RIPPLES readings

At our first meeting, we each shared a paper that we (currently or previously) found inspiring or interesting. Whilst these papers do not necessarily reflect those that have had the greatest influence on RIPPLES members, we list them below to provide an idea of the kind of literature that we find useful and relevant to our work.

Avelino et al (2014) ‘Game Changers and Transformative Social Innovation. The Case of the Economic Crisis and the New Economy’. TRANSIT working paper [TRANSIT: EU SSH.2013.3.2-1 Grant agreement no: 613169]

Boykoff (2011) ‘The Leaf Blower, Capitalism, and the Atomization of Everyday Life’. Capitalism Nature Socialism, Volume 22, Issue 3, pages 95-113

Catney et al (2014) ‘Big Society, Little Justice? Community renewable energy and the politics of localism’. Local Environment, Volume 19, Issue 7, pages 715-730

Clarke (2013) ‘In Search of Ordinary People: The Problematic Politics of Popular Participation’. Communication, Culture & CritiqueVolume 6, Issue 2, pages 208–226

Cochrane (2010) ‘Exploring the regional politics of ‘sustainability’: making up sustainable communities in the South-East of England’. Environmental Policy and GovernanceVolume 20, Issue 6, pages 370–381

DeFilippis et al (2006) ‘Neither Romance Nor Regulation: Re-evaluating Community’. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Volume 30, Issue 3, pages 673–689

Felicetti (2013) ‘Localism and the Transition movement’. Policy Studies (Special Issue: ‘Understanding Localism, Part 2′), Volume 34, Issue 5-6, pages 559-574

Gaventa (2006) ‘Finding the Spaces for Change: A Power Analysis’. IDS Bulletin, Volume 37, Number 6, pages 23-33

Gregson et al (2007) ‘Identity, Mobility, and the Throwaway Society’. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, Volume 25, Issue 4, pages 682-700

Larner (2005) ‘Neoliberalism in (Regional) Theory and Practice: the Stronger Communities Action Fund in New Zealand’. Geographical ResearchVolume 43, Issue 1, pages 9–18

Middlemiss & Parrish (2010) ‘Building capacity for low-carbon communities: The role of grassroots initiatives’, Energy Policy, Volume 38, Issue 12, pages 7559-7566.

Park (2012) ‘Fostering community energy and equal opportunities between communities’. Local Environment, Volume 17, Issue 4, pages 387-408

Rydin et al (2014) ‘The financial entanglements of local energy projects’. Geoforum, Volume 59, pages 1-11

Strachan et al (2015) ‘Promoting Community Renewable Energy in a Corporate Energy World’. Sustainable DevelopmentVolume 23, Issue 2, pages 96–109

Walker (2011) ‘The role for ‘community’ in carbon governance’. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, Volume 2, Issue 5, pages 777–782

Walker & Devine-Wright (2008) ‘Community renewable energy: What should it mean?’ Energy Policy, Volume 36, Issue 2, pages 497-500

Wolsink (2007) ‘Wind power implementation: The nature of public attitudes: Equity and fairness instead of ‘backyard motives’’. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 11, Issue 6, pages 1188–1207

Freire (1970) The Pedagogy of the Oppressed. New York and London: Continuum [Book]