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Ecological imaginaries : organising sustainability

@inproceedings{Perey2013EcologicalI,
  title={Ecological imaginaries : organising sustainability},
  author={Robert Perey},
  year={2013}
}
This paper explores how communities generate effective ecological solutions using both implicit narrative construction and explicit processes of knowledge creation and knowledge application. We argue that the act of developing a narrative frames our understanding of the environment and governs our relationship with our environment. We identify micro-narratives extracted from the interviews with members of Australian Landcare organisations and link these micro-narratives to knowledge creation… 
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