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Urban Resilience And Neighbourhood Approach: Some Insights From Transition Town Movement
Author/s: Marco Castrignanò, Alessandra Landi 
Year:  2014 Issue: 105 Language: English 
Pages:  12 Pg. 117-128 FullText PDF:  209 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SUR2014-105008
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The ongoing growth of cities inevitably poses problems of eco-compatibility: from the perspective of sustainable urban development, a return to the compact city seems the only route that can be followed, for several reasons. An urban intensification perspective requires focusing attention on the neighbourhoods: recurring to some concepts from Sampson studies, we stress how Transition Towns can be read in a neighbourhood perspective and how the literature on community resilience presents elements of substantial continuity with the neighbourhood approach.
Keywords: Neighbourhood, Resilience, Urban Sustainability, Compact City, Collective Efficacy, Transitions Towns

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Marco Castrignanò, Alessandra Landi, in "SOCIOLOGIA URBANA E RURALE" 105/2014, pp. 117-128, DOI:10.3280/SUR2014-105008


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