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Riding Schools as Future Learning Centers for an Environmentally Just Equine Sector and Broader Society
In this article, Susanna Hedenborg, Petra Andersson, Simon Beames, Aage Radmann and Gabriella Torell Palmquist present a project that addresses the equine sector as a threat to the environment. Applying institutional economic theory and directional transformation, and employing a mixed methods approach, the project concentrates specifically on evaluating strategies used to implement pro-environmental changes in daily work at stables, with the aim of fostering and sustaining enduring change within the equine sector.
The textbook Adventure and Society by Simon Beames, Chris Mackie and Matthew Atencio (Palgrave Macmillan) offers a broad, cross-disciplinary study of various societal aspects of adventure, ranging from the everyday to the extreme. We asked Anne Tjønndal for a review, and she finds this superb book to be useful for inclusion into the course literature for under-graduate studies in outdoor learning.
The main purpose of the Journal is to provide a central point for the publication and dissemination of research and scholarship on adventure and the ‘outdoors’ as media for learning as well as recreation. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: MUTUAL EXPERIENCES: UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN’S PLAY IN NATURE THROUGH SENSORY ETHNOGRAPHY by Jostein Rønning Sanderud.
At times, Daniel Svensson felt he needed a handbook of reviewing handbooks when working on his review of Routledge International Handbook of Outdoor Studies by Barbara Humberstone, Heather Prince & Karla A. Henderson (eds.) (Routledge). However, he managed very well without one, and here is his review to prove it.
The main purpose of the Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning is to provide a central point for the publication and dissemination of research and scholarship on adventure and the ‘outdoors’ as media for learning as well as recreation.