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    Keywords: Klimaänderung ; Protestbewegung
    Description / Table of Contents: From the social uprisings in Santiago de Chile to the radical municipalism experiments in Naples, this volume takes the reader on an intellectual journey at the frontlines across global South and global North where climate breakdown meets social innovations. While the effects of the climate crisis are becoming more extreme and tangible across the globe with every passing day, urban social movements and their radical strategies to resist climate injustice often remain concealed from sight. Contributors to this volume ask how would it be to look at the politics of urban loss-and-damage not from the highly securitized zones of climate summits, but from favelas in Rio de Janeiro, flood-prone communities in São Paulo, urban gardens in Naples, or neighborhoods resisting climate gentrification in New York City? This book explores diverse worlds and praxis of urban social movements resisting the rising tides of climate crisis and social injustice
    Pages: 288 pages , Diagramme, Illustrationen , 24 cm
    ISBN: 9463726667 , 9789463726665
    Series Statement: Protest and Social Movements
    Language: English
    Note: List of figures Acknowledgements Foreword: From Occupy Climate Change! to Confronting Loss and Damage -- David Naguib Pellow 1. Occupy Climate Change: An introduction -- Marco Armiero, Salvatore Paolo De Rosa, and Ethemcan Turhan 2. Hope in something: An earthly tragedy in five acts -- Vanesa Castán Broto 3. Struggles for democratic decarbonization: Lessons from New York City -- Ashley Dawson 4. Disobey, block, organize: The politics and strategies of grassroots climate activism in Malmö and Sweden -- Salvatore Paolo De Rosa 5. Catalyzing transformational action for climate change adaptation: The Ala Wai management plan in Honolulu, U.S.A. -- Valentine Huet 6. Turning urban fragilities into resources for a just climate governance -- Gilda Berruti and Maria Federica Palestino 7. Narratives on Babylon Hill: Exploring the making of a community and its urban forest through oral and environmental history (1985-2015) -- Lise Sedrez and Natasha Augusto Barbosa 8. Repositioning marginal spaces in climate adaptation: Periphery, power and possibility -- Karen Paiva Henrique 9. Immigrant communities in Europe as situated knowledge-holders for postcolonial and feminist urban adaptation to climate health risks -- Panagiota Kotsila 10. Small towns facing big problems: Sustainable development, social choice and the challenge of local-level organizing for the environment Insights from Flagler Beach, U.S.A. -- Chad Boda 11. Practices of resilience: questioning urban adaptation in the Chilean social upsurge -- Cristina Visconti 12. A user manual for just cities? -- Aurash Khawarzad Contributors Index
    Branch Library: RIFS Library
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