General documents of interest to SelfCity

1.1. Adaption/Transition and Self-Organisation

Bridge, G.; Bouzarovski, S.; Bradshaw, M.; Eyre, N. (2013): Geographies of energy transition. Space, place and the low-carbon economy. In: Energy Policy 53, S. 331–340.

Bulkeley, H.; Betsill, M. (2005): Rethinking Sustainable Cities. Multilevel Governance and the ‘Urban’ Politics of Climate Change. In: Environmental Politics 14 (1), S. 42–63.

Coutard, O.; Rutherford, J. (2010): Energy transition and city–region planning. Understanding the spatial politics of systemic change. In: Technology Analysis & Strategic Management 22 (6), S. 711–727.

Geels, F. W. (2011): The multi-level perspective on sustainability transitions. Responses to seven criticisms. In: Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions 1 (1), S. 24–40.

Hargreaves, T.; Longhurst, N.; Seyfang, G. (2013): Up, down, round and round. Connecting regimes and practices in innovation for sustainability. In: Environ. Plann. A 45 (2), S. 402–420.

Rutherford, J.; Coutard, O. (2014): Urban Energy Transitions. Places, Processes and Politics of Socio-technical Change. In: Urban Studies 51 (7), S. 1353–1377.

Schot, J.; Geels, F. W. (2008): Strategic niche management and sustainable innovation journeys. Theory, findings, research agenda, and policy. In: Technology Analysis & Strategic Management 20 (5), S. 537–554.

Seyfang, G.; Haxeltine, A. (2012): Growing grassroots innovations. Exploring the role of community-based initiatives in governing sustainable energy transitions. In: Environment and Planning C: 30 (3), S. 381–400.

Shove, E.; Walker, G. (2007): CAUTION! Transitions ahead: politics, practice, and sustainable transition management. In: Environment and Planning A 39 (4), S. 763–770.

Shove, E.; Walker, G. (2010): Governing transitions in the sustainability of everyday life. In: Research Policy 39 (4), S. 471–476.

1.2. Collective Governance

Bialski, P. (Hrsg.) (2015): ‘Saving’ the City: Collective Low-Budget Organizing and Urban Practice (Ephemera Vol. 15, No. 1): MayFlyBooks/Ephemera.

Bongardt, D.; Creutzig, F.; Hüging, H.; Sakamoto, K.; Bakker, S.; Gota, S.; Böhler-Baedeker, S. (2013): Low-Carbon Land Transport. Policy Handbook. Routledge.

Burris, S.; Kempa, M.; Shearing, C. (2008): Changes in Governance: A Cross-Disciplinary Review of Current Scholarship. In: Akron Law Review 41 (1), S. 1–66.

Carlsson, L. G.; Sandström, A. C. (2007): Network Governance of the Commons. In: International Journal of the Commons 2 (1), S. 33–54.

Cleaver, F. (2007): Understanding Agency in Collective Action. In: Journal of Human Development 8 (2), S. 223–244.

Dietz, T.; Ostrom, E.; Stern, P. C. (2003): The struggle to govern the commons. In: Science (New York, N.Y.) 302 (5652), S. 1907–1912.

Feeny, D.; Berkes, F.; McCay, B. J.; Acheson, J. M. (1990): The Tragedy of the Commons: Twenty-two years later. In: Human Ecology 18 (1), S. 1–19.

Feiock, R. C. (2007): Rational Choice and Regional Governance. In: (Journal of Urban Affairs) 29 (1), S. 47–63.

Feiock, R. C. (2008): Metropolitan Governance and Institutional Collective Action. In: Urban Affairs Review 44 (3), S. 356–377.

Heinmiller, T. (2009): Path dependency and collective action in common pool governance. In: International Journal of the Commons 3 (1), S. 131–147.

Henry, A. D.; Dietz, T. (2011): Information, networks, and the complexity of trust in commons governance. In: International Journal of the Commons 5 (2), S. 188–212.

Karel M. (2007): Actors in a fuzzy governance environment. In: de Roo, G.; Porter, G. (Hrsg.): Fuzzy planning. The role of actors in a fuzzy governance environment. Aldershot: Ashgate, S. 43–66.

