Feathering the multispecies nest: green cities, convivial spaces

Rigby, K (2018) 'Feathering the multispecies nest: green cities, convivial spaces.' RCC Perspectives: Transformations in Environment and Society, 2018 (1). pp. 73-80. ISSN 2190-5088

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.5282/rcc/8469

Abstract

Kate Rigby challenges the anthropocentric perspective of many modern green city development schemes, inviting us to see cities for the multispecies locales that they truly are. Offering a set of different practices of “deep sustainability” that integrate human and more-than-human perspectives, Rigby reimagines green cities from an interdisciplinary environmental humanities perspective to see how they can also be sites of more-than-human prosperity with bio-inclusive forms of ecological citizenship.

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This article is from the issue entitled 'Green City: Explorations and Visions of Urban Sustainability' edited by Simone M. Müller and Annika Mattissek.

Keywords: animals, anthropocene, built environment, communities, conservation, ethnography, migration, sustainability, wilderness
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
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