“Sustainability in the Global City: Myth and Practice” (New Book)

http://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/earth-and-environmental-science/environmental-policy-economics-and-law/sustainability-global-city-myth-and-practice

TABLE OF CONTENTS
• Introduction: Urban Sustainability as Myth and Practice – Melissa Checker, Gary McDonogh, and Cindy Isenhour
PART I – Building the Myth: Branding the Green Global City
• “We’re not that kind of Developing Country”: Environmental Awareness in Contemporary China – Jennifer Hubbert
• Green Capitals Reconsidered – Cindy Isenhour
• Lessons of Unsustainbility: Learning from Hong Kong – Gary McDonogh
• Going Green? Washing Stones in World-Class Delhi – Varsha Patel
PART II – Planning, Design and Sustainability in the Wake of Crisis
• The Sustainability Edge: Competition, Crisis and the Rise of Green Urban Branding – Miriam Greenberg
• Developing Sustainable Visions for Post-Catastrophe Communities – Daniel Slone
I’ve Got a House but No Room for My HammockAna Servigna & Ali Fernandez
• Green is the New Brown: Old School Toxics and Environmental Gentrification on a New York City Waterfront – Melissa Checker
• Producing Sustainable futures in Post-Genocide Kigali, Rwanda – Samuel Shearer
PART III – Everyday Engagements with Urbanity and “Nature”
• Whose Urban Forest? The Political Ecology of Foraging Urban Nontimber Forest Products – Patrick Hurley, Marla Emery, Rebecca McLain, Melissa Poe, Brian Grabbatin, and Cari Goetcheus
• One Man’s Trash – Brad Rogers
• Shopping on Main Street: A Model of a Community-Based Food Economy – Kathleen Bubinas
• Spokespeople for a Mute Nature: The Case of the Villa Rodrigo Bueno in Buenos Aires – Marıa Carman
́PART IV – Cities Divided: Urban Intensification, Neoliberalism and Urban Activism
• Combining Sustainability and Social Justice in the Paris Metropolitan Region – Francois Mancebo
• ̧Shifting Gears: The Intersections of Race and Sustainability in Memphis – Matthew Farr, Keri Brondo & Scout Anglin
• Can Human Infrastructure Combat Green Gentrification? Ethnographic Research on Bicycling in Los Angeles and Seattle – Adonia Lugo
Urban Sustainability as a Boundary Object: Interrogating Discourses of Urban Intensification in Ottawa, Canada – Donald Leffers
• The Environmental Justice of Affordable Housing: East Austin,Gentrification, and Resistance -Eliot Tretter
• After Sustainability: Barcelona in a Time of Crisis – Gary McDonogh

AFTERWARD
Urban Sustainability as Myth and Practice – Alf Hornborg

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“Sustainability in the Global City: Myth and Practice” (New Book)

New book being launched at AAA this year: “Sustainability in the Global City: Myth and Practice”

Editors: Cindy Isenhour, Gary McDonogh and Melissa Checker. Cambridge University Press, 2015.

If you plan to attend AAA: Please stop by to check out the book, meet some of the contributors and grab a discount flyer.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction: Urban Sustainability as Myth and Practice – Melissa Checker, Gary McDonogh, and Cindy Isenhour
PART IBuilding the Myth: Branding the Green Global City
“We’re not that kind of Developing Country”: Environmental Awareness in Contemporary China – Jennifer Hubbert
Green Capitals Reconsidered – Cindy Isenhour
Lessons of Unsustainbility: Learning from Hong Kong – Gary McDonogh
Going Green? Washing Stones in World-Class Delhi – Varsha Patel
PART IIPlanning, Design and Sustainability in the Wake of Crisis
The Sustainability Edge: Competition, Crisis and the Rise of Green Urban Branding – Miriam Greenberg
Developing Sustainable Visions for Post-Catastrophe Communities – Daniel Slone
I’ve Got a House but No Room for My Hammock – Ana Servigna & Ali Fernandez
Green is the New Brown: Old School Toxics and Environmental Gentrification on a New York City Waterfront – Melissa Checker
Producing Sustainable futures in Post-Genocide Kigali, Rwanda – Samuel Shearer
PART IIIEveryday Engagements with Urbanity and “Nature”
Whose Urban Forest? The Political Ecology of Foraging Urban Nontimber Forest Products – Patrick Hurley, Marla Emery, Rebecca McLain, Melissa Poe, Brian Grabbatin, and Cari Goetcheus
One Man’s Trash – Brad Rogers
Shopping on Main Street: A Model of a Community-Based Food Economy – Kathleen Bubinas
Spokespeople for a Mute Nature: The Case of the Villa Rodrigo Bueno in Buenos Aires – Marıa Carman
́Part IVCities Divided: Urban Intensification, Neoliberalism and Urban Activism
Combining Sustainability and Social Justice in the Paris Metropolitan Region – Francois Mancebo
̧Shifting Gears: The Intersections of Race and Sustainability in Memphis – Matthew Farr, Keri Brondo & Scout Anglin
Can Human Infrastructure Combat Green Gentrification? Ethnographic Research on Bicycling in Los Angeles and Seattle – Adonia Lugo
Urban Sustainability as a Boundary Object: Interrogating Discourses of Urban Intensification in Ottawa, Canada – Donald Leffers
The Environmental Justice of Affordable Housing: East Austin,Gentrification, and Resistance -Eliot Tretter
After Sustainability: Barcelona in a Time of Crisis – Gary McDonogh

