Revisiting Post-war Green Open Spaces as "Welfare Landscapes"
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This chapter considers a specific kind of landscape: post-war green open spaces in Europe. These omnipresent ‘welfare landscapes’ made for the public by the public played a key role in the materialization of the post-war welfare states. This chapter lays the foundation for the emerging research field. It shows how the landscape was associated with and accommodated qualitative ideas of welfare through key dynamic and multiscalar relationships. Using Denmark as its case, it focuses on three relationships: landscape and ‘the good life,’ landscape and the prominent new user group – the children – and landscape and ideas of community.
|Translated title of the contribution||Genbesøgt: Efterkrigstidens grønne åbne som som "velfærdslandskaber"|
|Title of host publication||Routledge Handbook of Urban Landscape Research|
|Editors||Kate Bishop, Linda Corkery|
|Place of Publication||London|
|Publication status||Published - 2023|
|Series||Routledge International Handbooks|
- Faculty of Science