Sense of place2. Section 3: Place and Identity - The People, Place, and Space Reader. Likewise, geographer Kay J.
Anderson describes how race and class privilege infused the social production of space in late 19th-century Vancouver, Canada. Anderson’s work examines the variety of material and social practices through which both racialized space and constructed notions of racialized difference were produced and naturalized. Her research looks at how “Chinatowns” were fabricated in many cities by white Europeans and Anglo- Americans in the 19th century. She focuses her careful examination on Vancouver to detail how those in power delineated difference and limited people marked as other—in this case the Chinese population—through the spatializations of cultural norms and values.
This included labeling their cultural activities such as lodging, eating, gambling, and opium use as unsanitary or immoral, while refusing to extend sanitation services or employment to these communities. Resilience. Deakin University Library. 3.2.1 Models of Health. Turrell health inequalities. Healthy2BWorkplace2BKit. MMS: Error.
Cross headwatersXII. Melbourne_PS_Ordinance. Healthy Spaces & Places. 'Cover' in Health of People, Places and Planet by Colin D. Butler, Jane Dixon and Anthony G. Capon (eds) Making healthy places : designing and building for health, well-being, and ...: Deakin University Library Search. What is Placemaking? What if we built our communities around places?
As both an overarching idea and a hands-on approach for improving a neighborhood, city, or region, Placemaking inspires people to collectively reimagine and reinvent public spaces as the heart of every community. Strengthening the connection between people and the places they share, Placemaking refers to a collaborative process by which we can shape our public realm in order to maximize shared value.
More than just promoting better urban design, Placemaking facilitates creative patterns of use, paying particular attention to the physical, cultural, and social identities that define a place and support its ongoing evolution. With community-based participation at its center, an effective Placemaking process capitalizes on a local community’s assets, inspiration, and potential, and it results in the creation of quality public spaces that contribute to people’s health, happiness, and well being.
Placemaking begins at the smallest scale. The Soundscapes of Australia by Fiona Richards. Community Indicators Victoria. Home. - Health of People, Places and Planet - ANU. Foreword Stephen V.
Boyden This remarkable collection of papers bears witness to the breadth, depth and originality of Tony McMichael’s outstanding contribution to the health sciences over the past four decades. Appropriately, contributions range from discussions of the results of epidemiological studies on specific health issues, many of which McMichael worked on himself, to the importance of a systems approach to epidemiology, and even to some philosophical issues such as how important the future really is. Many papers refer to or focus on an area that was of special interest to McMichael over recent decades – the impacts of climate change on human health. Chapter 6. Love, loss and ‘going Home’: the intimate lives of Victorian settlers.
In May 1885, Arbella Winter Cooke received a letter from her son Sam, who was on an extensive honeymoon in Europe.
He and his wife, Alice, were having a wonderful time and liking Florence ‘very much’ but, Sam assured his mother, she need not fear that ‘it or any other place will charm us away from Victoria’. With a flourish, he added, ‘We are looking forward to our return Home.’ Samuel Winter Cooke (1847–1929) had been taught from early childhood that the great European cities on his tour were the centres of civilisation and culture. From the cosmopolitan city of Florence, however, he wrote to reassure his mother that all he longed for was held in the word ‘home’. Perils of place: identifying hotspots of health inequality. Perils of place: identifying hotspots of health inequality by Stephen Duckett Listen to a podcast of the authors discussing the report Hospitalisation rates for diabetes, tooth decay and other conditions that should be treatable or manageable out of hospital show how Australia’s health system is consistently failing some communities.
The Art of Geography. What is the sense of place?
It is a combination of characteristics that makes a place special and unique. Sense of place involves the human experience in a landscape, the local knowledge and folklore. Losing childhood places in an age of regulatory rollback - Institute of the Environment and Sustainability at UCLA. By Kyla Wilson I was raised on the sandstone hills above San Elijo Lagoon, just a couple miles south of Batiquitos Lagoon.
As a child, these inlets where river runoff meet ocean were sanctuaries from suburbia. Each time we visited, I hoped to spot a Great Blue Heron, the elusive grey guardian of the marshes. Community and Quality of Life: Data Needs for Informed Decision Making. Downs, A. 2001.
The Future of U.S. Ground Transportation from 2000 to 2020. Remarks to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, March 22. Available at Accessed September 26, 2001. Dubois-Taine, G. 2001. Place: Globalization & Glocalization. Globalisation and cultural identity - Big Ideas. A Sense of Place in Globalization. Recently, I was talking with a Pastor friend at a coffee shop about the importance of a “sense of place” in a globalizing world.
This is particularly relevant in Washington, DC, where many of our friends are frequently absent, “off the map,” spread across the globe. We both came from divided countries (Korea and Ireland) and felt called to love our current residence, the city of Washington DC. While it left me with more questions than answers, it was a lively and energizing discussion. The Globalisation of Place and Space. Who's Jackson? Construction of sense of place in the era of globalisation : a case study. 512. P&d disscussion paper 4. Globalization and the Politics of Place: Place and Identity in an Inner London Neighbourhood on JSTOR. Massey. Economic Globalisation. The impact of globalisation. Healthearth ... healthearthealthearthealthearth: Solastalgia: A new psychoterratic condition. Cultures all over the world have concepts in their languages that relate psychological states to states of the environment.
