Ecological Crisis, Sustainability & Social Worlds: Developing a Critical Agenda

  • Susana Batel Instituto Universitário De Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Cis-IUL, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Matthew Adams University of Brighton


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Author Biographies

Susana Batel, Instituto Universitário De Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Cis-IUL, Lisboa, Portugal

SUSANA BATEL is currently a post-doctoral researcher at the Center for Social Research and Intervention of the University Institute of Lisbon (Cis, ISCTE-IUL), with a fellowship granted by the Portuguese Science Foundation. She is also a visiting fellow at the University of Exeter and at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences, UK. Her research has been adopting a critical perspective to look at the relation between re-presentation, identities, power, discourse and communication, and social change, namely regarding public participation in environmental issues, and renewable energy and associated technologies. Her research interests also include current conceptions and analyses of collective action within Social Psychology, and their relation with different democratic practices. She has been an Associate Editor of the journal Papers on Social Representations since 2013.

Matthew Adams, University of Brighton

MATTHEW ADAMS is Principal Lecturer in Psychology in the School of Applied Social Science, University of Brighton. In recent years his work has been dedicated to developing critical, social and psychosocial perspectives on a range of issues relating to ecological crisis, climate change, sustainable and ethical consumption and nature-connectedness. His most recent book is Ecological crisis, sustainability & the psychosocial: Beyond behaviour change (Palgrave, 2016).