Urban Forests, Trees, and Greenspace : A Political Ecology Perspective, Hardback Book

Urban Forests, Trees, and Greenspace : A Political Ecology Perspective Hardback

Edited by L. Anders Sandberg, Adrina Bardekjian, Sadia Butt

Part of the Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology series


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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.