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Professor Pauline Deutz


Circularity as Alterity? Untangling Circuits of Value in the Social Enterprise–Led Local Development of the Circular Economy (2021)
Journal Article
Lekan, M., Jonas, A. E., & Deutz, P. (2021). Circularity as Alterity? Untangling Circuits of Value in the Social Enterprise–Led Local Development of the Circular Economy. Economic geography, 97(3), 257-283. https://doi.org/10.1080/00130095.2021.1931109

In recent years, the circular economy (CE) paradigm has emerged as a mainstream policy discourse having the potential to disrupt linear economic development pathways by extracting and retaining the maximum value from existing resources through their... Read More about Circularity as Alterity? Untangling Circuits of Value in the Social Enterprise–Led Local Development of the Circular Economy.

Advancing the Circular Economy in Public Sector Organisations: Employees’ Perspectives on Practices (2021)
Journal Article
Klein, N., Ramos, T. B., & Deutz, P. (in press). Advancing the Circular Economy in Public Sector Organisations: Employees’ Perspectives on Practices. Circular Economy and Sustainability, https://doi.org/10.1007/s43615-021-00044-x

Circular economy (CE) is a concept that is gaining attention as an approach to help accelerate the transition towards sustainability. Research has focused on the adoption of CE practices in the business sector while the adoption within public sector... Read More about Advancing the Circular Economy in Public Sector Organisations: Employees’ Perspectives on Practices.

Repairing the circular economy: Public perception and participant profile of the repair economy in Hull, UK (2021)
Journal Article
Rogers, H. A., Deutz, P., & Ramos, T. B. (2021). Repairing the circular economy: Public perception and participant profile of the repair economy in Hull, UK. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 168, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2021.105447

Repair is an essential aspect of circular economy (CE) strategies to extend the life of products and materials, and has further been suggested as a key sector to benefit from employment through CE transitions. At the same time, CE narratives around r... Read More about Repairing the circular economy: Public perception and participant profile of the repair economy in Hull, UK.

Industrial restructuring through eco-transformation: Green industrial transfer in Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan, Hunan Province (2020)
Journal Article
Deng, B., Affolderbach, J., & Deutz, P. (2020). Industrial restructuring through eco-transformation: Green industrial transfer in Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan, Hunan Province. Sustainability, 12(17), https://doi.org/10.3390/SU12176945

As industrial activities account for a large part of environmental degradation and carbon emissions in China, the geographic location of industries significantly shapes the environmental performance and quality of life of surrounding areas. Since the... Read More about Industrial restructuring through eco-transformation: Green industrial transfer in Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan, Hunan Province.

Single-Step extraction-esterification process to produce Biodiesel from Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) using microwave heating: a circular economy approach to making use of a difficult waste product. (2020)
Journal Article
Davies, E., Deutz, P., & Zein, S. H. (in press). Single-Step extraction-esterification process to produce Biodiesel from Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) using microwave heating: a circular economy approach to making use of a difficult waste product. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13399-020-00856-1

This investigation explores single step biodiesel synthesis using Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) as a feedstock. Normally considered a waste product from the extraction process of palm oil, POME treatment is difficult and can cause significant environ... Read More about Single-Step extraction-esterification process to produce Biodiesel from Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) using microwave heating: a circular economy approach to making use of a difficult waste product..

Circular economy practices and strategies in public sector organizations: An integrative review (2020)
Journal Article
Klein, N., Ramos, T. B., & Deutz, P. (2020). Circular economy practices and strategies in public sector organizations: An integrative review. Sustainability, 12(10), https://doi.org/10.3390/su12104181

The concept of the Circular Economy (CE) is an increasingly attractive approach to tackling current sustainability challenges and facilitating a shift away from the linear “take-make-use-dispose” model of production and consumption. The public sector... Read More about Circular economy practices and strategies in public sector organizations: An integrative review.

Climate pioneership and leadership in structurally disadvantaged maritime port cities (2018)
Journal Article
Wurzel, R. K., Moulton, J. F., Osthorst, W., Mederake, L., Deutz, P., & Jonas, A. E. (2019). Climate pioneership and leadership in structurally disadvantaged maritime port cities. Environmental Politics, 28(1), 146-166. https://doi.org/10.1080/09644016.2019.1522039

© 2018, © 2018 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Innovative climate governance in small-to-medium-sized structurally disadvantaged cities (SDCs) are assessed. Considering their deeply ingrained severe economic and social proble... Read More about Climate pioneership and leadership in structurally disadvantaged maritime port cities.

Oil palm cultivation as a development vehicle: Exploring the trade-offs for smallholders in East Malaysia (2017)
Book Chapter
Majid Cooke, F., Hezri, A. A., Azmi, R., Morent Mukit, R., Jensen, P. D., & Deutz, P. (2017). Oil palm cultivation as a development vehicle: Exploring the trade-offs for smallholders in East Malaysia. In A. McGregor, L. Law, & F. Miller (Eds.), Routledge handbook of Southeast Asian development (330-341). London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315726106-29

This chapter examines the decision to cultivate oil palm under the different conditions that independent smallholders experience in the East Malaysian oil palm frontier. It provides a different context in which oil palm is produced, a setting grappli... Read More about Oil palm cultivation as a development vehicle: Exploring the trade-offs for smallholders in East Malaysia.

Archaeological tourism : a creative approach (2017)
Journal Article
Ross, D., Saxena, G., Correia, F., & Deutz, P. (2017). Archaeological tourism : a creative approach. Annals of Tourism Research, 67, 37-47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2017.08.001

This theoretical paper conceptualises the role of tourism providers in facilitating creative tourism experiences by focusing on their ingenious enterprise, which we argue can help capture the tourism potential of intangible archaeological heritage. I... Read More about Archaeological tourism : a creative approach.

Resource recovery and remediation of highly alkaline residues : a political-industrial ecology approach to building a circular economy (2017)
Journal Article
Deutz, P., Baxter, H., Gibbs, D., Mayes, W. M., & Gomes, H. I. (2017). Resource recovery and remediation of highly alkaline residues : a political-industrial ecology approach to building a circular economy. Geoforum, 85, 336-344. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2017.03.021

Highly alkaline industrial residues (e.g., steel slag, bauxite processing residue (red mud) and ash from coal combustion) have been identified as stocks of potentially valuable metals. Technological change has created demand for metals, such as vanad... Read More about Resource recovery and remediation of highly alkaline residues : a political-industrial ecology approach to building a circular economy.