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Social Cohesion and City Green Space: Revisiting the Power of Volunteering

Former Employee of USDA Forest Service, 320 Green Street, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Challenges 2019, 10(2), 36; https://doi.org/10.3390/challe10020036
Received: 4 August 2019 / Accepted: 29 August 2019 / Published: 20 September 2019
Urban green spaces can facilitate positive social interactions in numerous ways. These interactions may lead to the development of social cohesion among city dwellers. This article provides a viewpoint on the potential role that the presence of green space and volunteering can play in the construct of social cohesion. Specifically, the article focuses on one aspect of social cohesion, volunteerism, as a way to illustrate the immense potential of social cohesion to link health with place and the planet. View Full-Text
Keywords: social cohesion; green space; parks; volunteering social cohesion; green space; parks; volunteering
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Jennings, V. Social Cohesion and City Green Space: Revisiting the Power of Volunteering. Challenges 2019, 10, 36.

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