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How we came to inhabit these spaces: Reflections on the role of place in our individual and collective journeys as emerging sustainability scholars
This journal article explores how relationships to place inform our work as sustainability scholars, and the implications of such place analysis for Indigenous land recognition, decolonization, and sustainability scholarship.
Climate change and fossil fuel divestment movement in Canadian higher education: The mobilities of actions, actors, and tactics
Mumbi Maina, Jaylene Murray, Maria McKenzie
This journal article examines the extent of fossil fuel divestment campaigns at higher education institutions across Canada, examining key actions and tactics through which campaigns are initiated and mobilized, as led by students, faculty, alumni, and climate justice organizations.
Indigenous Rights and Environmental Governance: Lessons from the Great Bear Rainforest
Maggie Low, Karena Shaw
This journal article examines the negotiations that led to the novel forms of environmental governance that are being deployed in the central and north coast of British Columbia, also known as the Great Bear Rainforest; important lessons can be learned from the processes that were used to reshape the future of this region.
Exploring the Transformative Potential of Public Sector Innovation Labs: A Cabinet of Curiosities
This doctoral dissertation includes many topics related to public sector innovation and labs including: a comprehensive literature review; approaches to theorizing public sector innovation; exploring paradigms related to transformative innovation; and competencies, capacities, and capabilities for public sector innovation.
A Framework to Conceptualize Innovation Purpose in Public Sector Innovation Labs
This journal article draws from the expertise of public sector innovation lab practitioners, alongside theories about transformative innovation, to construct a framework to help labs to get clearer about what kind of innovations and impacts they are working toward.
Reimagining intersectionality in environmental and sustainability education: A critical literature review
Mumbi Maina, Jada Renee Koushik, Alexandria Wilson
This journal article seeks to disrupt marginalization and calls for the use of critical frameworks such as intersectionality to deconstruct and disrupt oppression in environmental and sustainability education (ESE) literature, focusing on how gender is discussed in relation to other social identities such as class, race, sexuality, and ability.
Embracing reconciliation in the face of adversity: An intersectional perspective on land, immigration, and anti-racist learning
This book chapter uses an intersectional perspective to understand reconciliation as it relates to land, immigration, and anti-racist education.
Moving toward paradigms and patterns of transformative innovation in public sector labs.
This short paper offers a framework that describes elements of a dominant paradigm of public sector innovation, in comparison to what elements of a more transformative, emergent, and resurgent paradigm of innovation might need to be/come.
Living within the Earth’s Carrying Capacity: Towards an Education for Eco-Social-Cultural Change
Sean Blenkinsop, Lindsay Cole, Mark Fettes et al
This research report gathers up and synthesizes a wide range of different thinking about theories, processes, and practices of eco-social-cultural change as they relate to educational processes, for people of all ages.
Assembling a Cabinet of Curiousities: Using Participatory Action Research and Constructivist Grounded Theory to Generate Stronger Theorization of Public Sector Innovation Labs.
This journal article describes the creative assemblage and use of participatory and community-engaged qualitative research methods to study public sector innovation labs.
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