Knitting green spaces with the threads of social innovation in Groningen and London

  title={Knitting green spaces with the threads of social innovation in Groningen and London},
  author={Stephanie Nuria Spijker and Constanza Parra},
  journal={Journal of Environmental Planning and Management},
  pages={1011 - 1032}
Green spaces are an integral part of a vibrant urban landscape. In this paper, we discuss the potential for social innovations to transform urban green space and cities. By introducing the concept of socio-ecological practices and applying it to the analysis of urban and guerrilla gardening in the cities of Groningen and London, we examine links between behavioural drivers, social innovation and green space governance. Based on document analysis, in-depth interviews and observation of gardens… 
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