Essays about: "environmental and ecological democracy"

Found 5 essays containing the words environmental and ecological democracy.

  1. 1. Deliberation and sustainability : a frame analysis of policymakers' understanding of the relationship between deliberation and sustainability

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Elin Wärm; [2022]
    Keywords : Deliberation; sustainability; frame analysis; environmental and ecological democracy; system change; participation; conflict;

    Abstract : As the effects of climate change intensifies, the tension between slow democratic processes and the need for urgent change towards sustainability is becoming more evident. This thesis aims to investigate how policymakers understand the relationship between deliberation and sustainability through a frame analysis and to identify tensions between the frames. READ MORE

  2. 2. Damages and dreams from a 20-year-old conflict. The case of Rosia Montana and the struggle for sustainability

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Denisa Elena Leonte; [2018]
    Keywords : Ecological distribution conflict; alternative development; environmental justice movements; sustainability transitions.;

    Abstract : How do transitions to sustainability emerge? Save Rosia Montana Campaign is a representative socio-environmental movement, that cancelled an open-cast gold mining project in the urban-village of Rosia Montana, Romania. After almost 20 years of conflict with the mining project initiators, the people that oppose mining are now struggling for implementing tourism as an alternative development of the place, that could allow the possibility of sustainable development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Energy Democracy: A case study of energy generation in Växjö

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Constanza Chartier; [2015]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Energy democracy; municipality of Växjö; climate change; decentralization; local governance;

    Abstract : The energy transition towards a renewable energy based society and a sustainable development, is an urgent shifting process in the light of climate change and environmental pollution. However, few fossil fuel based corporations are controlling energy systems, generating most of the energy society consumes. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Legitimacy and Efficiency Claims of Ecological Deliberative Democracy. A Case Study of the Municipality of Malmö.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sandra Nilsson Hedman; [2008]
    Keywords : deliberative democracy; municipalities; ecological values; social learning; legitimacy; Political and administrative sciences; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis illuminates the deliberative democratic ideal's claim for efficiency and legitimacy that is brought forward by Robyn Eckersley and John S. Dryzek as being an essential brick in the struggle for a societal development that is ecologically sustainable. READ MORE

  5. 5. Greening the (welfare) state: Rethinking Reflexivity in Swedish Sustainability Governance

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Roger Hildingsson; [2007]
    Keywords : environmental policy ; sustainability; reflexive governance ; political ecology ; ecological modernization ; ecological state ; green state ; welfare state ; Sweden; Political and administrative sciences; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Contemporary developments in sustainability governance have enhanced environmental policy and induced comprehensive institutional reforms in several countries. Theoretically, this has also induces a debate on the role of the state for reflexive and ecological sustainability governance. READ MORE