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Political ecology and policy: a case study in engagement [chapter]

2015 The Routledge Handbook of Political Ecology  
While there are numerous edited volumes, textbooks, and monographs under the heading "political ecology" these have tended to be either collections of empirically based (mostly case study) research on  ...  With contributions from over 50 leading scholars, the Handbook presents a systematic overview of political ecology's origins, practices, and core concerns, and aims to advance both ongoing and emerging  ...  Acknowledgement Acknowledgements The author would like to thank the editors of this volume, Luke Bergmann, the Simpson  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781315759289-25 fatcat:2hua5i2sjvbnljg2kclngivhay

The Reincarnation of Waste: A Case Study of Spiritual Ecology Activism for Household Solid Waste Management: The Samdrup Jongkhar Initiative of Rural Bhutan

Elizabeth Allison
2019 Religions  
As global capitalism expands around the world, spiritual ecology approaches to waste and pollution can provide deeper insight into the attitudes and practices that create a "throw away" society.  ...  waste overwhelming the ability of households, municipal authorities, and governments to manage.  ...  Earlier fieldwork in Bhutan was supported by a Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship for Dzongkha, as well as other grants and fellowships from the University of California-Berkeley, and  ... 
doi:10.3390/rel10090514 fatcat:uqyykbosn5f7bp7d4i3cvabohq

Tourism, Immigrants and Lifestyle Entrepreneurship: The (In)coming of People as a Key Factor for Sustainability of Low-Density Territories—A Case Study in Portugal [chapter]

Anabela Dinis
2021 Tourism, Hospitality & Event Management  
Thus, through the case of Penamacor, this study aims to answer the following questions: Who are these migrants, and what are their motivations for mobility and to settle in the territory?  ...  Furthermore, it intends to understand what the impact of these immigrants in the territory is, concerning the creation of wealth and well-being in the community.  ...  Acknowledgements I would like to thank Pedro Salvado for personally sharing his perspective about this new community of residents in Penamacor and Anselmo Cunha for kindly providing me with his work about  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-65524-2_7 fatcat:qev2d23zijas7lwf7cxmxesqhu

Measurement and alienation: making a world of ecosystem services

Morgan Robertson
2011 Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers  
Acknowledgements I am deeply indebted to the participants in the University of California -Berkeley Environmental Politics Colloquium for spending a great deal of time and thought with me on this paper  ...  In recent years, the cross-fertilisation of critical state theory with critical resource studies has suggested that a Derridean concern with the ordering of appearances could speak constructively to a  ...  Geographers have been attentive to 'the politics of measure' (Mann 2007) across a broad array of topics (particularly in state theory, e.g.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1475-5661.2011.00476.x fatcat:ihs2vq65p5hgpgacn7xg7y3ffa

Broadening to sustainability the perspective of industrial decision-makers on the energy efficiency measures adoption: some empirical evidence

Enrico Cagno, Alessandra Neri, Andrea Trianni
2018 Energy Efficiency  
By doing this, we aim at offering a contribution in the understanding of the low rate of adoption of EEMs. As case studies, we investigated twelve firms from Northern Italy.  ...  Industry should take further efforts towards increased energy efficiency, that is a major contributor to improve industrial sustainability performance, by implementing energy efficiency measures (EEMs)  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Deborah De Cesare, Daniel Odorisio, Flavia Ricetti and Gloria Valentina Riva for their invaluable help in the collection of the data.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12053-018-9621-0 fatcat:ymqxw3uigjeutgtmnbbnxu7zda

'This Web Page Should Not Exist' [chapter]

Mojca M. Plesničar, Pika Šarf
2020 Introducing Vigilant Audiences  
Not only does this case raise the issue of who is entitled to denounce, but also how the notion of 'the public' itself may be context-specific and contested.  ...  This chapter draws upon a range of data to consider the socio-cultural as well as legal contexts of republishing as weaponised visibility.  ...  Ethical evaluations of vigilantism (such as Dumsday (2009) ) may therefore be applied to cases that involve both the first and second response.  ... 
doi:10.11647/obp.0200.08 fatcat:2zg6xuvdtjbtlaywz7igks6gyq

Ray Hudson — Producing Places

Greg McElligott
2003 Left history  
He therefore makes a very comprehensive case for the relevance of Marxist theory in a geographic context.  ...  This argument seems to be aimed at mainstream geographers who neglect or obscure the pervasive impact of capitalism on their objects of study.  ... 
doi:10.25071/1913-9632.5645 fatcat:yv23i4qoarfohgiv6evenfz43q

