Climate change, consumption and intergenerational justice: Lived experiences in China, Uganda and the UK

Climate change, consumption and intergenerational justice: Lived experiences in China, Uganda and the UK

by Kristina Diprose, Gill Valentine

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Overview

The United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development makes climate change and responsible consumption key priorities for both industrialized and emerging economies. Moving beyond the Global North, this book uses innovative cross-national and cross-generational research with urban residents in China and Uganda, as well as the UK, to illuminate international debates about building sustainable societies and to examine how different cultures think about past, present, and future responsibility for climate change. The authors explore how far different nations see climate change as a domestic issue whilst looking at local explanatory and blame narratives to consider profound questions of justice, between those nations that are more and less responsible for, and vulnerable to, climate change.
 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781529204759
Publisher: Bristol University Press
Publication date: 09/04/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 136
File size: 12 MB
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About the Author

Kristina Diprose is research associate in the Department of Geography at the University of Sheffield. Chen Liu is a member of the School of Geography and Planning at Sun Yat-Sen University. Katie McQuaid is affiliated with University of Leeds. Gill Valentine is a member of the Department of Geography at the University of Sheffield. Robert Vanderbeck is a member of the School of Geography at the University of Leeds.
 

Table of Contents

Climate change, consumption and intergenerational justice; Local narratives of climate change; Moral geographies of climate change; Frugality, waste and responsible consumption; Imagining alternative futures.

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