AFTERWARD
Urban Sustainability as Myth and Practice – Alf Hornborg

Discount Flyer_Sustainability in the Global City_Myth and Practice

Abierta la convocatoria para la postulación de artículos – Revista Pensamiento Americano

La Corporación Universitaria Americana y su Sello Editorial, se complacen en informarle que se encuentra abierta la convocatoria para la postulación de artículos de resultado de Investigación para su publicación en la revista Pensamiento Americano, órgano de divulgación científica de la Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales

Pensamiento Americano circula en forma semestral desde 2008 en su edición impresa y desde el 2013 en formato electrónico en sistema Open Access. Se ocupa especialmente de la publicación de artículos de resultados de investigación, artículos de revisión y artículos de reflexión en los idiomas Español, Inglés y Portugués.

La forma de hacer llegar los artículos a */Pensamiento Americano /*es enviándolo a la siguiente dirección de correo electrónico:
pensamientoamericano@coruniamericana.edu.co
<mailto:pensamientoamericano@coruniamericana.edu.co>

Así mismo a través del sistema Open Journal Sistems OJS:
http://www.coruniamericana.edu.co/publicaciones/ojs/index.php/pensamientoamericano/index

Para mayor información envío adjunto las políticas editoriales de la revista, así mismo puede visitar el link de la revista: http://www.coruniamericana.edu.co/publicaciones/ojs/index.php/pensamientoamericano/issue/archive

La revista *Pensamiento Americano* se encuentra incluida en las bases de
datos: Política Complete Index(México); Actualidad Iberoamericana.
asimismo se encuentra en procesos de evaluación en: Dialnet, Fuente
académica Premier y IBN Publindex.

Cordialmente,

JOHANNA SANTOS CORTEZANO.
CoEditora De la Revista

JUAN CARLOS MIRANDA MORALES
Director de Investigaciones.

Copyright © 2014 Revista Pensamiento Americano, All rights reserved. Se encuentra abierta la Convocatoria para quienes deseen publicar sus
artículos en la Revista Pensamiento Americano, que edita la Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales de la Corporación Universitaria Americana.

Our mailing address is:
Revista Pensamiento Americano
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Whiteford Graduate Student Award in Applied and Public Anthropology – submit papers

The Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology (SLACA) announces its 2014 Whiteford Graduate Student Award in Applied and Public Anthropology in honor of Michael B. Whiteford and Scott Whiteford. The award is intended to help a graduate student attend the SLACA Spring bi-annual meeting. The 2015 meeting will be held in Oaxaca Mexico, March 26-28. The prize consists of US $1000 to support a student registered in a graduate program in Latin American, the Caribbean or the United States. We encourage anthropology departments to support students entering the competition by providing additional conference travel funds.

The Whiteford Graduate Student Award was created through the enduring support of Michael B and Scott Whiteford who have donated all of the royalties from their book Crossing Currents: Continuity and Change in Latin America to the Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology since its publication in 1998. With their contributions, SLACA has supported Latin American scholars by helping them travel to present their work at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association. We are proud to extend the Whitefords’ generosity to students’ emerging scholarship at the spring SLACA meeting.
Papers submitted to the award’s committee are limited to a maximum length of six thousand words, including bibliography. Papers can be from any subfield of anthropology, but they must have an applied component and be based on field research carried out in Latin America, the Caribbean, or among first-generation migrants from these areas. The papers can be written in English, Spanish, French or Portuguese. The student must hold a current membership in SLACA. Awards will be announced at the 2015 SLACA meeting in Oaxaca, Mexico (March 26-28, 2015).

The paper may be submitted as early as Dec. 1, 2014 with a final deadline of January 5, 2015. Please submit papers electronically (as MS Word Files or PDFs) to Francisco Fernández, Jury Chair, at frepettorama@gmail.com.

Revista Estudios Sociales del NOA – Convocatoria para el Envio de Articulos

Nos es grato hacerles saber que se encuentra abierta la convocatoria para el envío de artículos para su publicación en la revista Estudios Sociales del NOA (ISSN 0329-8256, Impresa; ISSN 2362-2482, En línea) del Instituto Interdisciplinario Tilcara (Facultad de Filosofía y Letras-Universidad de Buenos Aires).
La revista se propone divulgar contribuciones que representen un aporte a los estudios sobre el mundo andino y, a partir de estos, contribuir al esclarecimiento y el avance de los problemas y discusiones actuales de las ciencias sociales en general, desde el campo disciplinar en el que se inscriban.
Adjuntamos la política editorial de la revista y las normas editoriales vigentes. Asimismo les hacemos saber que se puede consultar la versión En Línea de la revista en:
http://revistascientificas.filo.uba.ar/index.php/esnoa

Comité Editor Estudios Sociales del NOA /Nueva Serie/
<estudiossocialesdelnoa@yahoo.com.ar>
Instituto Interdisciplinario Tilcara,
Facultad de Filosofía y Letras,
Universidad de Buenos Aires.

