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Urban Political Ecology Of Green Public Space In Mexico City: Equity, Parks And People

Abstract Decades of research confirms that urban green spaces in the form of parks, gardens, and urban forests provide numerous environmental and social services including microclimate regulation, noise reduction, rainwater drainage, stress amelioration, etc. In post-industrial megacities of the twenty-first century, densely populated, violent and heavily polluted such as Mexico City, having access to safe and well-maintained green public space is in all respects necessary for people to maintain or improve their quality of life. However, according to recent reports by the Mexican Ministry of Environment, green public spaces in Mexico City are insufficient and unevenly distributed across the sixteen boroughs of the Mexican Distrito Federal. If it is ... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Fernandez Alvarez, Rafael (Author) / Bolin, Bob (Advisor) / Boone, Christopher (Committee member) / Lara-Valencia, Francisco (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Environmental justice / Geography / Sociology / Environmental Justice / GIS / Mexico / Mexico City / Parks / Political Ecology
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 181 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Geography 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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