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Citizen Science: Public Participation in Environmental Research

Janis L. Dickinson and Rick Bonney (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449116
eISBN:
9780801463952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449116.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Citizen science enlists members of the public to make and record useful observations, such as counting birds in their backyards. The large numbers of volunteers who participate in such projects ... More


The commons of governing: the knowledge base of ecological governance

Lennart J. Lundqvist

in Sweden and Ecological Governance: Straddling the Fence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069024
eISBN:
9781781700549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069024.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the role of science and of knowledge in environmental and resource management and in ecological governance. It discusses the criteria for knowledge-based and democratic ... More


Research Methods in Pro-Environmental Research

Timur Ozbilir and Kevin E. Kelloway

in The Psychology of Green Organizations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199997480
eISBN:
9780190272364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199997480.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Over the past decade, topics pertaining to the natural environment, such as climate change, environmental degradation, resource depletion, and pollution, have become increasingly prominent in ... More


Qualitative Approaches in Environmental Health Research

Phil Brown

in Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520270206
eISBN:
9780520950429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270206.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines qualitative methods used by various environmental health scholars. Qualitative methods are important in enabling community narratives to be constructed and shared. They also ... More


Kanaka 'Oiwi Methodologies: Moolelo and Metaphor

Katrina-Ann R. Kapa'anaokalaokeola Nakoa Oliveira and Erin Kahunawaika'ala Wright (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824855857
eISBN:
9780824868376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855857.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

For many new indigenous scholars, the start of academic research can be an experience rife with conflict in many dimensions. Though there are a multitude of approaches to research and inquiry, many ... More


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