Book 2014

Greening in the Red Zone

Disaster, Resilience and Community Greening


ISBN: 978-90-481-9946-4 (Print) 978-90-481-9947-1 (Online)

Table of contents (35 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxi

  2. Foundations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-24

      Introduction: Greening in the Red Zone

    3. Chapter

      Pages 25-43

      Resilience and Transformation in the Red Zone

    4. Chapter

      Pages 45-49

      A Daunting Challenge: Creating an Urban Park in an Impoverished Neighborhood of Port-au-Prince, Haiti

  3. Motives and Explanation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 51-51

    2. Chapter

      Pages 53-71

      Urgent Biophilia: Human-Nature Interactions in Red Zone Recovery and Resilience

    3. Chapter

      Pages 73-90

      Sowing Seeds of Resilience: Community Gardening in a Post-Disaster Context

    4. Chapter

      Pages 91-94

      Turning Degraded Open Space into a Community Asset – The Soweto Mountain of Hope Greening Case

    5. Chapter

      Pages 95-109

      The Role of Nature in Children’s Resilience: Cognitive and Social Processes

    6. Chapter

      Pages 111-124

      Children’s Engagement with the Natural World as a Ground for Healing

    7. Chapter

      Pages 125-128

      8,000 Trees: A Refuge from Ruins

    8. Chapter

      Pages 129-144

      Topophilia, Biophilia and Greening in the Red Zone

    9. Chapter

      Pages 145-158

      Urban Gardens: Pockets of Social-Ecological Memory

    10. Chapter

      Pages 159-162

      Reconstructing Village Groves After a Typhoon in Korea

    11. Chapter

      Pages 163-180

      Nature Engagement to Foster Resilience in Military Communities

    12. Chapter

      Pages 181-195

      Garden for Victory! The American Victory Garden Campaign of World War II

    13. Chapter

      Pages 197-201

      The Korea DMZ: From a Red Zone to a Deeper Shade of Green

    14. Chapter

      Pages 203-213

      Green Zones from Above and Below: A Retrospective and Cautionary Tale

    15. Chapter

      Pages 215-222

      Reflections on Defiant Gardens: Making Gardens in Wartime

  4. Cases and Practices

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 223-223

    2. Chapter

      Pages 225-248

      Restoration of the Urban Forests of Tokyo and Hiroshima Following World War II

    3. Chapter

      Pages 249-255

      Valuing Urban Forest: Lessons to Learn from Hurricanes

    4. Chapter

      Pages 257-296

      Trees and Rebirth: Social-ecological Symbols and Rituals in the Resilience of Post-Katrina New Orleans

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