Show Summary Details

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD HANDBOOKS ONLINE (www.oxfordhandbooks.com). © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Handbooks Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 17 August 2019

Abstract and Keywords

Energy justice is a concept that describes and explains how issues of justice relate to energy systems. It draws on long-standing justice theory and is particularly elaborated within the environmental justice literature in relation to distributive, procedural, and recognition justice to explore the costs and benefits of energy systems. This chapter explores the two strands of literature that have emerged: one around the dynamics of energy consumption in terms of access and affordability and the second around the politics of energy production, largely in relation to infrastructure. It sets out an agenda for future research across three broad themes: connection and multiplicity, framing and discourses, and transitions and responsibility.

Keywords: energy justice, distribution, procedure, recognition, production, infrastructure, consumption, access, low carbon transitions

Access to the complete content on Oxford Handbooks Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can''t find the answer there, please contact us.