Sacred Civics: Building Seven Generation Cities

Sacred Civics: Building Seven Generation Cities

Sacred Civics: Building Seven Generation Cities

Sacred Civics: Building Seven Generation Cities


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Sacred Civics argues that spirituality and sacred values are essential to societal transformation in reimagining patterns of how we live, organize and govern ourselves. A must-read for anyone interested in intersectional discussions on social justice, inclusivity, participatory design, healthy communities and future cities.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781032059105
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/13/2022
Series: Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.88(w) x 9.69(h) x (d)

About the Author

Jayne Engle is Adjunct Professor of Urban Planning at McGill University, Canada.

Julian Agyeman is Professor of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, Tufts University, USA.

Tanya Chung-Tiam-Fook is Director of Research & Academic Programs at the Centre for Indigenous Innovation and Technology, Toronto, Canada.

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1 Imagine Shaping Cities as if People, Land, and Nature Were Sacred; 2 Awakening Seven Generation Cities; PART I Space; 3 Honouring the Sacred in Cities: Indigenous Teachings for City Building; 4 The Black Commons: A Framework for Recognition, Reconciliation, Reparations; 5 (Un)situated Improvisation; 6 Co-creating the Cities We Deserve through Indigenous Knowledge; PART II Time; 7 Unsettling the Coloniality of Foresight; 8 Inhabiting the Edge; 9 Reconciling Relationships with the Land through Land Acknowledgements; 10 Urban Planning Oscillations: Seeking a Tongan Way before and after the 2006 Riots; PART III Agency; 11 Social Infrastructure for Our Times: Building Participatory Systems that Value the Creativity of Everyone; 12 The Ceremony of Reclaiming Agency through Wonder; 13 Feminist, Antiracist Values for Climate Justice: Moving beyond Climate Isolationism; PART IV Togetherness; 14 Participatory Futures: Reimagining the City Together; 15 Basque Civics; 16 Commons Economies in Action: Mutualizing Urban Provisioning Systems; 17 Radicle Civics—Unconstituting Society: Building 21st-Century Civic Infrastructures

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