Essays about: "urban political ecology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 essays containing the words urban political ecology.

  1. 1. Whose Right to Urban Nature? A case study of Old Tidemill Wildlife Garden in Deptford, south-east London

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Alexander Deisinger-Murray; [2019]
    Keywords : Urban nature; urban political ecology; critical urban theory; community activism; public green space; working-class politics;

    Abstract : This exploratory research project explores the production and use, and subsequent closure and eviction of the community-designed and managed Old Tidemill Wildlife Garden in Deptford – a predominantly working-class area in south-east London. This community garden played a key role in the lives of many local residents and its closure and subsequent demolition to make way for a large housing project drew a significant backlash from local residents which included protests, law-suits, and the occupation of the garden itself. READ MORE

  2. 2. Aerotropolis: At what cost, to whom? An analysis of social and environmental impacts of New Yogyakarta International Airport (NYIA) project, Indonesia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Ellen Putri Edita; [2019]
    Keywords : aerotropolis; infrastructure development; economic growth; socio-environmental impacts; Sustainability Science; Indonesia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Following the idea of aerotropolis, New Yogyakarta International Airport (NYIA) was initiated under Masterplan for Acceleration and Expansion of Indonesia’s Economic Development to strongly promote the role of Yogyakarta as part of the economic and tourism centers in Indonesia. However, the establishment of this national strategic project is not without controversy. READ MORE

  3. 3. "I don't care if they put trees on it, it's still a skyscraper" Exploring activists' dissensus against Milan's urban greening and sustainability approach

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Lucia Di Paola; [2019]
    Keywords : Eco-urbanism; urban political ecology; green gentrification; right to the city; urban dissensus; sustainability science; Milan; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Eco-urbanism is today’s mainstream approach to urban greening and sustainability. This approach, however, remains disconnected from issues of social justice. As a reaction, urban political ecology (UPE) argues for greater engagement with urban activists’ dissensus as a strategy to develop more just sustainable cities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Searching for consensus: A study of hydrosocial relations in the water management of river Eurajoki in southwestern Finland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Milla Susi; [2019]
    Keywords : Hydrosocial cycle; Political ecology; Multi-stakeholder; Water management; Sustainability Science; Finland; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Water management tackles complexities within the interconnected social, political, economic and ecological systems across scales, while aiming to meet the needs of multiple stakeholders dependent on water. Many tensions and unsolved issues persist in water management regarding socio-political power structures, spatial scale, and relations between stakeholders who have different perceptions on problems and solutions in water management. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sowing hope, harvesting justice: How Vila Nova Esperança transformed the environment into an ally to claim rights

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Luciana Capuano Mascarenhas; [2019]
    Keywords : environmental justice; sustainable favelas; urban poverty; degradation narrative; informal settlements; sustainability science; Brazil; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The presence of informal settlements in large cities of the developing world is a concrete expression of urban poverty. The residents of Brazilian favelas are more likely to be exposed to environmental risks, lower life quality and risks of eviction. READ MORE