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Grassroots to global : broader impacts of civic ecology

Author: Marianne E Krasny
Publisher: Ithaca : Comstock Publishing Associates, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2018.
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"This edited volume presents diverse case studies about the implications of civic ecology practices worldwide. It answers how civic ecology practices emerge, the role the practices play in the ability of communities and individuals to address social-ecological stresses, and given climate-associated disturbances, what strategies can be used to expand impacts of community driven practices to foster large-scale  Read more...
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Grassroots to global.
Ithaca : Comstock Publishing Associates, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2017056275
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marianne E Krasny
ISBN: 9781501714986 1501714988 9781501714993 1501714996
OCLC Number: 1013988671
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Coming home to common ground in stressed communities : intentional civic engagement in the Collins Avenue Streamside community of Southwest Baltimore / Jill Wrigley, Kellen Marshall, Michael Sarbanes --
The bitter and sweet of nature : weaving a tapestry of migration stories / Veronica Kyle, Laurel Kearns --
Grassroots stewardship in Iran : the rise and significance of nature cleaners / Karim-Aly Kassam, Zahra Golshani, Marianne E. Krasny --
Returning orange waters to blue : creating a culture of civic engagement through learning experiences / Louise Chawla, Robert Hughes --
The nature of transformative learning for social-ecological sustainability / Martha Chaves and Arjen E.J. Wals --
Making knowledge in civic ecology practices : a community garden case study / Philip Silva and Rosalba Lopez Ramirez --
Mapping the route from citizen science to environmental stewardship : integrating adaptive management and civic ecology practice / Rebecca Jordan --
Adaptive management, adaptive governance, and civic ecology / Lance Gunderson, Elizabeth Whiting Pierce, Marianne E. Krasny --
The healing powers of nature in Joplin's Cunningham Park : coupling design-build and civic ecology / Keith E Hedges, Traci Sooter, Nancy Chikaraishi, Marianne E. Krasny --
11th Street Bridge Park : will environmental gentrification swamp Washington DC's Anacostia neighborhoods? / Dennis Chestnut, Marianne E. Krasny --
Civic stewardship as a catalyst for social ecological change in Detroit, Michigan / Rebecca Salminen Witt, Erika S. Svendsen, Marianne E. Krasny --
From practice to fledgling social movement in India : lessons from "The ugly Indian" / Aniruddha Abhyankar, Marianne E. Krasny.
Responsibility: edited by Marianne E. Krasny.
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Addressing participatory, transdisciplinary approaches to local stewardship of the environment, Grassroots to Global features scholars and stewards exploring the broad impacts of civic engagement  Read more...

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