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Arne Naess stipend

Master student in Development, Environment and Cultural Change, SUM, UiO

Master thesis

Tentative title: The social construction of the low carbon transition: A study of discourse and the degrowth movement in Australia


This research will examine the discourses drawn on by advocates of the degrowth movement in constructing imaginings of a sustainable future, in Australia. The research asks: what characterises the discourses within the degrowth movement in attempt to narrate a compelling story and alternative for a sustainable future? This will bring into focus the storylines and techniques adopted across the degrowth movement. Furthermore, it asks: if and how are degrowth actors producing a cohesive and appealing story?


Kristian Bjørkdahl

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Published Feb. 11, 2019 2:42 PM - Last modified Mar. 22, 2019 1:05 PM