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Introduction: Imagining the Edgy City

Loren Kruger

in Imagining the Edgy City: Writing, Performing, and Building Johannesburg

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199321902
eISBN:
9780199369270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199321902.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, World Literature

The introduction engages urban theories both global and local, including Mumford’s urban scenes, Lefebvre’s structures of enchantment, Weber’s de-enchantment, Certeau’s pedestrian enunciations, ... More


City as Ecosystem: Changing Form, Function, and Governance of Urban Socio-Nature

Lindsay K. Campbell

in City of Forests, City of Farms: Sustainability Planning for New York City's Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501707506
eISBN:
9781501714795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707506.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This 5,000 word chapter brings together the political, discursive, and material threads to consider the “city of forests” and “city of farms” as two different assemblages. It explores these pieces of ... More


Introduction: The Sustainable Development Conundrum

Eve Z. Bratman

in Governing the Rainforest: Sustainable Development Politics in the Brazilian Amazon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190949389
eISBN:
9780190949419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949389.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, International Relations and Politics

The introductory chapter highlights the significance of studying sustainable development, introducing it as a concept that significantly marks approaches to environmental protection, economic growth, ... More


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