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Author Rogerson, Robert
Title Sustainable Communities : Skills and Learning for Place Making
Imprint Hertfordshire : University Of Hertfordshire Press, 2011
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Note Cover -- Copyright -- Contents -- Figures -- 1.1 Key requirements of sustainable communities -- 1.2 UK Government proposals using the 'sustainable community' concept -- 1.3 The Egan Wheel: components of sustainable communities -- 2.1 Generic skills: The Egan Review, 'Skills for Sustainable Communities' -- 2.2 Skills gaps -- 2.3 Adequacy of the current skill base: the stakeholders' viewpoint -- 2.4 Adequacy of the current skill base: the professionals' viewpoint -- 3.1 A communal, participatory approach to generic skills development -- 4.1 Framework for understanding learning through strategic environmental assessment -- 4.2 Kolb's theory of experiential learning -- 4.3 A taxonomy of learning in SEA -- 4.4 Assessment of the learning outcomes of the SEA process in the Southampton, Brunswick and Ravenna case studies -- 4.5 Barriers to learning in SEA: findings from the case study interviews -- 5.1 Expertise and learning episodes -- 6.1 Principles of good practice for intercultural community engagement -- 6.2 Cohesion-building competencies for core practitioners -- 6.3 Assessment of general skills on the Egan framework: Northern Ireland -- 6.4 Assessment of skills for managing community conflict -- 6.5 Assessment of skills for managing community division -- 6.6 Springfarm development planning phases -- 6.7 A potential framework for diversity planning -- 7.1 Extract 1 from My River Dearne, Anthology, Dearne Valley Writing Group -- 7.2 Extract 2 from My River Dearne, Anthology, Dearne Valley Writing Group -- 8.1 Participatory planning for sustainable communities - phases -- 8.2 Mount Vernon mural photo -- 9.1 Youth participation in rural environmental conservation: networks, pathways and identities -- 9.2 Demographic profile of conservation volunteers/unpaid workers up to 25 years of age (n=83) 150
9.3 Activities undertaken and capacities shaped through conservation activities -- 9.4 Facilitating the environmental conservation sector -- 10.1 Children improving their school grounds -- 10.2 Children critically assessing how sustainable their school is -- 10.3 Case study: inquiring into sustainable food -- 10.4 Encouraging sustainable shopping habits -- 10.5 Chipping sustainable community group -- 11.1 An evolving vision of sustainable communities -- Notes on the editors -- Notes on the contributors -- Acknowledgements -- Foreword by Peter Roberts -- 1 Learning about sustainable communities by Robert Rogerson, Sue Sadler, Anne Green and Cecilia Wong -- Creating sustainable communities -- Learning from what works -- Skills for sustainable communities -- Reading the book -- Looking forward towards sustainable communities -- 2 Educating built environment professionals for stakeholder engagement by Sarah Sayce and Judith Farren-Bradley -- Professionals -- Working within a changing context -- Stakeholder engagement in practice -- Professional education for stakeholder engagement -- Sites of learning: (i) practice -- Sites of learning: (ii) the role of higher education -- Necessities, opportunities and initiatives -- 3 Generic skills and workplace learning: supporting professional development through online learning communities by Ann Hockey, Carlos Jimenez-Bescos, Janice Maclean and Martin Spaul -- Introduction -- Exploring the skills agenda -- Trial learning experiment -- Discussion: re-skilling, resources and commitments -- 4 Developing the learning potential of strategic environmental assessment in spatial planning by Sue Kidd, Thomas Fischer and Urmila Jha-Thakur -- Introduction -- A framework for understanding learning through SEA -- Learning in SEA: reflections from the case studies -- Developing the learning potential of SEA
5 Situated learning and the delivery of built environments for sustainable communities by Ian Smith -- Introduction -- Learning, knowledge and doing things differently -- Producing new growth points -- 6 Understanding and experimenting with skills for community planning by Brendan Murtagh and Geraint Ellis -- Introduction -- Skills, cohesion and ethnic space -- The state of the skills gap -- Confronting the challenge of identity and place -- A framework for skills and ethnic space? -- Conclusions -- 7 Raising catchment consciousness: how imaginative engagement can help sustainable use of rivers by Paul Selman, Claudia Carter, Clare Morgan and Anna Lawrence -- Introduction -- Community participation in river management and planning -- Raising catchment consciousness: creative writing and the river Dearne -- Arts-based participatory approaches -- Social learning through creative writing -- A lasting legacy? The impact of imaginative engagement -- Deriving benefits from imaginative engagement -- 8 Confronting sustainable community issues in a contested city by Ken Sterrett and Frank Gaffikin -- Introduction and background -- Planning regeneration -- Towards a new model of engagement -- Learning through practice -- Cohesion and community engagement -- Confronting sustainable community -- 9 'Chain gang conservation': young people and environmental volunteering by Michael Leyshon and Robert Fish -- Introduction -- Research background -- Problematising volunteering: the making of communities of practice? -- Pathways to participation in rural environmental conservation -- 10 Action research to promote leadership and agency in developing sustainable schools and communities by Barry Percy-Smith -- Introduction -- Developing a framework of sustainability learning and change with young people
Exploring the praxis of sustainability education: action research as a strategy for leadership and learning for change -- Learning from learning in action -- 11 The future of sustainable communities by Robert Rogerson and Sue Sadler -- Skills and learning -- Visions of sustainable communities -- Leadership and envisioning -- Taking forward sustainable communities -- Bibliography -- Index
Drawing upon interdisciplinary research conducted across various universities within the United Kingdom, this book offers insights into how local initiatives can enhance sustainable development and engage people in creating better places in which to live. Demonstrating how to embed sustainability in all levels of education, this account contains imaginative, practical, and accessible ways in which communities and built-environment professionals are working towards a more sustainable future. Themes such as sustainable development, community coherence, conflict resolution, planning, and environmental management will interest those in a variety of fields, including architecture, urban design, and geography
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Rogerson, Robert Sustainable Communities : Skills and Learning for Place Making Hertfordshire : University Of Hertfordshire Press,c2011 9781907396137
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