Constructing Local Environmental Agendas: People, Places and by Susan Buckingham-Hatfield, Susan Percy
By Susan Buckingham-Hatfield, Susan Percy
Developing neighborhood Environmental Agendas attracts on unique contributions from experts all over the world to argue that there's scope for neighborhood components to enhance their environments, supplied area people are concerned. overseas case experiences, from united kingdom, Europe, Australia, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, display the significance of recognize for indigenous wisdom and the necessity to eliminate layers of forms from coverage making.
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Most recently, this has seen the inclusion of responsibilities towards the earth and nature as a component of ‘good’ (in contrast to ‘deviant’) citizenship. Indeed, many commentators concur that environmental considerations have recently given the ailing topic of citizenship a new lease of life (van Steenbergen, 1994). Another aspect is that the exercise of active citizenship, and the full enjoyment of citizens’ rights, depend on individuals being adequately liberated from poverty and other forms of oppression.
Early observations imply that some groups will be more successful than others, and it will be interesting to explore the elements of social capital which underpin this relative performance. Two findings of the UBC researchers warn of the dangers of excessive reliance on community participation, especially in the absence of adequate structural mechanisms for support. They note, for example, the potential for initiatives to produce perfunctory participation, characterised by overworked volunteers and staff repeatedly taking on additional roles to the detriment of actual programme implementation.
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