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The Resource Last child in the woods : saving our children from nature-deficit disorder, Richard Louv

Last child in the woods : saving our children from nature-deficit disorder, Richard Louv

Label
Last child in the woods : saving our children from nature-deficit disorder
Title
Last child in the woods
Title remainder
saving our children from nature-deficit disorder
Statement of responsibility
Richard Louv
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Louv illustrates how the alienation of today's children from nature can lead to a host of childhood disorders--and he offers effective methods for healing this rift
Tone
Writing style
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268125
Cataloging source
DLC
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Louv, Richard
Dewey number
155.418
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Nature
  • Children and the environment
Target audience
adult
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saving our children from nature-deficit disorder
Label
Last child in the woods : saving our children from nature-deficit disorder, Richard Louv
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-332) and index
Contents
pt. I. The new relationship between children and nature. Gifts of nature -- The third frontier -- The criminalization of natural play -- pt. II. Why the young (and the rest of us) need nature. Climbing the tree of health -- A life of the senses: nature vs. the know-it-all state of mind -- The "eighth intelligence" -- The genius of childhood: how nature nurtures creativity -- Nature-deficit disorder and the restorative environment -- pt. III. The best of intentions: why Johnnie And Jeannie don't play outside anymore. Time and fear -- The bogeyman syndrome redux -- Don't know much about natural history: education as a barrier to nature -- Where will future stewards of nature come from? -- pt. IV. The nature-child reunion. Bringing nature home -- Scared smart: facing the bogeyman -- Telling turtle tales: using nature as a moral teacher -- pt. V. The jungle blackboard. Natural school reform -- Camp revival -- pt. VI. Wonder land: opening the fourth frontier. The education of Judge Thatcher: decriminalizing natural play -- Cities gone wild -- Where the wild things will be: a new back-to-the-land movement -- pt. VII. To be amazed. The spiritual necessity of nature for the young -- Fire and fermentation: building a movement -- While it lasts -- A field guide: notes from the field, 100 actions we can take, and discussion points
Control code
ocn183879632
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Updated and expanded.
Extent
xii, 390 p.
Isbn
9781565126053
Lccn
2007049665
System control number
(OCoLC)183879632
Label
Last child in the woods : saving our children from nature-deficit disorder, Richard Louv
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-332) and index
Contents
pt. I. The new relationship between children and nature. Gifts of nature -- The third frontier -- The criminalization of natural play -- pt. II. Why the young (and the rest of us) need nature. Climbing the tree of health -- A life of the senses: nature vs. the know-it-all state of mind -- The "eighth intelligence" -- The genius of childhood: how nature nurtures creativity -- Nature-deficit disorder and the restorative environment -- pt. III. The best of intentions: why Johnnie And Jeannie don't play outside anymore. Time and fear -- The bogeyman syndrome redux -- Don't know much about natural history: education as a barrier to nature -- Where will future stewards of nature come from? -- pt. IV. The nature-child reunion. Bringing nature home -- Scared smart: facing the bogeyman -- Telling turtle tales: using nature as a moral teacher -- pt. V. The jungle blackboard. Natural school reform -- Camp revival -- pt. VI. Wonder land: opening the fourth frontier. The education of Judge Thatcher: decriminalizing natural play -- Cities gone wild -- Where the wild things will be: a new back-to-the-land movement -- pt. VII. To be amazed. The spiritual necessity of nature for the young -- Fire and fermentation: building a movement -- While it lasts -- A field guide: notes from the field, 100 actions we can take, and discussion points
Control code
ocn183879632
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Updated and expanded.
Extent
xii, 390 p.
Isbn
9781565126053
Lccn
2007049665
System control number
(OCoLC)183879632

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