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The Case of the Seismo-Volcanic Crisis of El Hierro, Canary Islands
Eine politische Stadtgeographie
Series: Urban Studies
Über Kunst, Kreativität und alternative Stadtgestaltung
Raumbezüge diverser und alternativer Ökonomien

(2002): Cities. Reimagining the Urban. Cam- bridge. Anacostia Waterfront Corporation (o.J.): A Revitalized Waterfront in Washington, D.C. Online im Internet. URL: www.anacostiawater- (letzter Zugriff: 27. Februar 2007). Anheier, Helmut K.; Stores, Sally (2002): Introducing the Global Civil Society Index. In: Glasius, Marlies; Kaldor, Mary; Anheier, Helmut (Hg.): Global Civil Society 2002. Oxford: 241-255. 281 GLOBAL CITY WASHINGTON, D.C. Appadurai, A. ( 1990): Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy. In: Featherstone, Michael (Hg


Christian Schulz What do degrowth approaches mean for your own research? Helen Jarvis: I very much embrace degrowth thinking as a social geographer, so for me it is all about the relevance of geography as a scholar-activist. I probably don’t think of myself as employing a fully-f ledged participatory action research. My degrowth understanding is quite aligned with a kind of pragmatic utopian thinking. So, my collaboration with external partners and a broad base of alliance of community organisations, really of bottom-up civil society is probably messier and more

a bit more pragmatic 317 solution, and we need hybridity in the planning system, with a recognition that you need to know your context and you need to customize your solution to that context. When you look at context, a localized context, we’ve got used to looking at the resources of civil society, but I think we’re much less used to looking at the resources of endogenous, very small scale capital. And we need to think about how to work better across the civil society/small scale capital divide, and consider what capital can do in relation to this. Also we


- mestication of the Scallops and the Fishermen of St Brieuc Bay in: J. Law (ed.), Power, Action and Belief: A New Sociology of Knowledge, London: Routledge, pp. 196-223. Campi, S., Defourny, J. and Grégoire, O. (2006): Work integration so- cial enterprises: are they multiple-goal and multi-stakeholder organ- izations?, in: M. Nyssens (ed.), Social Enterprise. At the crossroads of market, public policies and civil society, London: Routledge, pp. 29-49. Castells, M. (2000): Materials for an exploratory theory of the network society in: British Journal of Sociology 51

. The Pro-Indian Commission of Acre and a non-profit organization of Brazilian civil society, based in Rio Branco, state capital of Acre, were founded in 1979 during the period of struggle for Brazilian democ- racy and in times when indigenous peoples were hardly recognized or not noticed at all. Since then it has worked to support the people in claiming and exercising their rights. The organization’s mission is to “support the indigenous peoples of Acre in some of their struggles for the conquest and the exercise of their collective rights – territorial

an experiment, we put out a public call for people to contribute shared auto rickshaw routes that they knew of. Within 8 hours, we had details on 85 routes in the city. Adding all of these routes to the existing frequency network map further enhanced the public database on mobility in Hyderabad. Public Audits Using Maps – Map of Public Toilets Public audits and fact-finding missions have long been a useful methodology employed by activist groups and other civil society organisations in India for holding the government accountable for the rights of citizens