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Cholera in London and Urban Tree Canopy in Baltimore: Linking Science and Decision Making Through Patch Dynamics

J. Morgan Grove, Mary L. Cadenasso, Steward T. A. Pickett, Gary E. Machlis, and William R. Burch

in The Baltimore School of Urban Ecology: Space, Scale, and Time for the Study of Cities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300101133
eISBN:
9780300217865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101133.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter presents two examples to illustrate the utility of a patch dynamics approach for decision making: London's cholera epidemic of 1854 and Baltimore's urban tree canopy goal and ... More


Jigsaw cities: Big places, small spaces

Anne Power

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346599
eISBN:
9781447302636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346599.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Through a close look at major British cities, using Birmingham as a case study, the book explores the origins of Britain's acute urban decline and sprawling exodus; the reasons why ‘one size doesn't ... More


Transport in a sustainable urban future

Iain Docherty and Jon Shaw

in The Future of Sustainable Cities: Critical Reflections

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847426673
eISBN:
9781447305545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426673.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores debates over how the role of the car and related policy developments, including neoliberalism, new realism, and the competitiveness agenda, have shaped city transport systems ... More


The End(s) of Urban Ecology in the Global City

Andrew Newman

in Landscape of Discontent: Urban Sustainability in Immigrant Paris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816689620
eISBN:
9781452950686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689620.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 4 looks at what happens when environmentalism --and urban sustainability in particular-- becomes part of a language of power (and logic for policy) in major global city such as Paris. I show ... More


Beyond urban sustainability and urban resilience: towards a socially just future for London

Loretta Lees and Rob Imrie

in Sustainable London?: The future of a global city

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447310594
eISBN:
9781447310624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310594.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter discusses how sustainable development discourse is shifting towards the notion of resilience that seems more conservative than the concept of sustainability, and less likely to offer a ... More


Participatory Urban Planning

Andrew Rudd, Karen Malone, and M’Lis Bartlett

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0030
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines how integrated, participatory design and urban environmental education can enhance learning, ownership, agency, and long-term sustainability of place. Drawing on recent efforts ... More


Sustainable Cities

Martha C. Monroe, Arjen E. J. Wals, Hiromi Kobori, and Johanna Ekne

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter presents three cases that demonstrate a variety of interactions between residents and expert leaders in fostering sustainability innovations in cities. It looks at sustainable cities in ... More


Introduction

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny

Alex Russ, Marianne E. Krasny, Alex Russ, and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book explains how urban environmental education can promote urban sustainability, and more specifically how environmental educators can achieve educational, youth and community development as ... More


Landscape of Discontent: Urban Sustainability in Immigrant Paris

Andrew Newman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816689620
eISBN:
9781452950686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689620.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

On a rainy day in May 2007, the mayor of Paris inaugurated the Jardins d’Éole, a park whose completion was hailed internationally as an exemplar of sustainable urbanism. The park was the result of a ... More


Poets and Locomotives: Ecology and Politics on the Margins of Paris

Andrew Newman

in Landscape of Discontent: Urban Sustainability in Immigrant Paris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816689620
eISBN:
9781452950686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689620.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 1 examines how northeast Paris was historically produced as a distinct social, cultural, and even ecological zone in the city. As I show, even before becoming strongly identified as immigrant ... More


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