Arne Naess stipend
Master student in Development, Environment and Cultural Change, SUM, UiO
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?