Essays about: "issues in urban education"

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  1. 1. Colourful voices : centering LGBTQ+ perspectives of public spaces

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

    Author : Petronella Magnusson; [2018]
    Keywords : LGBTQ ; ; urban; planning; landscape architecture; public spaces; intersectionality; representation; queer; Jim Deva Plaza; Davie Village; Vancouver;

    Abstract : How inclusive are public spaces for LGBTQ+ peoples and what can be made visible through using an intersectional approach in urban planning and landscape architecture processes? At the UN Habitat III meeting in Quito 2016, the UN failed to recognize LGBTQ+ peoples in their Sustainable Development Goals (UN 2015) as 17 countries voted against it. Liljefors (2016) points out the importance of inclusive policies on a global level as many planners work towards these on a local level, and therefore impacting who is included in the cities we build. READ MORE

  2. 2. Growing change : an analysis of learning processes in community gardens in Budapest

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Dóra Ádám; [2018]
    Keywords : community gardens; learning for sustainability; Budapest; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Cities have a crucial importance from the sustainability point of view. More than 50% of the global population lives in cities, therefore urban dwellers’ environmental knowledge can be of critical importance. READ MORE

  3. 3. How can urban gardening address social sustainability? Nature-based solution case studies in Lille, Brussels and Paris

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Hippolyte De Bellefroid; [2018]
    Keywords : Nature-based Solutions; urban community garden; social impacts; barriers and drivers; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Nowadays, European cities contain more than 70% of the population of the continent and are still growing. This growth tends to put pressure on the challenges that urban areas are already facing. The range of these challenges is wide, such challenges being social, environmental and economical. READ MORE

  4. 4. Investigating the Practice of Disaster Risk Reduction Mainstreaming into Development : the Experience of a Development Organization

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Tetty Marlina Rajagukguk; [2018]
    Keywords : DRR; Mainstreaming; development organization; Integration; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The understanding of development and disaster nexus has enforced the international community to think and act differently. Disaster risk reduction mainstreaming has been embraced as one of our best approach for sustainable development and has been consistently featured in international discussions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Framing renewable energy

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

    Author : Dimitrios Mavromatis; [2017]
    Keywords : framing theory; renewable energy resources;

    Abstract : Media plays an important role in the education of the public opinion in relation to environmental issues. This empirical study examined how the online Greek media is framing renewable energy resources, the EU directive and the Greek action plan, during the period of 2015-2017. READ MORE