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The NIMBY syndrome and the health of communities

Sénécal, Gilles; Reyburn, Stefan (2006). The NIMBY syndrome and the health of communities Canadian Journal of Urban Research / Revue canadienne de recherche urbaine , vol. 15 , nº 2. p. 244-263.

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The aim of this paper is to extract from the current literature a set of NIMBY syndrome approaches. It gives a positive account of NIMBY and develops a synthetic conceptual framework combining different readings of the NIMBY syndrome and proposes to assess its impacts on community health. The purpose of constructing a conceptual framework is to understand how urban societies deal with tensions caused by land-use or site selection projects, in particular by encouraging citizen participation, negotiating solutions and considering planning practices. The framework should be constructed in a way that permits the NIMBY syndrome effect to be assessed. Using Montreal as an example, a short test is conducted to illustrate the scope of the proposed framework and demonstrate the soundness of the positive account given to land-use planning and environmental disputes.

Type de document: Article
Mots-clés libres: NIMBY; aménagement du territoire; conflits environnementaux; qualité de vie; communautés saines; planification collaborative
Centre: Centre Urbanisation Culture Société
Date de dépôt: 20 nov. 2020 15:41
Dernière modification: 20 nov. 2020 15:41
URI: http://espace.inrs.ca/id/eprint/10601

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