God made humans stewards, not dominators of living creatures; or because she

In: Teaching Environmental Ethics

nation. It is for this reason that Canada may also, in some respects, be compared to a developing nation. Tn fact, while cultural inundation from the U.S.A. through exposure to mass media, 46 WOMEN IN CAPIT AUST COUNTRIES educational models, and similar life-styles undoubtedly has had its influence

In: The Changing Position of Women in Family and Society

fraternalistic relative deprivation will motivate potential group members to join a group, only when people experience high levels of individual relative deprivation will they be willing to commit their physical selves in con- flict situations . In other words, individuals experiencing high levels of frater

In: Revolutions in the Third World
Author: Aida K. Tomeh

having wives pursue familistic concerns instead of individualistic benefits. However, in only one instance do both men and women disagree with the view that a woman may have to sacrifice her social life if it interferes with her career. To the extent that leisure activities represent expressive

In: The Changing Position of Women in Family and Society

"share commitments to a pragmatic, non-ideological approach to development, which looks to the West for models and material assistance" (Lande, 1976: 1151). Referring to the position of the Indian scien­ tist, it has been observed that he is not "politicized and ideologically motivated ... He

In: Politics, Technology, and Bureaucracy in South Asia

, sharing high measures for intensity and con­ sensus and no significant difference between the views of the sexes. That was the statement, "A married woman has the duty of helping her husband to earn a living for the family". This was the only issue of those examined on which educated young men and women

In: The Changing Position of Women in Family and Society