Author: Swathi Gangadharan

  • Gatekeeping “Access”: Exploring Caveats to Public Greenspace Use for the Urban Poor

    Gatekeeping “Access”: Exploring Caveats to Public Greenspace Use for the Urban Poor

    Planning processes institutionalise the will of the politically powerful, shaping cities where equal access to urban public greenspace is several steps too far for the urban poor, quite literally and quietly figuratively. Environmental justice scholarship needs to integrate quantitative and qualitative measurements of access to understand what influences greenspace use along socio-economic indicators.

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