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See detailThe politics of community: togetherness, Transition and post-politics
Taylor Aiken, Gerald UL

in Environment and Planning A (2017)

This article excavates the role, function and practices of community within Transition, a grassroots environmentalist movement. It does so to pursue a quest for understanding if, how, and in what ways ... [more ▼]

This article excavates the role, function and practices of community within Transition, a grassroots environmentalist movement. It does so to pursue a quest for understanding if, how, and in what ways, community-based environmental movements are ‘political’. When community-based low carbon initiatives are discussed academically, they can be critiqued; this critique is in turn often based on the perception that the crucial community aspect tends to be a settled, static and reified condition of (human) togetherness. However community—both in theory and practice—is not destined to be so. This article collects and evaluates data from two large research projects on the Transition movement. It takes this ethnographic evidence together with lessons from post-political theory, to outline the capacious, diverse and progressive forms of community that exists within the movement. Doing so, it argues against a blanket post-political diagnosis of community transitions, and opens up, yet again, the consequences of the perceptions and prejudices one has about community are more than mere theoretical posturing. [less ▲]

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See detailAn integrative theoretical model for improving resident-city identification
Zenker, Sebastian; Petersen, Sibylle UL

in Environment and Planning A (2014), 46(3), 715729

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See detailReexploring the interface between economic and transport geography.
Hall, Peter; Hesse, Markus UL; Rodrigue, Jean-Paul

in Environment and Planning A (2006), 38(8), 1401-1408

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