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Practicing Participatory Environmental Governance: Ecovillages and the Global Ecovillage Movement

Frank Fischer

in Climate Crisis and the Democratic Prospect: Participatory Governance in Sustainable Communities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199594917
eISBN:
9780191842108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199594917.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Ecovillages represent an existing and ongoing form of participatory environmental government that is anchored to real-world realities. These communities are essentially made up of people who have ... More


Grassroots Sustainability in a Concrete Landscape: An Urban Ecovillage in the Pacific Northwest

Christina Ergas

in Surviving Collapse: Building Community toward Radical Sustainability

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197544099
eISBN:
9780197544136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197544099.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

The second chapter explores the urban ecovillage in the United States, the first example of radical sustainability and autonomous development. Through insights gleaned from field research, the ... More


Introduction

Jeremy L. Caradonna

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199372409
eISBN:
9780197562932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372409.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

As hard as it might be to believe, the world once made do without the words “sustainable” and “sustainability.” Today they’re nearly ubiquitous. At the grocery store we shop for “sustainable foods” ... More


From Concept to Movement

Jeremy L. Caradonna

in Sustainability: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199372409
eISBN:
9780197562932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372409.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

A self-defined sustainability movement crystallized between the late 1970s and the 1990s. No longer was sustainability merely a concept or set of ideas. There was now a set of organizations—the ... More


Sustainability Today: 2000–Present

Jeremy L. Caradonna

in Sustainability: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199372409
eISBN:
9780197562932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372409.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

We might not live in a sustainable age, but we’re living in the age of sustainability. The movement has gained a level of prominence in recent years that is difficult to dispute. The scholarly ... More


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