Urban political ecology

Urban political ecology (UPE) is a school of critical urban political-environmental research (Heynen et al. 2006b) which complements the view of Environmental Justice:

On the basis of the school of urban political ecology there are three main thinkers:

 

Click here to read references to some urban political ecology monographs.

The main ideas of urban political ecology are:

 

To sum up:

However, the two approaches are compatible:

4 Responses

  1. hey,

    nice synthesis! thanks for taking the time🙂

    marnie

  2. Wonderful overview. I just happened across your site after finding a reference to, for me, a new term – urban political ecology. I am motivated, by your definition and charts, to explore this area further.

    Thank you!

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