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Civic ecology : adaptation and transformation from the ground up

Author: Marianne E Krasny; Keith G Tidball
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2015]
Series: Urban and industrial environments
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stories of environmental stewardship in communities from New Orleans to Soweto accompany an interdisciplinary framework for understanding civic ecology as a global phenomenon.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marianne E Krasny; Keith G Tidball
ISBN: 9780262527170 0262527170 9780262028653 0262028654
OCLC Number: 931645569
Description: xxiii, 293 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The principled chapter --
Part 1. Emergence: Why do civic ecology practices happen? --
Broken places --
Love of life, love of place --
The First Interlude --
Part 2. Bricolage: Piecing the practice together --
Creating community, creating connections --
Oyster spat and live oaks: memories --
Ecosystem services: what's nature --
including humans --
got to offer? --
Stewardship, health, well-being --
Learning like bees --
The Second Interlude --
Part 3. Zooming out: a systems perspective --
Governance --
Resistance, remembrance, revolt --
and resilience --
The Third Interlude --
Part 4. Policy entrepreneurs: understanding and enabling --
Policy frameworks: scaling civic ecology practices up and out.
Series Title: Urban and industrial environments
Responsibility: Marianne E. Krasny and Keith G. Tidball.

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As someone who teaches urban ecology, I think this is a most refreshing addition to the otherwise predictable, traditional academic texts in this field. The combination of diverse case studies with Read more...

 
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