What Do You Mean When You Show and Say This? Where Does It Take You?

  • Lorenzo Natali
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Green Criminology book series (PSGC)


This chapter describes how coming into contact with the narratives of environmental victims—promoted by the use of photography—helps to develop different forms of reflexivity also useful for imagining and confronting the present environmental crisis. This challenge cannot really be undertaken without developing an active listening attitude towards the voices of lay people (“folk voices”), enhancing depth and complexity, visual imagination, the ability to dream, differently shaped ideas, new words and languages, and new ways of “taking care.”


Case study Naturalistic generalization Folk green criminology Photo elicitation Photographic images 


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  • Lorenzo Natali
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  1. 1.Department of Sociology and Social ResearchUniversity of Milano-BicoccaMilanItaly

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