Researching nannagogy: a case study celebrating women in their prime crafting eco-activism

Larri, Larraine Joy (2021) Researching nannagogy: a case study celebrating women in their prime crafting eco-activism. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

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Larraine Larri investigated the educative mechanisms for transformative action addressing political stasis on climate change within the Australian Knitting Nannas environmental activist movement. Using a transdisciplinary approach, the study addressed a lacuna in older women's environmental activist learning by identifying dynamics of situated, experiential, and social transformative learning.

Item ID: 75411
Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: active ageing, activism, coal seam gas, ecofeminism, environmental adult education, fracking, Frackman, informal learning, knitting nannas against gas, knitting nannas, lifelong learning, nannagogy, post-structuralism, social movement learning
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Copyright Information: Copyright © 2021 Larraine Joy Larri.
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Two publications arising from this thesis are stored in ResearchOnline@JCU, at the time of processing. Please see the Related URLs. The publications are:

Larri, Larraine J., and Newlands, Maxine (2017) Knitting Nannas and Frackman: a gender analysis of Australian anti-coal seam gas documentaries (CSG) and implications for environmental adult Education. Journal of Environmental Education, 48 (1). pp. 35-45.

Larri, Larraine, and Whitehouse, Hilary (2019) Nannagogy: social movement learning for older women's activism in the gas fields of Australia. Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 59 (1). pp. 27-52.

Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2022 03:31
FoR Codes: 44 HUMAN SOCIETY > 4410 Sociology > 441002 Environmental sociology @ 34%
39 EDUCATION > 3903 Education systems > 390301 Continuing and community education @ 33%
44 HUMAN SOCIETY > 4405 Gender studies > 440503 Feminist theory @ 33%
SEO Codes: 19 ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY, CLIMATE CHANGE AND NATURAL HAZARDS > 1902 Environmental policy, legislation and standards > 190203 Environmental education and awareness @ 50%
16 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 1601 Learner and learning > 160104 Professional development and adult education @ 50%
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