L. Anders Sandberg, Adrina Bardekjian, Sadia Butt, "Urban Forests, Trees, and Greenspace: A Political Ecology Perspective"
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0415714109 | PDF | pages: 351 | 28,2 mb
Urban forests, trees and greenspace are critical in contemporary planning and development of the city. Their study is not only a question of the growth and conservation of green spaces, but also has social, cultural and psychological dimensions. This book brings a perspective of political ecology to the complexities of urban trees and forests through three themes: human agency in urban forests and greenspace; arboreal and greenspace agency in the urban landscape; and actions and interventions in the urban forest.
Contributors include leading authorities from North America and Europe from a range of disciplines, including forestry, ecology, geography, landscape design, municipal planning, environmental policy and environmental history.