Barriers to and enablers of sustainable practices: insights from ethnic minority migrants
Lesley Head, Natascha Klocker, Olivia Dun, Gordon Waitt, Heather Goodall, Ikerne Aguirre-Bielschowsky, Ananth Gopal, Sophie-May Kerr, Fatemeh Nowroozipour, Tess Spaven, Stephanie Toole
LOCAL ENVIRONMENT | ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2021
Migration from the Global South to Global North is a major feature of contemporary population movements, and provides a lived experiment of the implications of moving from less resource-intensive modes of living towards more resource-intensive ones. Pre-migration practices come together in complex ways post-migration with established norms and infrastructures in destination countries. Here we examine the barriers to and enablers of sustainable practices, synthesising in-depth research from nine different studies in south-eastern Australia in relation to household water use, food growing and transport. The total sample includes 323 migrants from 33 countries. The main barriers include infrast..View full abstract
Awarded by Australian Research Council
The study was funded by the Australian Research Council (DP 140101165).