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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


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


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


To Watch and Be Watched: Urban Design, Vigilance, and Contested Streets

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/9780816689620.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 5 examines how group of various groups concerned citizens are increasingly adopting the surveillance and watching role traditionally used by state authorities. Such vigilance is a ... More


Conclusion

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/9780816689620.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The conclusion not only synthesizes the major points about, but argues that urban anthropology (and urban ethnography more broadly) has hitherto neglected the symbolic and practical importance of ... More


Cultivating the Republic?: Parks, Gardens, and Youth

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/9780816689620.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 3 examines how ideas of about nature and the environment infuse the way that citizenship is talked about, lived, and contested in northeast Paris. I focus on urban parks, urban gardeners and ... More


Space, Style, and Grassroots Strategy in the Éole Mobilization

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/9780816689620.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 2 tells the story of group of activists who successfully fought to transform a brownfield into a 27 million dollar, 4 hectare city park that was Paris’ first sustainable green space. The ... More


The Political Life of Small Urban Spaces

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/9780816689620.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 6 rethinks the political important of public spaces in cities. Instead of past approaches, which see public space as important as stage for free speech by social movements, this chapter cites ... More


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