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General Information
    • ISSN: 2382-6185
    • Frequency: Quarterly (2015-2016); semiyearly (Since 2017)
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJKE
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Chen-Huei Chou
    • Executive Editor: Ms. Nina Lee
    • Indexed by: Google Scholar, Crossref, ProQuest
    • E-mail: ijke@ejournal.net
Editor-in-chief
Prof. Chen-Huei Chou
College of Charleston, SC, USA
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJKE. I will do my best to help develop this journal better.
IJKE 2016 Vol.2(4): 187-191 ISSN: 2382-6185
doi: 10.18178/ijke.2016.2.4.077

Scientific Culture, Power and Sustainability in Environmental Intervention Schemes

J. Andrés Domínguez-Gómez and Fernando Relinque-Medina
Abstract—The lack of real integration between the different dimensions of sustainability is highlighted in the literature as one of the main hindrances to lessening the environmental risks and impacts of large-scale development projects. This paper discusses a hypothesis concerning the problems of integration between the different dimensions of sustainability in socio-environmental research into such projects. Differences in modes of knowledge production and the relationships of these with prevailing social positions constitute the crux of the argument. Endeavours to improve translational knowledge and mixed research methodologies (seeking the semi-standardization of research processes) are put forward as approaches to overcoming the above-mentioned obstacles.

Index Terms—Socio-environmental impact assessment, sustainability, translational knowledge.

The authors are with University of Huelva, Spain (e-mail: andres.dominguez@eismethods.com, fernando.relinque@pi.uhu.es).

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Cite: J. Andrés Domínguez-Gómez and Fernando Relinque-Medina, "Scientific Culture, Power and Sustainability in Environmental Intervention Schemes," International Journal of Knowledge Engineering vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 187-191, 2016.

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