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The SAGE Handbook of Nature offers an ambitious retrospective and prospective overview of the field that aims to position Nature, the environment and natural processes, at the heart of interdisciplinary social sciences. The three volumes are divided into the following parts: INTRODUCTION TO THE HANDBOOK NATURAL AND SOCIO-NATURAL VULNERABILITIES: INTERWEAVING THE NATURAL & SOCIAL SCIENCES SPACING NATURES: SUSTAINABLE PLACE MAKING AND ADAPTATION COUPLED AND (DE-COUPLED) SOCIO-ECOLOGICAL SYSTEMS RISK AND THE ENVIRONMENT: SOCIAL THEORIES, PUBLIC UNDERSTANDINGS, & THE SCIENCE-POLICY INTERFACE HUNGRY AND THIRSTY CITIES AND THEIR REGIONS CRITICAL CONSUMERISM AND ITS MANUFACTURED NATURES GENDERED NATURES AND ECO-FEMINISM REPRODUCTIVE NATURES: PLANTS, ANIMALS AND PEOPLE NATURE, CLASS AND SOCIAL INEQUALITY BIO-SENSITIVITY & THE ECOLOGIES OF HEALTH THE RESOURCE NEXUS AND ITS RELEVANCE SUSTAINABLE URBAN COMMUNITIES RURAL NATURES AND ...

A Tree Grows on West 22nd Street: Public Art, Nature, and the Transformation of Urban Communities
A Tree Grows on West 22nd Street: Public Art, Nature, and the Transformation of Urban Communities
Hannah Nelson-Teutsch

Environmental art is a blend of design, landscaping, architecture, urban planning, the social sciences and philosophy – in addition to being art. Increasingly, city agencies, developers and corporations recognize our ability not only to solve difficult design problems but also to come up with unique and creative solutions to all phases of urban planning. Today, when humanity lacks unity and a clear overview, art can become a unifying element that captures the essence of the site, its purpose and meaning for the community. It sees the past and present and envisions a ...

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