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Sharing Society: Reclaiming the City

Duncan McLaren and Julian Agyeman

in Sharing Cities: A Case for Truly Smart and Sustainable Cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029728
eISBN:
9780262329705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029728.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 4 explores the scope for the sharing city to enhance equity and social justice. It situates the sharing paradigm in contemporary theories of justice, with particular reference to just ... More


Environmental Justice: Making Policy, One Skirmish at a Time

Karen Baehler

in Conceptual Innovation in Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036580
eISBN:
9780262341585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036580.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Environmental justice refers to both a concept and a social movement that originally spun off from the American civil rights establishment in the 1980s. The core idea focuses on the now ... More


Laboratorization and the “Green” Rebuilding of New Orleans’s Lower Ninth Ward

Barbara L. Allen

in The Neoliberal Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, Late Capitalism, and the Remaking of New Orleans

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673247
eISBN:
9781452946962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673247.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the technological transformation of the flood-damaged Holy Cross, a subdistrict of the Lower Ninth Ward neighborhood in New Orleans, after Hurricane Katrina. Using insights ... More


Case Study: Amsterdam

Duncan McLaren and Julian Agyeman

in Sharing Cities: A Case for Truly Smart and Sustainable Cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029728
eISBN:
9780262329705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029728.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The case study explores how Amsterdam’s communitarian culture based in its history of collaborative construction of canals and dykes is reflected in the modern city and its adoption of sharing ... More


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