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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Community Assets

Marianne E. Krasny, Simon Beames and Shorna B. Allred.

Edited by Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny.

in Urban Environmental Education Review

June 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 2826 words.

This chapter examines how urban environmental education can strengthen communities and enhance environmental quality in cities by focusing on three community assets—social capital, sense of...

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Holistic Community Reconstruction and Tactical Choices

Isabelle Anguelovski.

in Neighborhood as Refuge

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 11907 words.

Chapter 4 shows how activists have been working in complementary domains that naturally strengthen each other and help achieve community reconstruction. Activists do not compartmentalize...

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Community Environmental Education

Marianne E. Krasny, Mutizwa Mukute, Olivia M. Aguilar, Mapula Priscilla Masilela and Lausanne Olvitt.

Edited by Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny.

in Urban Environmental Education Review

June 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 3043 words.

This chapter examines the positive impact of community environmental education programs on both communities and the environment. Community environmental education uses environmental...

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Creating Community, Creating Connections

Marianne E. Krasny and Keith G. Tidball.

in Civic Ecology

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 6118 words.

Sense of community is a feeling of belonging, of being able to influence others, of shared history and emotional connections, and that one’s needs are being met within a particular...

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Constructing the Biophilic Community

William Browning.

in Constructing Green

September 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 3939 words.

Using the experiences of William Browning and colleagues at the research and consulting firm Terrapin Bright Green, this chapter discusses how, with careful planning, we can find holistic...

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Photovoice in Five Coal-Mining Communities

Shannon Elizabeth Bell.

in Fighting King Coal

April 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 20954 words.

Chapter 9 presents the story of what transpired in each of the five communities during the Photovoice project. It describes the significant events and micro-level interactions that took...

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Depletion of Social Capital in Coalfield Communities1

Shannon Elizabeth Bell.

in Fighting King Coal

April 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 8744 words.

Chapter 3 begins with a description of how the dimensions of social capital–network ties, trust, and shared social norms–are critical to the generation of solidarity, the first of the...

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Neighborhood as Refuge

Isabelle Anguelovski.

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 293 pages.

This book is an international comparative study of three critical and emblematic minority and low-income neighborhoods whose residents have organized to holistically improve local...

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Place Remaking through Environmental Recovery and Revitalization

Isabelle Anguelovski.

in Neighborhood as Refuge

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 13585 words.

In Dudley, Casc Antic, and CayoHueso, people feel strongly attached to the places where they live and work, to their tangible assets, and to the relationships that they have built there....

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Conclusion

Isabelle Anguelovski.

in Neighborhood as Refuge

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 9248 words.

Finally, chapter 7, the Conclusion, proposes a new framework for understanding environmental justice action in cities. The right to a healthy environment requires certain physical and...

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Environmental Justice, Urban Development, and Place Identity

Isabelle Anguelovski.

in Neighborhood as Refuge

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 10206 words.

This theoretical chapter reviews the role that environmental justice studies have played in unraveling the environmental inequalities faced by low-income populations and communities of...

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Introduction

Isabelle Anguelovski.

in Neighborhood as Refuge

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 9391 words.

This chapter briefly presents the experience of refugees and youth engaged in The Food Project urban farm and greenhouse in Boston and sets the stage for exploring processes and dynamics...

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Transparency in Energy Governance: The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative and Publish What You Pay Campaign

Alstine James Van.

in Transparency in Global Environmental Governance

August 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 8138 words.

In this chapter, James Van Alstine focuses on the dynamics of transparency in the extractive industry sector and in global energy governance. He examines the Extractive Industries...

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Advancing Broader Political Agendas

Isabelle Anguelovski.

in Neighborhood as Refuge

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 12077 words.

Chapter 6 analyzes the broader political goals that activists and their supporters advance when they organize for environmental revitalization. They challenge public officials and planners...

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Water availability influences arthropod water demand, hydration and community composition on urban trees

Kevin E McCluney, Thomas George and Steven D Frank.

in Journal of Urban Ecology

P ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Ecology and Conservation; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science); Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 4089 words.

Abstract

The drive for animals to regulate their water content can have significant consequences for food webs in xeric ecosystems. But the importance of...

(In)Visibility in the Gas Field

Jessica Smartt Gullion.

in Fracking the Neighborhood

November 2015; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 2856 words.

This chapter presents a sociology of community-level health threats. A community-level health threat is an event (such as pollution or infectious disease) that has the potential to harm the...

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Educational Trends

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny.

Edited by Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny.

in Urban Environmental Education Review

June 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 3081 words.

This chapter discusses five trends related to urban environmental education: City as Classroom, Problem Solving, Environmental Stewardship, Individual and Community Development, and City as...

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Sustainable Campuses

Scott Ashmann, Felix Pohl and Dave Barbier.

Edited by Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny.

in Urban Environmental Education Review

June 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 2671 words.

This chapter examines sustainable urban campuses and their impact on their students and local communities. It also considers elements of green infrastructure, learning, and community...

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Educator Professional Development

Rebecca L. Franzen, Cynthia Thomashow, Mary Leou and Nonyameko Zintle Songqwaru.

Edited by Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny.

in Urban Environmental Education Review

June 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 2967 words.

This chapter describes a conceptual framework for professional development in urban environmental education. Urban environmental education includes the use of urban environments as a...

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Civic Ecology

Marianne E. Krasny and Keith G. Tidball.

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 328 pages.

In communities across the country and around the world, people are coming together to rebuild and restore local environments that have been affected by crisis, disinvestment, or disaster....

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