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Changing conditions for political practice: FDI discourse and political spaces for labor in Bolivia
(The University of Bergen, 2009-09-18)
Various authors have pointed out that the complex processes of globalization are bringing about general shifts in political practices. In particular, these processes are seen to have weakened traditional practices relating ...
Carbonscapes and beyond - Conceptualizing the instability of oil landscapes
Geographers tend to see energy systems as intricately interwoven with society and relatively resistant to change. We argue that there is a danger of exaggerating the permanence and stability of the energy–society relationship. ...
Where are urban energy transitions governed? Conceptualizing the complex governance arrangements for low-carbon mobility in Europe
This article addresses the question of where urban low-carbon energy transitions are governed. A challenge is that urban governance is not simply urban, but a complex assemblage of institutions, networks and socio-technical ...
The Challenges of greening energy: Policy/industry dissonance at the Mongstad refinery, Norway
The interaction between policy making and industry is a key to understanding the conditions for ‘greening’ contemporary energy systems. This article uses efforts toward greening the Mongstad oil refinery in Norway as a ...