Learning environmental justice through dialogue



Scandrett, Eurig and O'Leary, T and Martinez, T (2005) Learning environmental justice through dialogue. In: Making Knowledge Work, Tuesday 25th to Friday 28th October 2005, University of Stirling.

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Abstract

In Scotland, in 2002, Jack McConnell, the First Minister of the recently devolved Scottish Executive announced commitment to the concept of environmental justice. This paper explores how this method of dialogue through popular education between these communities affected by environmental injustice, and with NGO professionals and academics, has resourced local struggles and contributed to understanding of the social meaning of environmental justice. However, first an explanation is given of the context of discourse on environmental justice and how FoES’s understanding of these relations has developed.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Divisions: School of Arts, Social Sciences and Management > Media, Communication and Production
Date Deposited: 21 May 2009 11:15
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2014 12:55
URI: http://eresearch.qmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/341

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