Autor: Janet McIntyre-Mills
ISBN-13: 9783319580104
Einband: Book
Seiten: 371
Gewicht: 817 g
Format: 241x159x30 mm
Sprache: Englisch

Planetary Passport

Contemporary Systems Thinking
Re-presentation, Accountability and Re-Generation
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Explores collaborative approaches, drawing on diverse ways of knowing, and citizen centered self-governance of ecological footprints that can support regional governance in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Addresses the need for nation states to find ways to control the super-rich through the governance process
Highlights culturally diverse ways of caring and stewardship to provide practical lessons on re-generation
Glossary.- Summary.- Focusing thoughts.- Foreword: Rationale for Planetary Passport: Knowing our place through recognizing our hybridity and interconnectedness.- - Consciousness is a continuum across all life.- Re-membering and re-connecting with Country.- Research as resistance and re-generation.- Prologue: Hunger and Thirst: learning from history, experience and place.- Ecological footprint: implications for systemic praxis and governance.- Critical responses to the concept of Ecological Footprint.- Ethics and the Anthropocene.- Interconnectedness, strings and multispecies entanglement.- Chapter 1: Beyond Anthropocentricism - Why 'taming' or 'tackling' wicked problems' is problematic.- 1.1. Introduction: How can we achieve the values, will and conditions to govern the Anthropocene?.- 1.2. Accountability for the loss of human security ought to be the next step for social justice: the environment is being eroded to prop up a failing economy.- 1.3. Phronesis, ethics and designing a response.- 1.3.1. Putting it all together using critical systemic heuristics.- 1.4. Design for meaningful research.- 1.4.1. Community of practice approach.- Praxis believing in students and empowering them to become leaders through enabling them to apply critical systemic thinking and practice to diverse complex transdisciplinary issues.- 1.5. Policy opportunity.- 1.6. The Horizon: Trans disciplinarity and cross cultural studies matter.- 1.6.1. Learning communities contribute to insight and foresight to narrow the gap between service users and providers.- 1.62. Participatory decision making on wellbeing and climate change to enhance representation, accountability and sustainability..- 1.7. Conclusion.- Chapter 2. People and the Planet : Consciousness is a continuum across all life.- 2.1. Introduction.- 2.1.1. Decentering anthropocentric and ethnocentric mindsets and learning from country.- 2.1.2. Consciousness of who we are and what we stand for.- 2.2.From working within boundaries to recognition of flows.- 2.2.1. Cultural transformation: How democratic is democracy if it does not foster human security?.- 2.2.2. From Ark of the Covenant to Global Covenant for Space Ship Earth.- 2.3. Protecting spaces for diversity and biodiversity.- 2.31. Ethical choices: competition, co-operation and interdependence based on recognizing our hybridity.- 2.3.2. Urban living shapes our view of the world.- 2.4. An Architecture for re-generation to maximize changes towards a more sustainable future.- 2.4.1. Reconnecting with environment through spirituality, oral history and law.- 2.4.2. Reflecting on 'the case of the West and the self-fulfilling prophecy of the 'clash of cultures'..- 2.5. Values and relationships: expanding solidarity.- 2.5.1. How can we achieve transformation on consumption patterns through balancing individual and collective needs?.- 2.5.2. Power of ethical narratives.- 2.5.3 How can participatory governance support the self-management of our Ecological Footprints?.- 2.6. Policy paradoxes.- 2.7. Debunking the Clash of Civilisations Approach.- 2.71. Vignette: Cartoonists at Charlie Hebdo.- 2.7.2. Vignette: ISIS.- 2.7. Debunking the clash of civilization approach.- 2.8. Recognizing our interconnectedness.- 2.8.1. Corporatism and education: the challenge of dualism.- 2.9. Beyond clash of world views towards leadership for re-generation.- Chapter 3: Planetary passport for social and environmental justice: the challenges posed by the global panopticon, penal states and disappearing states in an increasingly vulnerable and unequal world.- 3.1. Introduction.- 3.1.1. Aims and logic of the passport.- 3.2. The challenges for social and environmental justice.- 3.2.1. Climate change refugees and climate change displacement.- 3.2.2. States, boundaries and biospheres: redesigning governance and democracy.- 3.3. Collective co-determinism to protect human security: better forms of participatory democracy and distributive governance.- 3.3.1. Alternative arch
This book explores the implications of knowing our place in the universe and recognising our hybridity. It is a series of self-reflections and essays drawing on many diverse ways of knowing. The book examines the complex ethical challenges of closing the wide gap in living standards between rich and poor people/communities. The notion of an ecological citizen is presented with a focus on protecting current and future generations. The idea is to track the distribution and redistribution of resources in the interests of social and environmental justice. The central argument looks for ways to hold the powerful to account so as to enable virtuous living by the majority to be demonstrated in what the author calls a "planetary passport" - a careful use of resources and a way to provide safe passage to those in need of safe habitat. The book argues that nation states need to find ways to control the super-rich through the governance process and to enhance a sense of shared ecological citizenship and responsibility for biodiversity. The fundamental approach is collaborative research.

Planetary Passport: Representation, Accountability and Re-Generation is comprised of six chapters. Chapter 1 begins by making a case for a paradigm shift away from business as usual and the pursuit of profit at the expense of the social and environmental fabric of life. The aim is to explore alternatives and to discuss some ways of achieving wellbeing whilst the focus is on human rights, discrimination and outlining the notion of a planetary passport. Chapter 2 makes a specific link between people and the planet as a basis for understanding the nature of hybridity and interconnectedness and the implications for ethics. Chapter 3 focuses on building this planetary passport for social and environmental justice in order to enable people with complex needs to consider the consequences of either continuing to live the same way as before or making changes to the way that they live. Meanwhile Chapter 4 does the same as the previous chapter, but explores the political context of consumption and short term profit Chapter 5 examines the challenges and opportunities that come from explorations within a cross-cultural learning community. This includes a look at co-creation and co-determination. Finally Chapter 6 ends with a look to the future and a potential new framework for people and the planet through a planetary passport.
Autor: Janet McIntyre-Mills
Janet McIntyre-Mills is an Associate Professor at Flinders University, Adjunct Professor at the University of Indonesia and Islamic National University in Indonesia, and Honorary Professor at the University of South Africa. Her research focuses on systemic representation, accountability and regeneration applied to social and environmental justice concerns such as health, housing and social inclusion and the mitigation and adaptation to climate change. She addresses complex needs by exploring the meanings and 'what if' questions with diverse stakeholders. Her books include: 'Global Citizenship and social movements' (Routledge), 'Critical Systemic Praxis for social and environmental justice' (Springer), 'User-centric design to address complex needs' (Nova Science). 'Transformation From Wall Street to Wellbeing: Joining up the dots through Participatory Democracy and Governance to Mitigate the Causes and Adapt to the Effects of Climate Change'. (Springer) and 'Systemic ethics and Non-anthropocentric Stewardship: Implications for Transdisciplinarity and Cosmopolitan politics' (Springer).

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Autor: Janet McIntyre-Mills
ISBN-13 :: 9783319580104
ISBN: 3319580108
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.08.2017
Verlag: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Gewicht: 817g
Seiten: 371
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 241x159x30 mm, 4 schwarz-weiße und 67 farbige Abbildungen, Bibliographie