Minna Kanerva

Minna Kanerva
Universität Bremen | Uni Bremen

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
Minna Kanerva currently works at the University of Bremen. She does research in Sustainability, mostly via qualitative methods. Her most recent publication is her PhD thesis.
Additional affiliations
January 2014 - present
Maastricht University
Position
  • Researcher
January 2011 - present
Universität Bremen
Position
  • Researcher

Publications

Publications (24)
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Consumer policy must address the unsustainability of consumption which now threatens consumer safety in the form of the climate and ecological crises. Arguably, only strong sustainable consumption governance methods can bring about changes at the scale and speed required. This article discusses one emerging policy tool within strong governance, nam...
Book
Social practice theories help challenge the often hidden paradigms, worldviews and values at the basis of many unsustainable practices. However, practice theoretical research can also struggle to provide useful results for policymaking. Connected to social practices, discourses and their boundaries define what is seen as possible, what the range of...
Thesis
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Social practice theories help challenge the often hidden paradigms, worldviews and values at the basis of many unsustainable practices. However, practice theoretical research can struggle to provide effective results for policymaking. Connected to social practices, discourses and their boundaries define what is seen as possible, what the range of i...
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Social practice theories help to challenge the often hidden paradigms, worldviews, and values at the basis of many unsustainable practices. Discourses and their boundaries define what is seen as possible, as well as the range of issues and their solutions. By exploring the connections between practices and discourses, Minna Kanerva develops a conce...
Article
Social practice theories help challenge the often hidden paradigms, worldviews and values at the basis of many unsustainable practices. However, practice theoretical research can also struggle to provide useful results for policymaking. Connected to social practices, discourses and their boundaries define what is seen as possible, what the range of...
Chapter
In our modern society, meat is no longer an indisputable symbol of prosperity but is associated with its various impacts on the environment and health. Against this background, this anthology addresses questions relating to animal husbandry, and the production and consumption of meat, plus the debate on meat in society and alternatives to it, such...
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Environmental innovation is an essential part of a knowledge based economy, as environmental innovation makes economies more efficient by encouraging and facilitating the use of fewer material or energy inputs per unit of output. In this respect, environmental innovation replaces material inputs with knowledge. Environmental innovation should also...
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Nano science and technology (nano S&T) has potential to change our lives for the better, but at the same time, it causes also a significant amount of concern in terms of related health, environmental, ethical and societal risks. It is increasingly recognized that addressing these concerns requires appropriate governance of nano S&T, which should ar...