➵ [Read] ➱ Living Green: Communities That Sustain By Jennifer Fosket ➿ – Oaklandjobs.co.uk This interesting book analyzes green communities thriving in North America and the people who build them The authors provide case studies of a commune in Virginia an ecovillage in LA and green active This interesting book Communities That PDF/EPUB ì analyzes green communities thriving in North America and the people who build them The authors provide case studies of a commune in Virginia an ecovillage in LA and green active adult communities among other examples The book ends with a list of lessons about social sustainability Sierra Club The Green LifeSocial issues are and need to be a central part of Living Green: ePUB ✓ environmental and economic sustainability efforts Using stories of extraordinary communities across North America Living Green showcases the social side of living greenThe book features communities that explicitly integrate social and human factors into their design and planning and examines the impact living in these communities has on personal health well being and the capacity for pursuing sustainability It includes interviews with developers architects and residents highlighting Green: Communities That Kindle Ö personal ideals and efforts to pursue a sustainable lifestyleThe book’s three parts exploreHow community is central to sustainable living in everything from cohousing to communes Communities that specifically integrate green building design components with social justice politics such as racism poverty and urban alienation Housing options geared toward mainstream living that offer individual choices to those who wish to live green Written for those desiring to hear a good news story Living Green will appeal to individuals and communities living a sustainable lifestyle green building activists and academics in sociology planning and design architecture and environmental fieldsJennifer Fosket and Laura Mamo are professors of sociology at McGill University and the University of Maryland respectively They have each made a career out of documenting people’s experiences and ideas as they concern health and everyday living They are co founders of Social Green a nonprofit organization engaged in research consulting and education Jennifer Fosket lives in Berkeley California and Montreal Canada and Laura Mamo lives in San Francisco California and Washington DC.
- 224 pages
- Living Green: Communities That Sustain
- Jennifer Fosket
- 22 September 2014 Jennifer Fosket