Lookup NU author(s): Professor Danny MacKinnon
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Based on the need for meaningful political responses to socionatural change, in this article we develop an interim politics of resourcefulness as a strategy for addressing the limitations of postpolitical environmental governance. Drawing on political and epistemological insights of third-world feminism as well as an ongoing collaborative with environmental justice organizations in West Atlanta, we argue that visions for just socionatural futures must necessarily be generated in conversation with historically marginalized communities. We offer an interim politics of resourcefulness as one way of forging those kinds of engagements between academic researchers and communities, and describe the forms that such engagements have taken in our own research.
Author(s): MacKinnon D; Derickson KD
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Annals of the Association of American Geographers
Print publication date: 01/03/2015
Online publication date: 02/03/2015
ISSN (print): 0004-5608
ISSN (electronic): 1467-8306
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