Mindful Conservatism examines how the misuse of our political vocabulary contributes to governmental, corporate, and educational policies that degrade the Earth's natural systems, and suggests ways to overcome this linguistic confusion to help recognize the fundamental connections between communities, sustainability, and the conservation of the world's diverse cultures.
Chet A. Bowers is an environmental studies professor at University of Oregon and is the author of twelve books on the relationship between education, culture, and the environment. He is also the author ofLet Them Eat Data (2000).
Part 1 Preface Chapter 2 1: Introduction Chapter 3 2: The Classical Liberal Agenda of Today's Conservatives Chapter 4 3: The Wise Use Movement and Other Liberals Who Parade as Conservatives Chapter 5 4: What Do Futuristic Thinking Scientists Want to Conserve? Chapter 6 5: Linguistic and Biological Diversity: Another Argument Against Globalization Chapter 7 6: The Practice of Mindful Conservatism Chapter 8 7: Educating for a Sustainable Future, References