Socialpedagogisk hästverksamhet : Bekantningsdag på stallet Sagobacken
| Contributor(s):: Iina Kela
Detta handlingsbaserade examensarbete strävar till att sprida kunskap kring socialpedagogisk hästverksamhet på svenska. Socialpedagogisk hästverksamhet är en relativt ny verksamhetsform i Finland, som inte fått så mycket synlighet inom stödjande av...
New learning worlds: the significance of nature in the lives of marginalised young people
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| Contributor(s):: Jocey Quinn
This article explores a hitherto neglected issue: the significance of nature in the learning lives of marginalised young people. Drawing on both post-human and sociocultural perspectives, it develops a theoretical analysis of this important subject. It uses research with 114 young people in jobs...
Representations of polar bears in tourism: Exploring power relations through discourse analysis
Historical and contemporary relationships between human beings and polar bears are dynamic and complex, and the lives of these two animal species continue to be intimately intertwined in the tourism context. The polar bear viewing industry increasingly relies on the (re)creation, dissemination,...
Politics of biodiversity conservation and socio ecological conflicts in a city: the case of Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mumbai
| Contributor(s):: Amrita, Sen, Sarmistha, Pattanaik
Loss of the green belts in the cities as an antecedent outcome of haphazard and irregular urbanization as one of the principle factors has a negative bearing on the socio ecological services that nature entails. Our paper represents the conditions under which the contemporary statist...
Vegaphobia: derogatory discourses of veganism and the reproduction of speciesism in UK national newspapers
| Contributor(s):: Cole, Matthew
Towards a more participative definition of food justice
| Contributor(s):: Loo, C.
This paper argues that the definition of food justice must be defined in more participatory terms. Current accounts of food justice tend to emphasize distributional inequalities. However, there is broad recognition that these distributional inequalities are the result of participative...
Petey and Chato: The pitbull's transition from mainstream to marginalized masculinity
| Contributor(s):: Allen, Theresa
Biofuels: efficiency, ethics, and limits to human appropriation of ecosystem services
| Contributor(s):: Gomiero, T., Paoletti, M. G., Pimentel, D.
Biofuels have lately been indicated as a promising source of cheap and sustainable energy. In this paper we argue that some important ethical and environmental issues have also to be addressed: (1) the conflict between biofuels production and global food security, particularly in developing...
The livestock revolution, food safety, and small-scale farmers: why they matter to us all. (Special issue: Farm animal diseases in context)
| Contributor(s):: Hall, D. C., Ehui, S., Delgado, C.
Global consumption, production, and trade of livestock products have increased rapidly in the last two decades and are expected to continue. At the same time, safety concerns regarding human and animal disease associated with livestock products are increasing. Efforts to increase public health...