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Chapter 6 The Challenges of Changing the Paradigms, Regimes and Structures of Low Carbon Mobility

DOI: 10.23912/978-1-910158-64-7-3305

ISBN: 978-1-910158-64-7

Published: November 2016

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Published in: Low Carbon Mobility Transitions

Parent DOI: 10.23912/978-1-910158-64-7-2847



The chapter provides an introduction to some of the issues associated with enabling low carbon mobility transitions. It first discusses issues of regime change and transition and highlights the need for specific types of transition. It is argued that the nature of desired regime change appears to inherently require the involvement of the state and therefore this also raises significant issues of policy change and learning. The chapter then discusses the complexity of multi-scale transitions and the extent to which this raises issues of agency and structure, with emphasis on the capability to enable transition and positive change itself being related to different framing of policy interventions and learning. The chapter then concludes by noting the limitations of capacities to enable low carbon mobility transitions without there being third degree policy learning and major paradigm change.

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Hall, C.M. (2016) "Chapter 6 The Challenges of Changing the Paradigms, Regimes and Structures of Low Carbon Mobility" In: Hopkins, D. & Higham, J. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/978-1-910158-64-7-3305


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