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Are green cities healthy and equitable? Unpacking the relationship between health, green space and gentrification
The Green Gentrification and Health Equity model is proposed which provides a framework for understanding and testing whether gentrification associated with green space may modify the effect of exposure to green space on health.
Expanding the Boundaries of Justice in Urban Greening Scholarship: Toward an Emancipatory, Antisubordination, Intersectional, and Relational Approach
Supported by a large body of scholarship, it is increasingly orthodox practice for cities to deploy urban greening interventions to address diverse socioenvironmental challenges, from protecting
New scholarly pathways on green gentrification: What does the urban ‘green turn’ mean and where is it going?
Scholars in urban political ecology, urban geography, and planning have suggested that urban greening interventions can create elite enclaves of environmental privilege and green gentrification, and
Urban green boosterism and city affordability: For whom is the ‘branded’ green city?
The extent to which the degree of green branding – that is, urban green boosterism – predicts the variation in city affordability is examined, as well as what the results mean for the urban greening agenda in the context of an ongoing green growth imperative going forward.
Gentrification and health in two global cities: a call to identify impacts for socially-vulnerable residents
Qualitative data collected in Boston and Barcelona are used to comprehensively identify how the health and well-being of long-term residents may be affected by gentrification and to call for new multi-methods research.
Breaking Down and Building Up: Gentrification, Its drivers, and Urban Health Inequality
The implications of specific types of gentrification, by driver, for health equity are discussed, using a case example to hypothesize how distinct drivers of Gentrification may imply specific pathways toward reduced health equity.
Healthy cities after COVID-19 pandemic: the just ecofeminist healthy cities approach
The proposed just ecofeminist healthy cities approach aims to achieve the highest standards of human health possible for the whole population—yet putting the health of socially underprivileged residents in the centre—through preserving and/or improving the existing physical, social and political environment.
The COVID-19 pandemic: power and privilege, gentrification, and urban environmental justice in the global north
Planetary urbanization exacerbates the spread of infectious disease and the emergence of pandemics. As COVID-19 cases continue to swell in cities around the world, the pandemic has visibilized urba...