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Environmental quality for everyone? Socio-structural inequalities in mobility, access to green spaces and air quality

Author(s)
Michael Friesenecker, Bernhard Riederer, Roberta Cucca
Abstract

Vienna ranks amongst the highest performing European cities in terms of quality of life and environmental conditions. By focusing on different social groups’ perceptions of environmental quality, this chapter examines how just Vienna’s status is with regard to being a liveable, green city. Results show that, in comparison to other European cities, the Viennese population is generally very satisfied with the city’s environmental quality but that disparities exist in the lived experience of specific groups. Recent immigration and associated barriers on the labour and housing markets bring about challenges in providing environmental quality for unskilled, non-European-born newcomers.

Organisation(s)
Department of Sociology
External organisation(s)
Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Pages
131-145
No. of pages
15
DOI
https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003133827
Publication date
11-2021
Peer reviewed
Yes
Austrian Fields of Science 2012
507020 Urbanism, 105904 Environmental research, 504029 Environmental sociology
Portal url
https://ucris.univie.ac.at/portal/en/publications/environmental-quality-for-everyone-sociostructural-inequalities-in-mobility-access-to-green-spaces-and-air-quality(e47d5950-99f1-4e1c-81f0-7276cbd563ec).html