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Regenerative Urban Development, Climate Change and the Common Good

1st Edition

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


304 pages | 33 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9781138556928
pub: 2019-08-23
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This volume focuses on the theory and practice of the regenerative development paradigm, which 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.

Table of Contents

List of Figures

List of Tables

List of Contributors

Foreword by Tim Keane

1. Regenerative Development: Urbanization, Climate Change & the Common Good

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

2. The Regenerative Paradigm: Discerning How We Make Sense of the World

Carol Sanford

3. The Centrality of the Systems Approach: Regenerative Development, Resilience and Sustainability

Beth Schaefer Caniglia

4. Toward a Regenerative Psychology of Place

Nicholas S. Mang

5. Regenerative Development and Environmental Justice

David N. Pellow

6. Governing Regenerative Development

Thomas Dietz

7. Regenerative Development and Environmental Ethics: Healing the Mismatch between Culture and the Environment in the Third Millennium

Thomas J. Burns, Tom W. Boyd and Carrie M. Leslie

8. Regenerative Economics

L. Hunter Lovins

9. CityCrafting®: Evolution of Regenerative Development and Regenerative Development in Practice

John L Knott,Jr

10. Rethinking Memorial Public Spaces as Regenerative through a Dynamic Landscape Assessment Plan Approach

Rebecca Sheehan

11. Integrating Social Science and Positive Psychology into Regenerative Development and Design Processes

Jennifer Eileen Cross and Josette M. Plaut

12. Workforce Development: A Regenerative Perspective

Eugene Wilkerson and Allison Dake

13. Education for Regeneration

Kenneth S. Sagendorf and Barbara J. Jackson

14. Conclusion

Beth Schaefer Caniglia, Beatrice Frank, Kenneth S. Sagendorf and John L Knott,Jr


About the Editors

Beth Schaefer Caniglia is Professor and Director of the SEED Center at Regis University, USA

Beatrice Frank is Social Science Specialist with the Regional Parks department of the Capital Regional District of Victoria, Canada

John L. Knott Jr is the creator of the CityCraft(R) process and Founder of CityCraft(R) Ventures, which restores the economic, environmental and social health of cities.

Kenneth S. Sagendorf is Professor and Founding Director of the Innovation Center at Regis University, USA

Eugene A. Wilkerson is Associate Professor in the College of Business and Economics at Regis University & University Assistant Dean, Anderson College of Business, USA

About the Series

Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

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Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Sustainable Development
NATURE / Ecology
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Environmental Policy
SCIENCE / Environmental Science