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Christine Jill Winter

University of Otago

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Dr Winter is senior lecturer in environmental, climate change, multispecies and indigenous politics. Her research focuses on the ways in which political theory, and particularly theories of justice, continue to perpetuate injustice for some Peoples (and more specifically for Māori) and the environment. She developed a decolonial critique of intergenerational justice in The Subjects of Intergenerational Justice: Indigenous philosophy, the environment, and relationships (2022 Routlege). She is currently engaged with decolonial framings for the political theories of multispecies, environmental, climate and planetary justice, the planetary boundaries.

Country(ies) of Specialty

Australia New Zealand

Focus areas of expertise

Climate policy and politics Climate Justice Indigenous studies

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Winter, Christine J. (2022) “The Subjects of Intergenerational Justice: Indigenous philosophy, the environment and relationships.” London, Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/Subjects-of-Intergenerational-Justice-Indigenous-Philosophy-the-Environment/Winter/p/book/9780367551476


Celermajer, Danielle, and Christine J. Winter. “Fables for the Anthropocene: Illuminating Other Stories for Being Human in an Age of Planetary Turmoil.” Environmental Philosophy 19.2 (2022): 163-190.

Winter, Christine J. “Introduction: What’s the value of multispecies justice?.” Environmental Politics 31.2 (2022): 251-257.

Winter, Christine J. “Disaster? No surprise.” Environmental Politics 31.1 (2022): 70-88.

Winter, C.J. (2021). Subjects of Intergenerational Justice: Indigenous Philosophy, the Environment and Relationships (1st ed.). Routledge.

Winter, C.J. (2021) “A Seat at the Table: Te Awa Tupua, Te Urewera, Taranaki Maunga & Politcal Representation.” Borderlands Vol 20, No 1, 2021.

Celermajer, D., Schlosberg, D., Rickards, L., Stewart-Harawira, M., Thaler, M., Tschakert, P., Verlie, B. and Winter, C. (2021). “Multispecies justice: theories, challenges, and a research agenda for environmental politics,” Environmental Politics 30 (1-2), 119-140.

Tschakert, P., Schlosberg, D., Celermajer, D., Rickards, L., Winter, C., Thaler, M., Stewart-Harawira, M., Verlie, B. (2021) “Multispecies Justice: Climate-just futures with, for and beyond humans. WIREs Climate Change,” Vol 12, Issue 2, pp.

Fishel, Stefanie, Christine J. Winter, and Anthony Burke. “Between Ecology and Indigeneity.” Borderlands Journal 20.1 (2021): 1-10.

Winter, C.J. (2020). “Does time colonise intergenerational environmental justice theory?,” Environmental Politics, Volume 29, Issue 2, pp 278-296,

Winter, C. J. (2020) “Disaster! No Surprise.” Environmental Politics. December 27, 2020.

Winter, C.J. (2019). “Decolonising Dignity for Inclusive Democracy.” Environmental Values, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 9-30.