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Urban woods and socio-environmental complexity: a reflection on the contribution of geographical knowledge Caprara
Author/s: Andrea Zinzani 
Year:  2019 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  8 Pg. 159-166 FullText PDF:  118 KB
DOI:  10.3280/RGI2019-002007
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This article advances a reflection on the geographical contribution in the analysis of woods and urban transformations interactions and specifically on related socioenvironmental dimension. Indeed, in the framework of the first World Forum on Urban Forests, hold in Mantova in November 2018 and focused on the relevancy of urban woods in relation to the environment and climate change, scientific debate was predominantly guided by architects, urban and forestry scientists. By proposing a lens which links urban geography and political ecology, and by reflecting on the political and socioenvironmental nature of the reconfiguration of Prati di Caprara wood in Bologna, this contribution highlights the relevancy and the key role of geography in the analysis of these processes.
Keywords: Urban woods, geographical knowledge, political ecology, Bologna, Prati di

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Andrea Zinzani, Urban woods and socio-environmental complexity: a reflection on the contribution of geographical knowledge Caprara in "RIVISTA GEOGRAFICA ITALIANA" 2/2019, pp. 159-166, DOI:10.3280/RGI2019-002007


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