Essays about: "Transition Towns"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the words Transition Towns.

  1. 1. Assessing the governance capacity to implement resource-oriented sanitation and waste management systems in urban areas of Latin America and the Caribbean : a case study of the town of Chía, Colombia

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Mónica Carlota García Aguilar; [2020]
    Keywords : environmental governance; resource recovery; organic waste; wastewater; circular economy; sustainable urban development;

    Abstract : Sustainable approaches for waste management and sanitation are key to deal with the environmental and health challenges that growing urbanization is creating around the world. Implementing systems that allow to reuse resources contained in the organic waste streams (OWS) is an approach that can bring many benefits, especially in low-medium income areas as the Latin American and Caribbean region, where excreta, wastewater, and waste are not properly managed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Stadsranden : ingenmanslandet eller det givande mötet

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Josephine Rosendahl; [2017]
    Keywords : stadsrand; mångfunktionella landskap; samband; stad och landsbygd; hållbar utveckling; planering; jordbruksmark;

    Abstract : Urbaniseringen har pågått i olika grad under lång tid och har under årens lopp diskuterats hur den ska regleras och styras upp. Svårigheten att ge alla möjlighet och plats i staden har lett till att städerna har fått växa och breda ut sig och jordbruksmarken och det befintliga landskapet har fått ge vika. READ MORE

  3. 3. Adoption of Place-based Learning in a Rural Primary Government School in India

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Deepti Bhat; [2016]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : There is a growing body of research internationally on place-based learning (PBL) and its contribution to the development of connectedness to the local place, enhancement of ecological awareness and its overall impact on learning. This research conducted in two government primary schools in two different villages situated in the state of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu provides insights into the possibilities for the adoption of PBL in rural schools in India. READ MORE

  4. 4. A More Just Way of Living For Everybody? Stories of Language, Privilege, and a Transition Towns Movement in Eastern Canada

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Lucia Bardos; [2015]
    Keywords : Language; Transition Towns; Transition Movement; Privilege; Epistemology; Coalition Politics; Feminist Theory; Social Sciences; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : In this thesis I explore the relationship between the transition movement and social and ecological justice. Through a case study of Transition Guelph (TG), a transition town in Ontario, Canada, I discuss how TG creates a language based on binary concepts embedded in unequal power relations, and how this language informs their actions and activism. READ MORE

  5. 5. “The future will be local.” Omställning Sverige – the transition towns movement in Sweden : from local communities to counter-hegemony?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Maria Franziska Pühringer; [2013]
    Keywords : Transition Towns Movement; Omställning Sverige; Sweden; Stockholm; environmental movement; hegemony; counter-hegemony; common sense; resistance; neoliberal hegemony;

    Abstract : Neoliberal paradigms and a neoliberal hegemony are increasingly under pressure. Social and environmental movements stand on the forefront of providing alternative ways of thinking. In this paper I look into a newly emerged environmental movement in Sweden, Omställning Sverige. READ MORE