The Roots of Environmental Concern

In the first step to construct a model of the development of environmental concern, theories of children’s understanding of environmental processes are moral development are reviewed. Connections between development in these fields and development of environmental concern are suggest. It is proposed that there are three motivations for environmental concern, which involve separate but overlapping paths of development.

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Title:  Children as the Makers of a New Geography

Author(s): Roger Hart, Louise Chawla

Publication Date: 1988

Publisher: Paths to Coexistence: Proceedings of the 19th Annual EDRA Conference