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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


Juxtaposing Urban Forestry and Agriculture in the PlaNYC Era

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/9781501707506.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The introduction begins with the question of why urban forestry was central to Bloomberg’s sustainability plan but urban agriculture was absent. It places PlaNYC in the context of the rise of ... More


The Post-Politics of Sustainability Planning:: Privatisation and the Demise of Democratic Government

Mike Raco

in The Post-Political and Its Discontents: Spaces of Depoliticization, Spectres of Radical Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748682973
eISBN:
9781474406475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682973.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the legacies of privatisation in key welfare sectors in the UK, and the structural limits that Public Private Partnerships and Private Finance Initiatives place on their ... More


Creating Planyc: The Politics of Urban Sustainability Planning

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/9781501707506.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter two examines the politics of PlaNYC agenda-setting, revealing the key actors involved in creating the plan, including the mayor, city agencies, and local civil society groups. In particular, ... More


Collaborative Watershed Partnerships in the Epoch of Sustainability

Mark Lubell, William D. Leach, and Paul A. Sabatier

in Toward Sustainable Communities: Transition and Transformations in Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262134927
eISBN:
9780262255523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262134927.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter summarizes the current state of knowledge about the factors influencing the success of watershed partnerships. It begins by discussing a conceptual framework for watershed partnerships ... More


Adapting to the future: vulnerable bodies, resilient practices

Deirdre Heddon and Sue Porter

in The Impact of Co-Production: From Community Engagement To Social Justice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447330288
eISBN:
9781447330332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330288.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter examines the ‘Walking Interconnections: Performing conversations of sustainability’ project and focuses on the potential contributions of disabled people to sustainability planning. It ... More


Cities on the Front Lines

Joan Fitzgerald

in Greenovation: Urban Leadership on Climate Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190695514
eISBN:
9780190938345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695514.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Environmental Politics

This chapter first sets out the book’s purpose, which is to take readers on a tour of greenovating cities in North America and Europe, exploring their strategies and successes, along with the ... More


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