Lemos, M. C.; Agrawal, A. (2006): Environmental Governance. In: Annual Review of Environment and Resources 31 (1), S. 297–325.

Olazabal, M.; Chiabai, A.; Foudi, S.; Neumann, M. (2015): Navigating urban complexity through stakeholders’ experiences and knowledge.

Ostrom, E. (1990): Governing the commons. The evolution of institutions for collective action: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Ostrom, E. (2010): A Multi-Scale Approach to Coping with Climate Change and Other Collective Action Problems. In: Solutions 1 (1), S. 27–36.

Roo, G. de; Porter, G. (Hg.) (2007): Fuzzy planning. The role of actors in a fuzzy governance environment. Aldershot: Ashgate.

Termeer, C.; van Buuren, A.; Knieling, J.; Gottschick, M. (2015): Reconciling collaborative action research with existing institutions. Insights from Dutch and German climate knowledge programmes. In: Journal of Water and Climate Change 6 (1), S. 89.

Wamsler, C.; Brink, E. (2014): Moving beyond short-term coping and adaptation. In: Environment and Urbanization 26 (1), S. 86–111.

1.3. Community response to climate change and sustainable energy

Aiken, G. (2012): Community Transitions to Low Carbon Futures in the Transition Towns Network (TTN). In: Geography Compass 6 (2), S. 89–99.

Aiken, G. (2014): (Local-) community for global challenges. Carbon conversations, transition towns and governmental elisions. In: Local Environment 20 (7), S. 764–781.

Büchs, M.; Edwards, R.; Smith, G. (2012): Third sector organisations’ role in pro-environmental behaviour change – a review of the literature and evidence. TSCR Working Paper 81. Southampton.

Bulkeley, H.; Fuller, S. (2012): Low carbon communities and social justice. York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Davoudi, S.; Crawford, J.; Mehmood, A. (2009): Planning for Climate Change. Strategies for Mitigation and Adaption for Spatial Planners. Routledge.

Eadson, W.; Foden, M. (2014): Editorial. Critical perspectives on community energy. In: People, Place and Policy 8 (3), S. 145–148.

Fry, T. (2015): City Futures in the Age of Changing Climate. Routledge.

Hargreaves, T. (2011): Practice-ing behaviour change. Applying social practice theory to pro-environmental behaviour change. In: Journal of Consumer Culture 11 (1), S. 79–99.

Hargreaves, T.; Haxeltine, A.; Longhurst, N.; Seyfang, G. (2011): Sustainability transitions from the bottom-up: Civil society, the multi-level perspective and practice theory. CSERGE Working Paper, No. 2011-01.

Hargreaves, T.; Hielscher, S.; Seyfang, G.; Smith, A. (2013): Grassroots innovations in community energy: The role of intermediaries in niche development. In: Global Environmental Change 23 (5), S. 868–880.

Hargreaves, T (2010): Putting Foucault to work on the environment: Exploring pro-environmental behaviour change as a form of discipline. CSERGE working paper EDM, No. 10-11.

IPCC (Hrsg.) (2014): Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Part A: Global and Sectoral Aspects. Working group II contribution to the fifth assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Unter Mitarbeit von C. B. Field, V. R. Barros, J. D. Dokken, J. M. Mach, M. D. Mastrandrea, T. E. Bilir et al. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Middlemiss, L.; Parrish, B. D. (2010): Building capacity for low-carbon communities. The role of grassroots initiatives. In: Energy Policy 38 (12), S. 7559–7566.

North, P. (2011): The politics of climate activism in the UK. A social movement analysis. In: Environment and Planning A 43 (7), S. 1581–1598.

North, P.; Longhurst, N. (2013): Grassroots Localisation? The Scalar Potential of and Limits of the ‘Transition’ Approach to Climate Change and Resource Constraint. In: Urban Studies 50 (7), S. 1423–1438.

OECD (Hrsg.) (2008): Competitive Cities and Climate Change. OECD Conference Proceedings. Milan, Italy, 9-10 October 2008.

Ostrom, E. (1999): Revisiting the Commons. Local Lessons, Global Challenges. In: Science 284 (5412), S. 278–282.

