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Janssen, C. (author)
Although social objectives are frequently part of the pursuit of sustainable urban development, how such social sustainability goals can be achieved in urban development practices remains a largely unsolved puzzle. While scholars increasingly acknowledge that urban social sustainability is a plural concept that needs to be specified in...
doctoral thesis 2024
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Janssen, C. (author), Daamen, T.A. (author), Verheul, W.J. (author)
Social sustainability’s implementation in urban development is a complex endeavour that demands alternative forms of governance. This article draws on the capabilities approach as an evaluative framework to better understand this implementation process. Through an in-depth case comparison of two Dutch urban development projects, the study...
journal article 2024
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Meulepas, Jolien (author)
This research deepens the understanding of issues of mobility injustice, related to accessibility, in context of vulnerable neighbourhoods in peri-urban areas. Through the use of a case study of a vulnerable neighbourhood in the Hague Southwest, this paper aims to add to the understanding of the mechanisms underlying the causes (accessibility...
master thesis 2023
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Watchorn, Dan (author)
The story of modern Botswana is that of dualities. At the time of independence in 1966, it was the second poorest country in the world in terms of GDP. Since then, it has seen explosive economic growth and accompanying improvements in human development. It is now ranks third in sub-saharan Africa in both GDP per capita and HDI. This impressive...
master thesis 2023
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Dervishaj, Rea (author)
This thesis examines the impact of the formalisation process on recipient households in peri-urban areas of Albania, by employing a multi-dimensional framework, adapted from Frediani and Hansen (2015), which uses aspects of both the Capability Space and the Sustainable Livelihoods Framework. The main research question explores the impact of...
master thesis 2023
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van Loo, Julian (author)
Energy poverty is an increasingly important issue. While vulnerable households are especially at risk in the energy transition, energy poverty effects of the transition are unknown. In Delft, a district heating network based on geothermal energy is planned. The distributive justice aspects of heat networks in the heating transition remain...
master thesis 2023
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Asveld, L. (author), Robaey, Zoë Houda (author), Francke, Sara (author), Osseweijer, P. (author)
Biomass such as crops and agricultural waste is increasingly used as the primary resource for products like bioplastics and biofuels. Incorporating the needs, knowledge, skills and values of biomass producers in the design of global value chains – the steps involved in creating any finished product from design to delivery – can contribute to...
journal article 2023
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Assaduzzaman, Mohammad (author), Filatova, T. (author), Lovett, Jon C. (author), Coenen, Frans H.J.M. (author)
Climate change effects are not uniform and have disproportionate impacts among different groups of people within communities. It is therefore important to understand the underlying issues of intersectionality for climate change adaptation and human well-being. This paper aims to measure human capabilities and freedom of choice by analyzing...
journal article 2023
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Umbrello, S. (author)
In a recent article, Madelaine Ley evaluates the future of work, specifically robotised workplaces, via the lens of care ethics. Like many proponents of care ethics, Ley draws on the approach and its emphasis on relationality to understand ethical action necessary for worker wellbeing. Her paper aims to fill a research gap by shifting away from...
journal article 2023
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Kimhur, Boram (author)
Housing inequality is a growing concern in our society. In recent decades, this inequality has been exacerbated by the phenomenon of housing being financialized and commodified as a means for wealth accumulation. Management of financial institutions and housing markets has become the centre of attention in policy discussion. The questions of how...
doctoral thesis 2022
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Huang, Yu (author)
This report first discusses the phenomenon of aging, how it is commonly understood, and the state-of-the-art of the technology for aging people (gerontechnology) (chapter 1). In the analysis, the author briefly describes the origin and development of the notion of aging through medical, social, and cultural lenses. How the negative narrative...
master thesis 2022
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Mulder, Betsy (author)
The Community Land Trust (CLT) model is regarded by some as a possible solution to the current issues that European housing markets are facing, such as unaffordability and segregation. As this model is able to provide perpetual affordable housing through collaboration between local residents, local authorities and civil experts, the statement...
master thesis 2022
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Vasquez Gomez, Pedro (author)
Economies, society, and organizations are operating on borrowed time (Lacy &amp; Rutqvist, 2015). <br/><br/>As a response to urgent planetary and societal needs, a critical shift is required on every aspect of how organizations in the construction sector, one of the most resource intensive and pollutant industries, propose, create, and capture...
master thesis 2022
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Kimhur, Boram (author)
This study empirically examines the difference of the capability<br/>approach to evaluating well-being and equality in housing, with<br/>data from the Netherlands. Conventionally, well-being/inequality in<br/>housing have been evaluated by measures of economic/material<br/>means for housing or satisfaction. In theory, these evaluation<br/...
journal article 2022
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Kimhur, Boram (author)
When correcting policies to tackle rising housing inequality, certain principles of housing justice are necessary. Recently, the capability approach to justice has attracted the attention of housing scholars, as promising guidance to compensate for problems in conventional policy approaches. However, the practicality of its policy application...
journal article 2022
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Janssen, C. (author), Basta, Claudia (author)
Social sustainability is a multidimensional concept sensitive to the contexts of its application. This study explores how it is interpreted and applied in urban planning practices in which general social sustainability goals are translated into specific urban design interventions. Building upon Sen’s Capability Approach (CA), we analyse the gap...
journal article 2022
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Joshi, A.R. (author), Chappin, E.J.L. (author), Doorn, N. (author)
Scholars increasingly propose distributive justice as a means to foster effective and fair outcomes in climate adaptation. To advance the discussion on its place in climate policy, it is desirable to be able to quantitatively assess the effects of different principles of distribution on the well-being of unequally vulnerable individuals and...
journal article 2021
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Brackel, A.K.C. (author)
The capability approach is increasingly presented as a promising approach to address questions of justice in local climate adaptation. In an attempt to integrate environmental protections into the capability approach, Breena Holland developed the meta-capability Sustainable Ecological Capacity to establish substantive ecological limits. This...
journal article 2021
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Janssen, C. (author), Daamen, T.A. (author), Verdaas, J.C. (author)
In Europe, growing concerns about social segregation and social stability have pushed calls to make cities ‘inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable’ higher on policy agendas. However, how to approach such generic policy objectives and operationalise them for planning practices is still largely unclear. This article makes a conceptual...
journal article 2021
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de Wildt, T.E. (author)
This thesis introduces an approach to support the long-term social acceptance of energy systems by addressing value conflicts embedded in regulatory and technical designs. When designing energy systems, the realisation of some values can conflict with the realisation of other values. The decision to deploy energy systems therefore inevitably...
doctoral thesis 2020
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