Economics of motion pictures: the state of the art

Darlene C. Chisholm, Víctor Fernández-Blanco, S. Abraham Ravid, W. David Walls
2014 Journal of Cultural Economics  
The second paper studies sequel films in the  ...  The high-profile institutions, operations, exhibition patterns, distribution channels, and marketing strategies present opportunities to explore a wide range of economic research questions.  ...  Applying principles from the theory of the firm, with specific consideration of how contracting parties perceive and mitigate risk in their contracting terms, continues to serve as a fruitful avenue in  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10824-014-9234-1 fatcat:6ehwioa7xre7ndjad6wdvoikqa

Moving From the Knowledge Economy to the Human Economy

Cheryle Tewarie, Angela Escalante
2016 US-China Education Review. B  
and view that relationship as cyclically organic.  ...  Based on practical experiences and on a specific case of a university-industry collaborative project implemented in the twin island State of Trinidad and Tobago located in the Caribbean region, the paper  ...  Section II: Indicators at Work: A Case Study by The University of the West Indies Practitioner's case "Developing and Implementing a Framework for Local Economic Development for Regions with Extractive  ... 
doi:10.17265/2161-6248/2016.04.002 fatcat:akf4sxk5ufekzdeuen4d3vuqcy

Social Entrepreneurship: Objectives, Innovation, Implementation and Impact on Entrepreneurship

Anele Mthembu, Brian Barnard
2019 Social Science Research Network  
On the other hand, a non-profit setup allows the social entrepreneur to apply for funding, and to partner with corporations.  ...  Non-profit organisations can therefore be more efficient, and thus have a higher impact with a given budget, if they apply successful business practices (focus on the most effective programs, and use strategic  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3343448 fatcat:xt7b3qp4ovdf7mbkcuvt2wtskq

The important of Ontology to Public Administration

John Gabriel Mendie
2020 PINISI Discretion Review  
It defends this position by analysing unique cases of humane administration; that metaphysical thesis, theories, and conceptions are equally important in resolving real-life cases.  ...  Metaphysics, as we understand, is a philosophical enterprise that deals with the nature of the ultimate reality.  ...  Today both philosophers and non-philosophers address to it. Katherine Hawley presented three case studies which are suitable examples of applying metaphysics/ontology beyond core philosophical vista.  ... 
doi:10.26858/pdr.v1i1.13627 fatcat:ii5z7dm2urg6xjw655dkkntkd4

Scientometric Analysis of Marketing Theoreticians [chapter]

Mel F. Zuberi, Lou E. Pelton
2016 Let's Get Engaged! Crossing the Threshold of Marketing's Engagement Era  
Also applicable are studies that adopt the perspective of profit-oriented organizations.  ...  The unit could be an author, a journal, an institution, and so forth. In the case of this study, it is the marketing theoretician whose impact was sought to be studied.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-11815-4_219 fatcat:i7xmqvzk3zbttp7vcyf7ktdzs4

The Effects of Consumers' Perceived Values on Intention to Purchase Upcycled Products

Somi Yu, Jieun Lee
2019 Sustainability  
The purpose of this study was to investigate consumers' value perceptions and their intentions to purchase upcycled products.  ...  As concerns around today's environmental problems increase, there is a growing need for consumers to accelerate their sustainable behaviors relating to product disposal such as product reuse and product  ...  Considering that the most appropriate theory to explain action from attitude is the theory of reasoned action (TRA) [85] , the applied theory of our research was limited in predicting consumers' actual  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11041034 fatcat:rpbnsxstkzhvnagqmegmc2jksa

Study on Professors' Perception With Respect to Higher Education Institutions' Socially Responsible Initiatives

Adriano Stadler, Edson Reis, Elaine Arantes, Jansen Corso
2017 BBR Brazilian Business Review  
Thus, a descriptive quantitative approach with non-probabilistic sample, accessibility and convenience was developed.  ...  Results show the high concordance of professors in relation to the analysis categories: Economic, Legal, Ethical and Philanthropic, all of which are considered in this study, according to Carroll (2011  ...  That was a civil society initiative, as a non-profit organization aimed to promote, among Brazilian companies, some practices such as ethical management and accountability (Instituto Ethos, 2016) .  ... 
doi:10.15728/bbr.2017.14.6.3 fatcat:ro7ievjnkfczvgntvygzxzdzde

Local Community Organizing and Change: Altering Policy in the Housing and Community Development System in Kansas City

Paul W. Speer, Brian D. Christens
2011 Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology  
This article presents a detailed case study of a local group of citizens organizing to hold governmental and nongovernmental organizations accountable for improving housing and communities in Kansas City  ...  Case study methods represent a critical tool for documenting and understanding important community phenomena in a more holistic way.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This research was supported in part by the Skipper Initiative for Community Organizing, a grant from the Raskob Foundation.  ... 
doi:10.1002/casp.1132 fatcat:gdnbzb2u65akdohb5flpwtcfza
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