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Title:Ecodemocracy in practice : exploration of debates on limits and possibilities of addressing environmental challenges within democratic systems
Authors:ID Kopnina, Helen (Author)
ID Spannring, Reingard (Author)
ID Mackenzie Hawke, Shé (Author)
ID Robertson, Colin D. (Author)
ID Thomasberger, Alessio (Author)
ID Maloney, Michelle (Author)
ID Morini, Marco (Author)
ID Lynn, William (Author)
ID Muhammad, Naziru Zakari (Author)
ID Santiago-Ávila, Francisco J. (Author)
ID Begovic, Hana (Author)
ID Baranowski, Mariusz (Author)
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Typology:1.01 - Original Scientific Article
Organization:Logo ZRS Koper - Science and Research Centre Koper
Abstract:This article examines the practical implications of ecological democracy or ecodemocracy, inquiring how capable democratic societies are of addressing environmental challenges. It asks: What is needed to secure democratic legitimacy for policy measures to benefit nonhuman species? What would ecodemocracy look like in practice? Different types of existing and possible types of representation are discussed, including the expansion of the precautionary principle, the Council of All Beings or Parliament of Things, and representation through the Parties for Animals. A possible approach in the form of a mandate for proxy ecorepresentation similar to civil rights through continuous affirmative action is investigated. Limitations and possibilities of each approach for nature representation are weighed.
Keywords:anthropocentrism, democracy, ecocentrism, ecological democracy, ecodemocracy, ecological justice, environmental justice, multispecies justice, rights of nature
Year of publishing:2021
Publication status in journal:Published
Article version:Publisher's version of article
Number of pages:str. 9-23
Numbering:Vol. 15
ISSN on article:2384-8677
DOI:10.13135/2384-8677/5832 New window
COBISS.SI-ID:64900099 New window
Copyright:©2021 Kopnina, H.
Note:Nasl. z nasl. zaslona; Opis vira z dne 27. 5. 2021; Soavtorji: Reingard Spannring, Shé Hawke, Colin D. Robertson, Alessio Thomasberger, Michelle Maloney, Marco Morini, William Lynn, Naziru Zakari Muhammad, Francisco J. Santiago-Ávila, Hana Begovic, Mariusz Baranowski;
Publication date in DiRROS:22.06.2021
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Title:Visions for sustainability
Shortened title:Visions sustainability
Publisher:IRIS, Istituto Ricerche interdisciplinari sulla Sostenibilità
COBISS.SI-ID:64891907 New window

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Funder:ARRS - Agencija za raziskovalno dejavnost Republike Slovenije (ARRS)
Funding programme:Raziskovalni projekti
Project number:J7-1824
Name:Preživeti dobo Antropocena z razvitjem nove ekološke pravičnosti in biodružbene filozofske pismenosti


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Licensing start date:22.05.2021

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Keywords:antropocentrizem, demokracija, ekocentrizem, ekodemokracija, ekološka pravičnost, okoljska pravičnost