Essays about: "urban political ecology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 essays containing the words urban political ecology.

  1. 1. Alternative and Indigenous knowledges in Quito’s resilience strategy: A discursive analysis of power relations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Maeve Hofer; [2021]
    Keywords : urban resilience governance; power relations; Indigenous peoples; knowledges; Quito; 100RC; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Resilience has become a recent buzzword among urban planners who intent to increase a city’s capaci- ty to function despite disasters. Yet, scholars have raised concerns about the impact of resilience strat- egies on marginalized groups which are unproportionally exposed to and affected by environmental harm. READ MORE

  2. 2. Drivers and barriers for a sustainability transition of the current food and agriculture system of the city of Malmö : A case study of the sustainable urban farm and meeting place Botildenborg

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Coline Scharfenberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Botildenborg; local sustainability; multi-level perspective; sustainable urban development; urban agriculture; urban political ecology;

    Abstract : Humanity is facing massive sustainability challenges, such as climate change and the associated loss of biodiversity, water scarcity and food insecurity. Capitalist urbanisation drives furthermore profound transformations in rural and urban areas and thus in the agriculture and food systems, presenting both challenges and opportunities. READ MORE

  3. 3. ‘Ghetto’ Ecologies in the Neoliberal City: From Citizen Power to Ritualised Resistance in Danish Non-Profit Housing

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Johanne Bagger Kaufmanas; [2021]
    Keywords : Urban Political Ecology; urban governance; housing; Danish non-profit housing; Denmark; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis demonstrates how neoliberal urbanism has unrolled in the context of the Danish non-profit housing sector, using the case of Copenhagen neighbourhood Tingbjerg as a case study. Arguing that this process has significantly altered the relations of power within the neighbourhood, it further investigates the mode of resistance emerging locally as a response. READ MORE

  4. 4. Stories of Change: Alternative Food Networks in the Urban Setting of Zurich

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Patricia Catherine Schmid; [2021]
    Keywords : Food systems; alternative food networks; agriculture; sustainability; good living; food sovereignty; pluriverse; Zurich; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Food is political: from seed over production to distribution and consumption. Large scale agriculture infused multi-layered social, ecological, and economic issues. The need to change the dominant food system approach is widely recognised. Alternatives in food production and distribution emerged and persisted over time. READ MORE

  5. 5. Critical analysis of smart city from an NGO’s perspective towards sustainable urban development : a case study of Indonesia’s new capital city

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Via Apriyani; [2020]
    Keywords : Smart city; sustainable urban development; activists; urban political ecology; right to the city; sustainability science; new city establishment; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Urban establishment from scratch based on a smart city vision has been mainstreamed as a strategy to achieve urban sustainability goals. However, the smart city model itself has been criticized because of how the techno-centric solutions it uses could potentially lead to economic and social inequality. READ MORE