Manjana Milkoreit: "The political effects of emergency frames in sustainability"

In this review article, published in  Nature Sustainability, Manjana Milkoreit, James Patterson, Carina Wyborn, Linda Westman, Marie Claire Brisbois, and Dhanasree Jayaram critically review interdisciplinary social science literature to examine the political effects of emergency frames in sustainability.

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Abstract

Emergency frames are mobilized in contemporary sustainability debates, both in response to specific events and strategically. The strategic deployment of emergency frames by proponents of sustainability action aims to stimulate collective action on issues for which it is lacking. But this is contentious due to a range of possible effects.

Manjana MilkoreitJames PattersonCarina WybornLinda WestmanMarie Claire Brisbois, and Dhanasree Jayaram critically review interdisciplinary social science literature to examine the political effects of emergency frames in sustainability and develop a typology of five key dimensions of variation. This pinpoints practical areas for evaluating the utility of emergency frames and builds a shared vocabulary for analysis and decision-making.

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Published Sep. 8, 2021 10:08 AM - Last modified Sep. 8, 2021 10:08 AM