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How Green Became Good: Urbanized Nature and the Making of Cities and Citizens

Hillary Angelo

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226738994
eISBN:
9780226739182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226739182.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book offers a sociological explanation of urban greening as a contemporary global phenomenon, and of widespread perceptions of green as a “good” for cities. Urban-environmental scholarship ... More


Building an Urban Future through Nature

Hillary Angelo

in How Green Became Good: Urbanized Nature and the Making of Cities and Citizens

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226738994
eISBN:
9780226739182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226739182.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Chapter 2 shows how urbanized nature was put to work, materially, through the construction of garden cities in the Ruhr, focusing on Krupp’s Margarethenhöhe in Essen. While the colonies provided ... More


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