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Repository Version Unravelling The Role Of Green Entrepreneurs In Urban Sustainability Transitions (2019)
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Gibbs, D., & Yu, Z. (in press). Repository Version Unravelling The Role Of Green Entrepreneurs In Urban Sustainability Transitions. Urban studies,

This paper aims to understand the role of green entrepreneurs in urban sustainability transitions. We propose an analytical framework combining transition approaches and green entrepreneurship from a relational lens. It includes four processes: emerg... Read More

Sustainability transitions and leapfrogging in latecomer cities : the development of solar thermal energy in Dezhou, China (2017)
Journal Article
Yu, Z., & Gibbs, D. (2018). Sustainability transitions and leapfrogging in latecomer cities : the development of solar thermal energy in Dezhou, China. Regional studies, 52(1), 68-79. https://doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2016.1260706

Sustainability transitions in cities in emerging economic contexts are rarely addressed. The paper addresses this issue by investigating the drivers and barriers in the diffusion of solar thermal energy in two Chinese cities, Dezhou and Beijing. The... Read More

Future green economies and regional development: a research agenda (2016)
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Gibbs, D., & O’Neill, K. (2017). Future green economies and regional development: a research agenda. Regional studies, 51(1), 161-173. https://doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2016.1255719

The past thirty years have seen an explosion of interest and concern over the detrimental impacts of economic and industrial development. Despite this, the environmental agenda has not featured substantially in the regional studies literature. This p... Read More

Rethinking green entrepreneurship - fluid narratives of the green economy (2016)
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O'Neill, K., & Gibbs, D. (2016). Rethinking green entrepreneurship - fluid narratives of the green economy. Environment & planning. A, 48(9), 1727-1749. https://doi.org/10.1177/0308518X16650453

Green entrepreneurs have been seen as key drivers for a transition to a green economy. However, there has been limited in-depth qualitative empirical research with green entrepreneurs to date, focusing instead on typologies categorising certain ‘type... Read More

Building a green economy? Sustainability transitions in the UK building sector (2015)
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Gibbs, D., & O'Neill, K. (2015). Building a green economy? Sustainability transitions in the UK building sector. Geoforum, 59(February), 133-141. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2014.12.004

This paper explores the interest by policy makers to encourage and develop a green economy, with a particular focus on UK government attempts to engender a shift in the mainstream building and construction sector towards adopting green building metho... Read More

Rethinking sociotechnical transitions and green entrepreneurship : the potential for transformative change in the green building sector (2014)
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O'Neill, K., & Gibbs, D. (2014). Rethinking sociotechnical transitions and green entrepreneurship : the potential for transformative change in the green building sector. Environment & planning. A, 46(5), 1088-1107. https://doi.org/10.1068/a46259

This paper explores the development of green entrepreneurship and its potential role in transformative change towards a green economy. It achieves this through a study of the green building sector in England and Wales, based on qualitative empirical... Read More

Towards a sustainable economy? Socio-technical transitions in the green building sector (2013)
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O'Neill, K., & Gibbs, D. (2014). Towards a sustainable economy? Socio-technical transitions in the green building sector. Local environment, 19(6), 572-590. https://doi.org/10.1080/13549839.2013.818954

Making the transition to a green economy is a major policy driver in the UK and other countries. Entrepreneurs are suggested as being at the forefront of this transition and as a driving force for sustainability. These “green entrepreneurs” may repre... Read More

Biopower, genetics and livestock breeding: (re)constituting animal populations and heterogeneous biosocial collectivities (2009)
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Holloway, L., Morris, C., Gilna, B., & Gibbs, D. (2009). Biopower, genetics and livestock breeding: (re)constituting animal populations and heterogeneous biosocial collectivities. Transactions - Institute of British Geographers, 34(3), 394-407. doi:10.1111/j.1475-5661.2009.00347.x

Genetic techniques have become increasingly prevalent in livestock breeding, associated with new types of knowledge-practice and changes in the institutional and geographical relationships related to animal husbandry. This paper examines the value of... Read More