The Hopi have used the word koyaanisqatsi to describe conditions where life is disintegrating and out of balance. The Portugese use the word saudade to describe a feeling one has for a loved one who is absent or has disappeared. The North Baffin Inuit of the Arctic have applied the word, uggianaqtuq, ((pronounced OOG-gi-a-nak-took) is) to the climate and weather. The word means to behave unexpectedly or in an unfamiliar way and has connotations of a “friend acting strangely” or in an unpredictable way. The weather has become uggianaqtug for them. The Relevance of Place and Sense of Place to Sustainability. In response to sprawl and globalization that challenge integrity of ecosystems and diversity of cultures (i.e., environmental sustainability and cultural sustainability), place-based education has been invigorated as a means of "reclaiming the significance of the local in the global age" (Gruenewald & Smith, 2008, p. xiii).
Place-based teaching and learning are situated in places, which are localities imbued with meaning by human experience (Tuan, 1977). Places populate a cultural landscape that interpenetrates the physical landscape of landforms, water, biomes, and climate. The meanings that define places are diverse, signifying interplay of environment and culture in places from prehistory to the present. As they make meaning in places, people also form emotional attachments to them. Such attachments, especially if held by large numbers of people (for example, love of parks or wilderness areas) can be strong enough to influence the fate of these places. References. Let’s make Britain wild again and find ourselves in nature.
When the robin was voted the UK’s national bird last month, we chose to celebrate half of a broken relationship. The robin evolved to make use of wild boar, preying on the worms and insects exposed by their grubbing. It is to the boar what the oxpecker is to the Cape buffalo. But boar are mostly absent from the UK, so the robin’s survival depends on finding the next best thing: human gardeners. Semken10 pbe4contest. Home - Healthy Spaces & Places. Download: The Healthy Spaces & Places Manual (PDF) The manual is for those working within the built and natural environment to help tackle some of Australia’s major preventable health issues by encouraging walking, cycling and the use of public transport. It is a resource for professionals in the design, health and property development industries, governments and community groups.
Healthy Spaces & Places supports and complements planning and design initiatives throughout Australia. It is a single source of easy-to-find, practical information from experts in health, planning, urban design, community safety and transport planning. New South Wales Public Health Bulletin. Healthy by Design: a planners’ guide to environments for active living (Healthy by Design)1 was released by the National Heart Foundation of Australia (Heart Foundation) in 2004. The guide is one of the more recent resources produced to build upon the Supportive Environments for Physical Activity work which commenced in Victoria in 1998.
It followed initial research and development by the Heart Foundation in South Australia in 19962 and 1999.3 Healthy by Design aims to demonstrate ways in which planners can influence the health and well-being of communities through their urban planning and design practice. The development of Healthy by Design was assisted by key stakeholders representing the planning, recreation, health, transport and community building sectors, with support from VicHealth and the Planning Institute Australia – Victoria Division. Response to a planning need There is an increasing trend toward physical inactivity. Sense of Place and Sense of Planet: The Environmental Imagination of the Global. Ursula Heise's book leads ecocriticism in a new direction, one that should have been taken long before now. Changing your life and going off the grid.
Active & Healthy nature. Connect with nature and discover our city's many hidden natural areas and reserves. Be Active. Summary: Be Active evaluation highlights (PDF, 449 KB) The aim of Be Active was to address the lack of safe, accessible and inclusive environments restricting people’s capacity to participate in physical activity. Be Active ran in tandem with the Victorian Government’s Healthy Together Victoria initiative, to boost the efforts of the local governments to achieve increased physical activity participation in their communities.
Climate change threats to family farmers' sense of place and mental wellbeing: A case study from the Western Australian Wheatbelt. Highlights. Mineral Policy Institute A Sense of place, a sense of loss: Australia’s Mining Legacies. Australian Broadcasting Corporation - /stories/mosaic. Compass: A Small Town Welcome - ABC TV. 1 February 2009 A Small Town Welcome. Sudanese refugee story. This is the story of how the Makur family came to Australia to live safely. I am Martin Majur Majak and I live with Martha Makur and our six children in Dorrigo, Northern NSW. We come from Yirol in Southern Sudan. Transcript: Deng Thiak Adut's Australia Day speech. Hiruy thesis final 170309. Melbourne riot: claims police going soft on African youths 'inaccurate and dangerous' Face the facts: Asylum Seekers and Refugees. Back to main Face the Facts page Seeking asylum in Australia is not illegal. In fact, it is a basic human right.
All people are entitled to protection of their human rights, including the right to seek asylum, regardless of how or where they arrive in Australia. Asylum seekers and refugees: what are the facts? Updated 2 March 2015 PDF version [400 KB] Janet Phillips Social Policy Section.
Workplace trends for 2017: Hays. Working at home? It's because you've got too much to do. Resilience in the workplace - Health & Wellbeing. Theconversation. Theconversation. Capital - Working from home, with serious interruptions. Gen Z & Millennials Collide At Work. Hot-desking and activity-based work perhaps not so hot, research suggests. New farmers’ efforts to create a sense of place in rural communities: insights from southern Ontario, Canada. Inside a denim factory in Nairobi – in pictures. Can budget 2017 fix housing affordability? Here are seven options.
'I'm not doing this any more': the rush to escape Sydney's mad house prices. Three in 10 feeling the pinch from mortgage. Mortgage stress interviews. Australia's housing market and the great intergenerational tax rort. Sydney and Melbourne housing affordability woes: Is it time to move to Adelaide? Toronto and Sydney have fastest rising house prices. Oh Melbourne! You’re so lovable: residents have their say on city’s liveability. Street view: a day in the life of an artist living rough in Melbourne – video. 3 findingmyplace.
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