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Learning and Teaching Professional Development: An Australian Community of Practice Case Study
(Learning Communities Journal, 2014)
Teaching can be an isolated and private experience; however, communities of practice (CoPs) provide faculty academics teaching on-campus or distance students with a safe community to share and grow their practice. The ...
Identifying operational mechanisms for mainstreaming community-based adaptation in Nepal
(Taylor & Francis: STM, Behavioural Science and Public Health Titles, 2014-11)
Mainstreaming is a feasible and viable option for scaling up initiatives on community-based adaptation (CBA) to climate change. However, there is little evidence on how to get CBA mainstreaming feasible and to work ...
A Tale of Two Movements? Environmental Non-government Organisations and Community Action on Climate Change
(Social Alternatives, 2012)
This paper argues that the rise and success of community action on climate change opens a space for critical reflection on current ENGO efforts to secure effective public policy outcomes on climate change. The current lack ...
Maintaining Sovereignty in Africa: The Role of External Forces in Warlord States
(African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific, 2012)
The article presents an analysis of the role that external forces play in the maintenance of sovereignty in Warlord states. We focus on the strategies enacted by various warlords in Africa, specifically in Sierra Leone, ...
Notions of ecological citizenship in climate justice campaigns
(Ecopolitics Association of Australasia/Griffith University, Centre for Governance and Public Policy, 2005)
Within the climate change debate, organisations within the environment movement who stress a specific type of differentiated approach have come to be referred to as climate justice campaigns. These campaigns advocate ...
Climate justice campaigns and environmental refugees
(Macquarie University, 2004)
This paper is a preliminary discussion of the connections between environmental and human security through the notion of environmental refugees. The concept of environmental refugees appeared in a 1985 paper that argued ...
Making meaning of women's networks: a community of practice framework
(University of Southern Queensland, 2007)
Ecological citizenship - a new landscape for human rights Debate?
(The Australasian Political Studies Association, 2005)
Locating justice in a warming world: developing notions of climate justice in the UK and the USA
(Australasian Political Science Association, 2008)
This paper analyses the development and application of notions of climate justice by non-governmental groups (NGOs) within two Western developed nations. I argue that the development of the discourse of climate justice in ...
Whither engagement? Challenges for community engagement within academia
(USQ Womens Network Inc, 2007)
Despite the commitment to engagement with the broader community that is central to understandings of the role of academics within the university tradition, there are now significant barriers to the performance of this role. ...