Children, Nature, Cities / Edition 1
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Children, Nature, Cities / Edition 1

Children, Nature, Cities / Edition 1

by Ann Marie F. Murnaghan, Laura J. Shillington
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ISBN-13: 9781472453174
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/08/2016
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Ann Marie F. Murnaghan is Research Associate at the Centre for Research in Young People's Texts and Cultures at University of Winnipeg, Canada.

Laura J. Shillington is faculty in Geosciences at John Abbott College and Research Associate at the Loyola Sustainability Research Centre at Concordia University, Canada.

Table of Contents

1. Children, Nature, and the City

(Laura J. Shillington and Ann Marie F. Murnaghan)

Section 1: Placing Normal Natures: The Moral Geographies of Young People’s Environments

2. Nature in the Nursery: The Homemaker and Craftsman, 1890-1915

(Frederika Eilers)

3. Digging Outside the Sandbox: Ecological Politics of Sand and Urban Children

(Laura J. Shillington and Ann Marie F. Murnaghan)

4. ‘Are we there yet?’ How Children from South Central, Los Angeles Negotiate Access to the Urban Coast

(Michelle Palma)

5. ‘Cos it’s Like Lots of People What are Naughty’: Exploring Learning Disabled Young People’s Avoidance of Urban Parks in Manchester, UK

(Nadia von Benzon)

Section 2: Negotiating Natures: Youth, Politics, and Environmental Change

6. Nature’s Legacy: Children, Development and Urban Access in Fanjingshan, China

(Stuart C. Aitken, Li An, Steven Allison, and Shuang Yang)

7. What’s Good in the ‘Hood: The Production of Youth, Nature, and Knowledge

(Jason Douglas)

8. Unexpected Encounters with Nature in the City: Urban Youth and the Margins of Public Space in Tacoma, Washington

(Matthew Kelley)

Section 3: Learning and Growing: Planning for Urban Natures

9. Nature in Urban Children’s Daily Life in Catalonia

(Mireia Baylina, Anna Ortiz, and Maria Prats Ferret)

10. Shaping OurSpace: Children’s Embodiment and Engaging Nature

(Amanda Rees, Becky Becker, Camille Bryant, and Andrea Frazier)

11. Ecological design: collaborative landscape design with school children

(Keitaro Ito, Tomomi Sudo, and Ingunn Fjørtoft)

12. Conclusion

(Laura J. Shillington and Ann Marie F. Murnaghan)

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