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Making the case for self-organisation: Understanding how communities make sense of sustainability & climate change through collective action (2017)
Journal Article
Atkinson, R., Dörfler, T., Hasanov, M., Rothfuss, E., & Smith, I. (2017). Making the case for self-organisation: Understanding how communities make sense of sustainability & climate change through collective action. International Journal of Sustainable Society, 9(3), 193-209. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJSSOC.2017.10009301

Understanding how civil society and community groups take on the challenge of climate change is key to understanding the capacity of society as a whole to adapt in the face of climate change in ways that acknowledge a broader need for a sustainable s... Read More about Making the case for self-organisation: Understanding how communities make sense of sustainability & climate change through collective action.

The climate change challenge and the urban environment: Collective action issues in the suburbs (2017)
Book Chapter
Smith, I. S. (2017). The climate change challenge and the urban environment: Collective action issues in the suburbs. In J. Hannigan, & G. Richards (Eds.), Handbook of New Urban StudiesSAGE Publications

Given the scale of the climate change challenge, there is a multiplicity of perspectives on the question of why some suburban neighbourhoods embrace the need to adapt to climate change and why some neighbourhoods do not. The chapter compares and con... Read More about The climate change challenge and the urban environment: Collective action issues in the suburbs.

Demographic Change in European Towns 2001–11: A Cross-National Multi-Level Analysis (2017)
Journal Article
Smith, I. (2017). Demographic Change in European Towns 2001–11: A Cross-National Multi-Level Analysis. Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie, 108(4), 424-437. https://doi.org/10.1111/tesg.12255

© 2017 Royal Dutch Geographical Society KNAG The unique contribution of this paper is to empirically compare and contrast demographic change in settlements with a population between 5,000 and under 50,000 (defined as towns) across different national... Read More about Demographic Change in European Towns 2001–11: A Cross-National Multi-Level Analysis.

Learning to build sustainable communities: An interdependency network perspective (2013)
Journal Article
Lever, J., & Smith, I. (2013). Learning to build sustainable communities: An interdependency network perspective. https://doi.org/10.3351/ppp.0007.0003.0001

This paper explores the production of sustainable communities from an interdependency network perspective (Newton, 2001). Drawing on fieldwork that examined how planners worked collaboratively with other professionals to address the challenges of de... Read More about Learning to build sustainable communities: An interdependency network perspective.

Retrofitting England's suburbs to adapt to climate change (2013)
Journal Article
Joynt, J. L., Williams, K., Gupta, R., Hopkins, D., Gregg, M., Payne, C., …Bates-Brkljac, N. (2013). Retrofitting England's suburbs to adapt to climate change. Building Research and Information, 41(5), 517-531. https://doi.org/10.1080/09613218.2013.808893

The majority of the English population lives in suburbs and this is where the impacts of climate change will significantly affect people's domestic lives: heat stress, respiratory problems, flooding, drought, deterioration of green spaces and damage... Read More about Retrofitting England's suburbs to adapt to climate change.

Integrated suburban neighbourhood adaptation due to climate change: Local stakeholders' views on potential pathways for change (2013)
Journal Article
Smith, I., Williams, K., Hopkins, D., Joynt, J., Payne, C., & Gupta, R. (2013). Integrated suburban neighbourhood adaptation due to climate change: Local stakeholders' views on potential pathways for change. Structural Survey, 31(4), 301-313. https://doi.org/10.1108/SS-01-2013-0008

Purpose: This paper presents new research on the potential pathways for integrated adaptation that could make England's suburbs more resilient to future climate conditions. It focuses on the role of central government, local agencies and householders... Read More about Integrated suburban neighbourhood adaptation due to climate change: Local stakeholders' views on potential pathways for change.

The conditions for, and challenges of, adapting England's suburbs for climate change (2012)
Journal Article
Joynt, J. L., Williams, K., Joynt, J., Payne, C., Hopkins, D., & Smith, I. (2012). The conditions for, and challenges of, adapting England's suburbs for climate change. Building and Environment, 55, 131-140. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2011.11.015

This paper outlines the conditions for, and challenges of, adapting suburbs in England for climate change. The paper introduces the 'suburb' as a spatial setting vulnerable to climate change related threats that have been largely absent from previous... Read More about The conditions for, and challenges of, adapting England's suburbs for climate change.

Mobility and the smart, green and inclusive Europe (2011)
Journal Article
Smith, I., & Atkinson, R. (2011). Mobility and the smart, green and inclusive Europe. Local Economy, 26(6-7), 562-576. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269094211418899

The article sets out a two-dimensional regional typology combining measures of migration and visiting rates. It argues that forms of mobility are interrelated but that the relationship varies by broad type of region and it argues for a place-based ap... Read More about Mobility and the smart, green and inclusive Europe.

Adapting the English suburbs for climate change: A conceptual model of local adaptive capacity (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Smith, I., & Hopkins, D. (2010, July). Adapting the English suburbs for climate change: A conceptual model of local adaptive capacity. Paper presented at AESOP 2010

Recent climate change modelling suggests that we will all experience changing climatic conditions such as higher temperatures, altered patterns of rainfall and increasingly frequent extreme weather events regardless of the extent of mitigation effort... Read More about Adapting the English suburbs for climate change: A conceptual model of local adaptive capacity.

Introduction: Of neighbourhoods and governance (2007)
Book Chapter
Lepine, E., Smith, I., Sullivan, H., & Taylor, M. (2007). Introduction: Of neighbourhoods and governance. In I. Smith, E. Lepine, & M. Taylor (Eds.), Disadvantaged by where you live? Neighbourhood governance in contemporary urban policy, 1-20. Policy Press

The future of neighbourhood in urban policy (2007)
Book Chapter
Lepine, E., Smith, I., & Taylor, M. (2007). The future of neighbourhood in urban policy. In I. Smith, E. Lepine, & M. Taylor (Eds.), Disadvantaged by where you live? Neighbourhood governance in contemporary urban policy, 205-220. Policy Press