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No power without knowledge: A discursive subjectivities approach to investigate climate-induced (Im)mobility and wellbeing

Ayeb-Karlsson, S; (2020) No power without knowledge: A discursive subjectivities approach to investigate climate-induced (Im)mobility and wellbeing. Social Sciences , 9 (6) , Article 103. 10.3390/SOCSCI9060103. Green open access

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Abstract

During the last few decades we have seen a rapid growth in the body of literature on climate-induced human mobility or environmental migration. Meanwhile, in-depth people-centred studies investigating people's (im)mobility decision-making as a highly complex and sociopsychological process are scarce. This is problematic as human decision-making behaviour and responses-including their success or failure-closely align with people's wellbeing status. In this article, elaborations around why these under-representations of research narratives and existing methods will guide us towards a solution. The article proposes a conceptual model to help fill this gap that is inspired by Michel Foucault's power and knowledge relationship and discursive subjectivities. The conceptual idea introduced by the article offers as a replicable approach and potential way forward that can support widening empirical research in the area of climate-induced (im)mobility decision-making and wellbeing.

Type: Article
Title: No power without knowledge: A discursive subjectivities approach to investigate climate-induced (Im)mobility and wellbeing
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.3390/SOCSCI9060103
Publisher version: https://doi.org/10.3390/socsci9060103
Language: English
Additional information: © 2022 MDPI. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
Keywords: Keywords: climate change; decision-making; discipline and punishment; migration; non-economic loss and damage; human mobility; immobility; subjectivities; sustainable wellbeing; trapped populations
UCL classification: UCL
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UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of Maths and Physical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of Maths and Physical Sciences > Inst for Risk and Disaster Reduction
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10141514
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