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Critical Social Science Perspectives on Transformations to Sustainability
The Nordic Africa Institute, Research Unit.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-6042-6706
Department of Anthropology, Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, IN, USA.
Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies, Lund University, Lund, Sweden.
2022 (English)In: Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, ISSN 1877-3435, E-ISSN 1877-3443, Vol. 55, p. 1-11, article id 101160Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This article introduces a special issue on the contribution ofsocial science to addressing transformations to sustainability. Articles underline the importance of embracing theoretically rooted, empirically informed, and collaboratively generated knowledge to address sustainability challenges and transformative change. Emphasis is placed on the role of thesocial sciences in elaborating on the politicisation and pluralisation of transformation processes and outcomes, helping situate, frame, reflect and generate societal action, while acknowledging the complexity of societal transformationin different contexts.

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2022. Vol. 55, p. 1-11, article id 101160
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social science; transformation; transdisciplinary
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Other Social Sciences
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Natural resources and environment; Economy
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URN: urn:nbn:se:nai:diva-2637DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2022.101160OAI: oai:DiVA.org:nai-2637DiVA, id: diva2:1643147
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EU, Horizon 2020Available from: 2022-03-08 Created: 2022-03-08 Last updated: 2022-05-16Bibliographically approved

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