Urban Climate Politics: Agency and Empowerment

Author:   Jeroen van der Heijden (Victoria University of Wellington) ,  Harriet Bulkeley (University of Durham) ,  Chiara Certoma
Publisher:   Cambridge University Press
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9781108492973


Pages:   256
Publication Date:   09 May 2019
Format:   Hardback
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Author:   Jeroen van der Heijden (Victoria University of Wellington) ,  Harriet Bulkeley (University of Durham) ,  Chiara Certoma
Publisher:   Cambridge University Press
Imprint:   Cambridge University Press
Dimensions:   Width: 17.80cm , Height: 1.80cm , Length: 25.40cm
Weight:   0.600kg
ISBN:  

9781108492973


ISBN 10:   1108492975
Pages:   256
Publication Date:   09 May 2019
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  College/higher education ,  Professional & Vocational ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
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1. Introduction: promises and concerns of the urban century Jeroen van der Heijden, Harriet Bulkeley and Chiara Certoma; 2. Unpacking agency in global urban climate governance: city networks as actors, agents, and arenas David J. Gordon; 3. Empowerment and disempowerment of urban climate governance initiatives: an exploratory typology of mechanisms James J. Patterson and Nicolien van der Grijp; 4. Transnational municipal networks and cities in climate governance: experiments in Brazil Fabiana Barbi and Laura Valente de Macedo; 5. Making climates through the city Lauren Rickards; 6. Cross-movement alliances as a novel form of agency to increase socially just arrangements in urban climate governance Karsten Schulz and Antje Bruns; 7. The politics of data-driven urban climate change mitigation Sara Hughes, Laura Tozer and Sarah Giest; 8. Urban planning for sustainability and justice: lessons from urban agriculture Francois Mancebo and Chiara Certoma; 9. Unpacking the black box of urban climate agency: (dis)empowerment and inclusion in local participatory processes Scott Morton Ninomiya and Sarah Burch; 10. From public to citizen responsibilities in urban climate adaptation: a thick analysis Caroline J. Uittenbroek, Heleen L. P. Mees, Dries L. T. Hegger and Peter P. J. Driessen; 11. Agency and climate governance African cities: lessons from urban agriculture Christopher Gore; 12. The effects of transnational municipal networks on urban climate politics in the Global South Fee Stehle, Chris Hoehne, Thomas Hickmann and Markus Lederer; 13. The politics of urban climate futures: recognition, experimentation, and orchestration Jeroen van der Heijden, Chiara Certoma and Harriet Bulkeley.

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Jeroen van der Heijden is Professor and Chair in Regulatory Practice at the School of Government, Victoria University of Wellington and Honorary Professor at the School of Regulation and Global Governance, Australian National University. His research is concerned with innovations in urban climate governance in the global north and global south. Recent books include Innovations in Urban Climate Governance (Cambridge, 2017) and Governance for Urban Sustainability and Resilience (2014). He is a member of the International Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning. Harriet Bulkeley is Professor of Geography at the University of Durham. Her research is concerned with the nature and politics of environmental governance, and she has particular expertise in the areas of climate change, energy and urban sustainability. Recent books include Transnational Climate Change Governance (edited with Andonova, Betsill, Hoffmann, Newell, Paterson, Roger, and Vandeveer; Cambridge, 2014) and Cities and Climate Change (2012). She currently convenes the H2020 NATURVATION project examining urban innovation with nature based solutions for sustainable development. Chiara Certoma is Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research Fellow at Ghent University, Belgium and the Scuola Superiore di Studi Universitari e di Perfezionamento Sant'Anna. Her principal research topics include the politics of space and place, the effects of informal urban planning practices, and the role of new ICTs in urban sustainability governance. Recent books include Citizen Empowerment and Innovation in the Data-Rich City (edited with Dyer, Rizzi and Pocatilu, 2017) and Postenvironmentalism: A Material Semiotic Perspective on Living Spaces (2016).

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