9781565125223

Last Child in the Woods : Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit

Louv, Richard

ISBN 10: 1565125223 / 1-56512-522-3
ISBN 13: 9781565125223
Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Publication Date: 2006

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Acknowledgments xi Introduction 1 Part I : The New Relationship Between Children and Nature 1. Gifts of Nature . . . . 7 2. The Third Frontier . . . . . . 15 3. The Criminalization of Natural Play . . . . . 27 Part II:Why the Young (and the Rest of Us) Need Nature 4. Climbing the Tree of Health . .. 39 5. A Life of the Senses: Nature vs. the Know-It-All State of Mind . . . . . 54 6. The Eighth Intelligence . . . 70 7. The Genius of Childhood: How Nature Nurtures Creativity . . .. 85 8. Nature-Deficit Disorder and the Restorative Environment . . . 98 Part III: The Best of Intentions: Why Johnnie and Jeannie Dont Play Outside Anymore 9. Time and Fear .. . . 115 10. The Bogeyman Syndrome Redux . . . . . 123 11. Dont Know Much About Natural History: Education as a Barrier to Nature .. 132 12. Where Will Future Stewards of Nature Come From? . . . 145 Part IV: The Nature-Child Reunion 13. Bringing Nature Home . . . 161 14. Scared Smart: Facing the Bogeyman . . . . 176 15. Telling Turtle Tales: Using Nature as a Moral Teacher . 187 Part V: The Jungle Blackboard 16. Natural School Reform . . . 201 17. Camp Revival . . . 223 Part VI: Wonder Land: Opening the Fourth Frontier 18. The Education of Judge Thatcher: Decriminalizing Natural Play . .. 233 19. Cities Gone Wild . .. 239 20. Where the Wild Things Will Be: A New Back-to-the-Land Movement . . . . 265 Part VII: To Be Amazed 21. The Spiritual Necessity of Nature for the Young . . . . . . 285 22. Fire and Fermentation: Building a Movement . . . . 301 23. While It Lasts . . . . 309 Notes 311 Suggested Reading 321 Index 325


 

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