Volume 95, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0025-9454
  • E-ISSN: 1876-2816



This article explores two parallel strategies that could enhance a shift towards becoming a sustainable society. Such a transition requires major changes in lifestyle and coexistence and can only be achieved with extensive public support. We argue that innovative practices of democratic deliberation and strengthening a (g)local gaze could generate such much needed public support because they both involve citizens as critical co-creators in tangible processes of change. Both strategies depart from the everyday life-world experiences of people in their own living environments but also challenge them to resituate their personal concerns in broader planetary perspectives.


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  • Article Type: Research Article
Keyword(s): deliberation; glocal; local; public support; sustainability

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