Ecological distribution conflicts as forces for sustainability: an overview and conceptual framework

@inproceedings{Scheidel2018EcologicalDC,
  title={Ecological distribution conflicts as forces for sustainability: an overview and conceptual framework},
  author={Arnim Scheidel and Leah Temper and Federico Demaria and Joan Mart{\'i}nez-Alier},
  booktitle={Sustainability science},
  year={2018}
}
Can ecological distribution conflicts turn into forces for sustainability? This overview paper addresses in a systematic conceptual manner the question of why, through whom, how, and when conflicts over the use of the environment may take an active role in shaping transitions toward sustainability. It presents a conceptual framework that schematically maps out the linkages between (a) patterns of (unsustainable) social metabolism, (b) the emergence of ecological distribution conflicts, (c) the… CONTINUE READING
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