Revi, A.; Satterthwaite, D. E.; Aragón-Durand, F.; Corfee-Morlot, J.; Kiunsi, R. B. R.; Pelling, M. et al. (2014): Urban areas. In: IPCC (Hrsg.): Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Part A: Global and Sectoral Aspects. Working group II contribution to the fifth assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Unter Mitarbeit von C. B. Field, V. R. Barros, J. D. Dokken, J. M. Mach, M. D. Mastrandrea, T. E. Bilir et al. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, S. 535–613.

Seyfang, G.; Haxeltine, A.; Hargreaves, T.; Longhurst, N. (2010): Energy and communities in transition: Towards a new research agenda on agency and civil society in sustainability transitions. CSERGE Working paper EDM, No. 10-13.

Shrestha, K.; Ojha, H.; McManus, P.; Rubbo, A.; Dhote, K. (2014): Inclusive Urbanization: Rethinking Policy, Practice and Research in the Age of  Climate Change. Routledge.

Smith, P. (2009): Building for a Changing Climate. Routledge.

Van der Schoor, T.; Scholtens, B. (2015): Power to the people: Local community initiatives and the transition to sustainable energy. In: Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 43, S. 666–675.

Walker, G.; Devine-Wright, P. (2008): Community renewable energy. What should it mean? In: Energy Policy 36 (2), S. 497–500.

Wilson, S.; Davis, J. (2010): Climate change mitigation and social justice in Europe: striking the right balance. Ideas for actions. Brussels: King Baudouin Foundation.

1.4. Comparative research

Bennett, A. (2006): Complex Causal Relations and Case Study Methods. The Example of Path Dependence. In: Political Analysis 14 (3), S. 250–267.

Bennett, A.; Elman, C. (2006): QUALITATIVE RESEARCH. Recent Developments in Case Study Methods. In: Annual Review of Political Science 9 (1), S. 455–476.

Boix, C.; Stokes, S. C. (Hrsg.) (2009): The Oxford handbook of comparative politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press

Burawoy, M. (1998): The Extended Case Study Method. In: Sociological Theory 16 (1), S. 4–33.

Burawoy, M. (2003): Revisits: An Outline of a Theory of Reflexive Ethnography. In: American Sociological Review 68 (5), S. 645–679.

Crane, L. G.; Lombard, M. B.; Tenz, E. M. (2009): More than just translation. Challenges and opportunities in translingual research. In: Social Geography 4 (1), S. 39–46.

Dear, M. (2013): Comparative Urbanism. In: Urban Geography 26 (3), S. 247–251.

DiGaetano, A.; Strom, E. (2003): Comparative Urban Governance. An Integrated Approach. In: Urban Affairs Review 38 (3), S. 356–395.

Gissendanner, S. (2003): Methodology problems in urban governance studies. In: Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy 21 (5), S. 663–685.

Kantor, P.; Savitch, H. V. (2005): How to Study Comparative Urban Development Politics. A Research Note. In: International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 29 (1), S. 135–151.

Kohn, M. L. (1987): Cross-National Research as an Analytic Strategy: American Sociological Association, 1987 Presidential Address. In: American Sociological Review 52 (6), S. 713–731.

Lieberman, E. S. (2005): Nested Analysis as a Mixed-Method Strategy for Comparative Research. In: The American Political Science Review 99 (3), S. 435–452.

Lieberman, E. S. (2010): Bridging the Qualitative-Quantitative Divide. Best Practices in the Development of Historically Oriented Replication Databases. In: Annual Review of Political Science 13 (1), S. 37–59.

Lukas, M.: Partnership and Participation under Neoliberalism. Planning Large Scale Urban Projects in Santiago de Chile. Leipzig.

Melo, M. A.; Baiocchi, G. (2006): Deliberative Democracy and Local Governance. Towards a New Agenda. In: International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 30 (3), S. 587–600.

Mills, M.; Van de Bunt, G. G.; Bruijn, J. de (2006): Comparative Research. Persistent Problems and Promising Solutions. In: International Sociology 21 (5), S. 619–631.

Mitchell, J. C. (1983): Case and situation analysis 1. In: The Sociological Review 31 (2), S. 187–211.

Pickvance, C. G. (1986): Comparative urban analysis and assumptions about causality. In: International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 10 (2), S. 162–184.

Pickvance, C. G. (2001): Four varieties of comparative analysis. In: Journal of Housing and the Built Environment 16 (1), S. 7–28.

