Comparative Urban Research From Theory To Practice

Co-Production For Sustainability

Edited by David Simon, Henrietta Palmer, and Jan Riise

Comparative Urban Research From Theory To Practice

Edited by David Simon, Henrietta Palmer, and Jan Riise

Distributed for Bristol University Press

160 pages | 5 x 7 3/4
Paper $22.00 ISBN: 9781447353126 Published June 2020 For sale in North and South America only
Designed to make a signal contribution to the sustainable urbanization and associated research agendas and methodologies by reporting on the highly innovative transdisciplinary co-production research being undertaken by Mistra Urban Futures (MUF), this book highlights methodological experiences and contributes to evolving theory around comparative urban research.
Contents
Introduction: from unilocal to comparative transdisciplinary urban co-production of knowledge ~ David Simon, Henrietta Palmer and Jan Riise; From unilocal to comparative research: the Mistra Urban Futures journey ~ David Simon, Henrietta Palmer, Jan Riise and Warren Smit; Local projects retrofitted ~ Michael Oloko and Barry Ness; Replicating projects for comparative research: Mistra Urban Futures’ experiences with comparative work on knowledge exchange, food and transport ~ Warren Smit, Elma Durakovic, Rike Sitas, Magnus Johansson, Gareth Haysom, Mirek Dymitrow, Karin Ingelhag and Shelley Kotze; Clustering and assemblage building ~ Henrietta Palmer, Erica Righard and Nils Björling, with Eva Maria Jernsand, Helena Kraff and Lillian Omondi; Internationally initiated projects with local co-production: Urban Sustainable Development Goal project ~ Sandra C. Valencia, David Simon, Sylvia Croese, Katherine Diprose, Joakim Nordqvist, Michael Oloko, Tarun Sharma and Ileana Versace; Participatory cities from the ‘outside-in’: The value of comparative learning ~ Beth Perry and Bert Russell; Assessment: learning between theory and practice ~ David Simon, Henrietta Palmer and Jan Riise.
Review Quotes
Colin McFarlane, Durham University
“This book shows how learning through co-production and across differences can inform locally relevant directions for social justice in cities, and generate new possibilities in conversation with, and for, other places.”
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