Essays about: "social-ecological justice"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the words social-ecological justice.

  1. 1. An Urgent Crisis of Chronic Neglect: Lessons on Water Justice and Wellbeing in the Time of COVID-19

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Kristina Humphreys; [2020]
    Keywords : sustainable development; water justice; urban resilience; wellbeing; COVID-19; planetary health;

    Abstract : The COVID-19 crisis represents a major disruption to societies across the planet, magnifying existing threats to social-ecological resilience. Illustrating these threats are links between inadequate water and sanitation services, climate stressors, and the challenge of coping with a global pandemic. READ MORE

  2. 2. Farming for food security : a critical study on the transition to post-fossil agriculture in Sweden

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

    Author : Ebba Ulfbecker; [2018]
    Keywords : agricultural politics; food security; resilience; transition; climate mitigation; agroecology; sustainable intensification; the Rural Development program; contingency; rural development; discourse analysis; policy analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the preconditions to achieve a transition to fossil free agriculture in Sweden, to increase farm-level resilience and food security. Swedish agriculture is today highly dependent on imported fossil-based inputs, such as diesel, agrochemicals and protein feed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Can urban agriculture become a planning strategy to address social-ecological justice?

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Javier Fernández Andrés; [2017]
    Keywords : urban agriculture; urban farming; social-ecological justice; equity; food security; food sovereignty; globalisation; industrialisation; inequality; global food system; climate change; food deserts;

    Abstract : Last century witnessed an unprecedented growth of cities which has led to the consolidation of an eminently urbanised world population. Meanwhile, agriculture has adopted industrial methods of production in the shape of large-scale, chemical-laden crops in the countryside, which, together with the liberalisation of global trade, have undermined the livelihood of small-scale peasants throughout the world, forcing many of them out of business. READ MORE

  4. 4. Assessing Social-Ecological Justice in Projects, Plans and Processes : A Workbook for Sustainable development

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Anton Bertilson; [2016]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; Social-Ecological Justice;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to develop a workbook to assess social-ecological justice (SEJ) in projects, plans and processes. Social-ecological justice bridges many sustainability discourses in order to create a more inclusive and wider sustainability concept than previous ones (Gunnarsson Östling & Svenfelt, (Submitted Book Chapter)). READ MORE

  5. 5. Anti-Oppression and Academia: Applying critical methodologies to study identity and student experiences in university settings

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Lena Weber; Anna Hermanson; [2015]
    Keywords : Identity; Anti-Oppression; Student Experience; Critical Race Theory; Feminist Theory; Queer Methodologies; Participatory Action Research; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : With increasing frequency we hear calls from activists and academics alike to tackle the structural roots of the current global social-ecological crisis. For those of us situated within academia, this provides an opportunity to critically examine how underlying processes related to the roots of this crisis manifest in and are perpetuated by our own institutions, and how to make academic programs within the ‘pipeline’ into environmental work more attractive and accessible to diverse voices. READ MORE