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Towards a new politics of urban sustainability

John Flint and Mike Raco

in The Future of Sustainable Cities: Critical Reflections

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847426673
eISBN:
9781447305545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426673.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter argues that the economic crisis has resulted in an intensification of the tensions and dilemmas surrounding urban sustainability thinking and practice. There have been two contrasting ... More


Introduction

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny

Alex Russ, Marianne E. Krasny, Alex Russ, and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book explains how urban environmental education can promote urban sustainability, and more specifically how environmental educators can achieve educational, youth and community development as ... More


Sustainable Campuses

Scott Ashmann, Felix Pohl, and Dave Barbier

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0016
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines sustainable urban campuses and their impact on their students and local communities. It also considers elements of green infrastructure, learning, and community through the lens ... More


Urban Environmental Education Review

Alex Russ (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book explores how environmental education can contribute to urban sustainability. Urban environmental education includes any practices that create learning opportunities to foster individual and ... More


Urban Digital Storytelling

Maria Daskolia, Giuliana Dettori, and Raul P. Lejano

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0029
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter considers how the potential of digital storytelling can be harnessed as a tool for teaching and learning about the environment and sustainability in formal and nonformal urban education ... More


Citizen Sensing in the Smart and Sustainable City: From Environments to Environmentality

Jennifer Gabrys

in Program Earth: Environmental Sensing Technology and the Making of a Computational Planet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816693122
eISBN:
9781452954356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693122.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The chapter traverses an array of urban sensing and smart cities projects to consider how this emerging and speculative field is materializing. Chapter seven focuses specifically on questions of ... More


Situating Sustainability against Displacement: Building Campus-Community Collaboratives for Environmental Justice from the Ground Up

Giovanna Di Chiro and Laura Rigell

in Sustainability: Approaches to Environmental Justice and Social Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479894567
eISBN:
9781479822447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479894567.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Based on an account of an ongoing campus-community collaboration between students and faculty at Swarthmore College and community leaders in North Philadelphia, this chapter discusses a critical ... More


Trust and Collaborative Governance

Marc J. Stern and Alexander Hellquist

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter explores the relationship between urban environmental education programs and urban environmental governance in light of the “deliberative turn”—a shift away from “government” toward ... More


Participatory Urban Planning

Andrew Rudd, Karen Malone, and M’Lis Bartlett

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0030
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines how integrated, participatory design and urban environmental education can enhance learning, ownership, agency, and long-term sustainability of place. Drawing on recent efforts ... More


Environmental Governance

Marianne E. Krasny, Erika S. Svendsen, Cecil Konijnendijk van den Bosch, Johan Enqvist, and Alex Russ

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter explores the relationship between environmental governance and urban environmental education. It first provides an overview of environmental governance and governance networks before ... More


Educational Trends

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0031
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses five trends related to urban environmental education: City as Classroom, Problem Solving, Environmental Stewardship, Individual and Community Development, and City as ... More


Adventure Education

Denise Mitten, Lewis Ting On Cheung, Wanglin Yan, and Robert Withrow-Clark

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0025
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines the benefits of adventure education and of pairing adventure and environmental education in urban environments. By participating in outdoor activities, people learn about their ... More


Positive Youth Development

Tania M. Schusler, Jacqueline Davis-Manigaulte, and Amy Cutter-Mackenzie

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0018
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines the relationship between urban environmental education and positive youth development. It first defines positive youth development and applies it to environmental education ... More


Cities as Opportunities

Daniel Fonseca de Andrade, Soul Shava, and Sanskriti Menon

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses the notion of “cities as opportunities,” drawing on urban experiences lived in the broader geopolitical context of the Global South. It shows that different countries and ... More


Community Assets

Marianne E. Krasny, Simon Beames, and Shorna B. Allred

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines how urban environmental education can strengthen communities and enhance environmental quality in cities by focusing on three community assets—social capital, sense of ... More


Nature in the City: Bengaluru in the Past, Present, and Future

Harini Nagendra

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199465927
eISBN:
9780199087105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465927.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment, Urban and Rural Studies

In rapidly urbanizing India, cities are places of conflict between people and nature. What is the future for conservation in Indian cities? Nature in the City examines the past, present, and future ... More


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