62nd Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS)

Call for Papers
62nd Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS)
Francis Marion Hotel
Charleston, South Carolina
March 12-14, 2015

Proposal Submission Deadline: December 1, 2014

Conference Theme:
“Memory and Identity in Latin America”

The 62nd Annual Meeting of SECOLAS will take place at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina, from Thursday, March 12 to Saturday, March 14, 2015. SECOLAS invites faculty members, independent scholars and graduate students to submit panel and individual paper proposals for participation in the conference.
We welcome submissions on any aspect of Latin American and/or Caribbean Studies, including papers and panels that address the conference theme (broadly conceived).
Graduate student presenters will be eligible to apply for the Ed Moseley Award for the best paper presented at the SECOLAS meeting.

After the conference, all presenters will be eligible to submit their paper for publication consideration in the SECOLAS Annals issue of The Latin Americanist, an international, peer-reviewed journal published by SECOLAS and Wiley Blackwell.

Send proposals, including a 250‐word abstract for each panel and/or paper and a brief CV (no more than 2 pages) for all panelists, to one of the program co-chairs by December 1, 2014:

History and Social Sciences
Michael Pisani
Department of Management
Central Michigan University
m.pisani@cmich.edu

Literature and Humanities
Paul Worley
Department of English
Western Carolina University
pmworley@wcu.edu

Local Arrangements:
Jurgen Buchenau, History and Latin American Studies, UNC Charlotte, jbuchenau@uncc.edu Gregory Crider, History, Winthrop University, criderg@winthrop.edu

South Eastern Council On Latin American Studies – SECOLAS
UNC Charlotte | Department of History
9201 University City Blvd. | Charlotte, NC 28223
Email: Secolas-org@uncc.edu

Resident Professor in Global Health (Open Position)

The Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS) is seeking applicants for the position of Resident Professor with the OTS Global Health Undergraduate Semester Abroad Program in Costa Rica. This is a field-based program designed to provide undergraduate students with outstanding training in tropical medicine, public health, ethnobiology, research abilities, community work, and Spanish Language and Culture. More information about the program can be found here:
http://ots.ac.cr/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=339&Itemid=467
Successful applicants will work closely with the Education Director, Undergraduate Programs Coordinator, and other Resident Professors in curriculum design and implementation, and will be responsible for teaching aspects of the Public Health, Ethnobiology, and Research Practicum courses.

He/she will be responsible for leading the Research Practicum course, teach statistics and research design, thus should be comfortable with developing and conducting short research projects with students in the field and in the community.

Ideal candidates will have a background in anthropology and/or social science with a focus on public health, or in microbiology or epidemiology, such that they could complement the expertise of the other resident professors in public health and ethnobiology. The position is based in Costa Rica, and requires a commitment of 18 weeks in Costa Rica where 13 will be in the field and the rest in OTS offices during each of two (Spring and Fall). This is a full-time position with a required commitment of at least one year. Any questions about the position should be directed to undergradprograms@ots.ac.cr<mailto:undergradprograms@ots.ac.cr>. We follow Duke University quality control in all aspects; henceforth, good teaching skills are a must.

Qualifications:

* Ph.D. in Anthropology, Public or International Health, Microbiology, or Epidemiology with professional research experience in the tropics
* A strong interest in team teaching and interdisciplinary collaboration
* A strong background in experimental design and statistical analysis in projects related to public health and ethnobiology
* Experience in field-based education and hands-on experiential teaching a plus
* Experience working in Latin America, especially in Costa Rica, a plus
* Excellent bilingual (English/Spanish) communication skills
* Ability to work a flexible schedule and spend 16-18 weeks, twice a year, in Costa Rica
* Comfortable with living in close quarters with students and faculty at field stations around Costa Rica
Application deadline: Open enrollment.
Anticipated start date: Until successful applicant found.

To apply: Submit the following materials: cover letter describing your interest and fit for the position, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and 3 references. Electronic applications are preferred and may be submitted online via the OTS website: http://www.ots.ac.cr. Applications may also be sent electronically to rechum@ots.ac.cr<mailto:rechum@ots.ac.cr>.
Andrés Santana
Graduate Education Department
Organization for Tropical Studies
San Pedro, Costa Rica. 676-2050
(506) 2524-0607 ext. 1511
Skype: andres.santana_otscro
http://www.ots.ac.cr&lt;http://www.ots.ac.cr/&gt;
twitter: @ots_tropicaledu<https://twitter.com/ots_tropicaledu&gt;