Understanding the connection between green spaces and resilience through the study of optimism, community attachment, and social support within communities
How does a connection to nature help us in times of trouble? The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between green space usage and resilience.
Identifier (Other)DOI: 10.25316/IR-1108
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Serving ourselves: How the discourse on community engagement privileges the university over the community Bortolin, Kathleen (Michigan Publishing, 2011)Using methods of discourse analysis, I analyzed examples of the word “community” from 25 of the most recent articles in the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning. This analysis uncovered a variety of ways in which ...
Sense of community and neighbourliness in Vancouver suburban communities: The Picket Fence Project Enns, Cherie; Wilson, Jennifer (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)With every new development we hear the word "community," as if the attempt to redesign physical form automatically builds or facilitates a sense of community. It is the opinion of the authors, however, that "sense ...
Phased community benefits agreements - a pathway to mutually beneficial community developments: A guiding framework for implementation in Belize Sanchez, Eric Jahmal (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04)Local governments have pursued community benefit within the rezoning process using the policy tools of Community Benefits Agreements and Community Amenity Contributions. While there have been many successful negotiations ...