Przeworski, A.; Teune, H. (1970): The logic of comparative social inquiry. New York: Wiley-Interscience.

Przeworski, A. (2009): Is the Science of Comparative Politics Possible? In: Boix, C. und Stokes, S. C. (Hrsg.): The Oxford handbook of comparative politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, S. 147–171.

Robinson, J. (2011): Cities in a World of Cities. The Comparative Gesture. In: International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 35 (1), S. 1–23.

Smith, M. E. (2013): Editorial—Just How Comparative is Comparative Urban Geography? A Perspective from Archaeology. In: Urban Geography 30 (2), S. 113–117.

Taylor, B. M.; Harman, B. P.; Heyenga, S.; McAllister, R. R. J. (2012): Property Developers and Urban Adaptation. Conceptual and Empirical Perspectives on Governance. In: Urban Policy and Research 30 (1), S. 5–24.

Ward, K. (2013): Editorial—Toward a Comparative (Re)turn in Urban Studies? Some Reflections. In: Urban Geography 29 (5), S. 405–410.

1.5.  General climate change

Jones, S. (2013): Climate Change Policies of City Governments in Federal Systems. An Analysis of Vancouver, Melbourne and New York City. In: Regional Studies 47 (6), S. 974–992.

Marshall, G. (2015): Don’t even think about  it: Why our brains are wired to ignore climate change.

Satterthwaite, D. (2013): The political underpinnings of cities’ accumulated resilience to climate change. In: Environment and Urbanization 25 (2), S. 381–391.

Schlosberg, D. (2004): Reconceiving Environmental Justice. Global Movements And Political Theories. In: Environmental Politics 13 (3), S. 517–540.

Tol, R. (2006): The Stern Review of the economics of climate change. A comment. In: Energy & Environment 17 (6), S. 977–981.

Weller, S. (2012): The Regional Dimensions of the ‘Transition to a Low-carbon Economy’. The Case of Australia’s Latrobe Valley. In: Regional Studies 46 (9), S. 1261–1272.

Whitmarsh, R. B.; Knight, D. P. (2010): Setting limits and targets for greenhouse gas emissions at local level. A case study based on the District of Winchester, UK. In: Urban Research & Practice 3 (1), S. 85–100.

1.6. Self-Organisation

Boonstra, B.; Boelens, L. (2011): Self-organization in urban development. Towards a new perspective on spatial planning. In: Urban Research & Practice 4 (2), S. 99–122.

Fuchs, C. (2002): Concepts of Social Self-Organisation. INTAS Project “Human Strategies in Complexity” Research Paper No. 4.

Fuchs, C. (2006): The Self-Organization of Social Movements. In: Systemic Practice and Action Research 19 (1), S. 101–137.

Horelli, L.; Saad-Sulonen, J.; Wallin, S.; Botero, A.: When self-organization and urban governance intersect: Two cases from Helsinki.

Hudson, C. G. (2005): The Dynamics of Self-Organization. In: Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment 10 (4), S. 17–38.

Ismael, J. T. (2011): Self-Organization and Self-Governance. In: Philosophy of the Social Sciences 41 (3), S. 327–351.

Nederhand, M. J.; Bekkers, V. J. J. M.; Voorberg, W. H. (2014): Self-organization and the role of government: how and why does self-organization evolves in the shadow of hierarchy? Rotterdam: Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Ostrom, E. (1995): Self-organization and Social Capital. In: Industrial and Corporate Change 4 (1), S. 131–159.

Rothfuss, E.; Korff, R. (2009): Urban Revolution as Catastrophe or Solution? Governance of Megacities in the Gobal South. In: Die Erde 140 (4), S. 355–370.

Smith, A.; Seyfang, G. (2013): Constructing grassroots innovations for sustainability. In: Global Environmental Change 23 (5), S. 827–829.

Van Meerkerk, I.; Boonstra, B.; Edelenbos, J. (2013): Self-Organization in Urban Regeneration. A Two-Case Comparative Research. In: European Planning Studies 21 (10), S. 1630–1652.

Uitermark, Justus (2015) Longing for Wikitopia. The study and politics of self-organization, Urban Studies 52, forthcoming.