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  • on-matryoshkas-150 On matryoshkas and meaning-making: Understanding the plasticity of climate change June 24, 2019

    Climate change means different things to different people. In this article Gail Hochachka presents an analytical framework that draws on adult developmental psychology and argues that a developmental approach can help to make sense of why there is such plasticity of meanings about climate change.

  • aesthetics-of-150 Aesthetics of zero tolerance June 17, 2019

    Emma Arnold has published the paper ‘Aesthetics of zero tolerance’ in the journal CITY: analysis urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action. The paper draws on psychogeographic and photographic fieldwork conducted in Oslo to examine the aesthetic implications of zero tolerance policy against graffiti.