Redefining ecological trajectories: Paradigms and beyond

Proceedings of The 2nd International Conference on Social Science, Humanities and Education

Year: 2019


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Redefining ecological trajectories: Paradigms and beyond

Dipleena Saikia



This paper is an attempt to analyse the onset of the issue of ecological paradigm and how it is context specific. The paradox of the western dissent of ideas and the newer perspective which sheds light upon the spaces which were never discussed before; it enables a fresh perspective through the methodological approach of relational sociology. On the onset of Paradigms as ways of categorising stories into groups, this paper is an attempt at unfolding the limitations to the concept of an archtype through the eyes of a social phenomenon. It allows the paradox of ideas which holds on to the archtype nature of a concept to allow itself to negotiate through the process of parallel developments, infact open itself to a newer idea on its own.

Keywords: ecological paradigm, relational approach.