Open Access (free)
A social representation of scientific expertise

important role in the film, Gore evidently recognised, like Dewey, that public mobilisation requires climate change to be made meaningful, not abstract, by manipulating both cognitions and emotions (Beattie et al., 2011) so that ‘enough people lock into the same narrative and connect the dots and feel the danger facing their children’ (Bates and Goodell, 2007). The emergence of scientific knowledge about climate change has given rise to ‘an impersonal, apolitical, and universal imaginary of climate change’ that has taken over from ‘normative imaginations of human actors

in Science and the politics of openness
Open Access (free)
Recognition, Vulnerability and the International

others’ vulnerability, interrogating our adoption of values that silence and our complicity in structures that oppress. This approach is alive to the revisability embedded in the very structure of the word ‘re-cognition’, which implies the need to come to know again (and again), highlighting the uncertainty and contingency that attends any struggle for justice (Rose 1981 : 71

in Recognition and Global Politics

commitments, some of which might conflict with those of other collectivities. Governments recognize one another; to be a political entity without recognition by others of that status is to be excluded from entire spheres of political interaction, access and influence. Recognition is, quite literally, re-cognition – to know again, and by that

in Recognition and Global Politics
Open Access (free)
Religion and spirituality in environmental direct action

terms of lifestyle and forms of action, is necessary in order to save the planet from environmental destruction. Action, healing and ceremony Religion is not just about the cognition and articulation of certain beliefs and values; it is also about action. Similarly, activities within the environmental direct action movement of the 1990s also served to confirm and validate key movement meanings. Here we explore three different kinds of action in this way: healing, worship and celebration, and direct action protest itself. Healing Gatherings attended by activists tended

in Changing anarchism
Open Access (free)
Evil, Genocide and the Limits of Recognition

ontological characteristics. Arendt's relationship to current variants of recognition theory is contentious (see Markell 2003 ). While recognition is typically cast as a matter of undistorted cognition of the particular socially embedded identities carried by self and other, Arendt takes a dim view of any theoretical subordination of the political to identity, above all when identity

in Recognition and Global Politics