This short blog is a part of an online sociology textbook, in which I give a short bio of how I came to study sociology, a definition of sustainability, and how I use this definition in my own research.
Here is a blog I wrote about my work on sustainability and social justice in Ireland posted on the website for the Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC), which supports UN education for sustainable development and the UN sustainable development goals.
In this recent book, I coauthored the introductory chapter titled “Chicago: Neoliberal City” laying out the parameters of neoliberalism and then in chapter 4 “Urban Sustainability and the ‘Greening’ of Neoliberal Chicago” I present the challenges of enacting sustainable, socially just, solutions in this context. Here is the publisher link for more information:
Below is an interview of one of the editors and one of the contributors to this research on the radio show “Live from the Heartland” on WLUW 88.7fm in Chicago.
This literature review was inspired by my Ph.D. research about urban sustainability in the context of North American cities.