Regenerative Urban Development, Climate Change and the Common Good

1st Edition

Beth Schaefer Caniglia, Beatrice Frank, John L. Knott, Jr., Kenneth S. Sagendorf, Eugene A. Wilkerson

Routledge
Published August 27, 2019
Reference - 284 Pages - 33 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138556928 - CAT# Y380654
Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

USD$140.00

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Summary

This volume focuses on the theory and practice of the regenerative development paradigm that is rapidly displacing sustainability as the most fertile ground for climate change adaptation research.

This book brings together key thinkers in this field to develop a meaningful synthesis between the existing practice of regenerative development and the input of scholars in the social sciences. It begins by providing an expert introduction to the history, principles, and practices of regenerative development before going on to present a thorough theoretical examination by known theorists from disciplines including sociology, geography, and ethics. A section on regenerative development practices illustrates the need to significantly advance our understanding of how urbanization, climate change, and inequality interact at every scale of development work. Finally, the book ends with a serious consideration of the ways in which integrated systems thinking in higher education could result in a curriculum for the next generation of regenerative development professionals.

Regenerative Urban Development, Climate Change and the Common Good will be of great interest to students, scholars, and practitioners of regenerative development, climate change, urban planning, and public policy.

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