Urban and Population Geography working group

Publications

Monographs

Bercht, A. L. (2013): Stresserleben, Emotionen und Coping in Guangzhou, China. Mensch-Umwelt-Transaktionen aus geographischer und psychologischer Perspektive. Dissertation CAU Kiel. Stuttgart, Franz Steiner Verlag (Reihe Megastädte und Globaler Wandel Band 8, 445 S.). Link to the Book and PDF Chapter 1

Book reviews

       

Tomoaki D. Imamichi in „Emotion, Space and Society" 2017, 24, 21-22. PDF

 

     

Annette Hillers-Chen in „Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsgeographie“ 2015, 59 (1), 73-75. PDF

 

     

Martin Böke in „Asien“ 2015, 135 (4), 118-119. PDF

    Peter Weichhart in „Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Geographischen Gesellschaft“ 2014, 156, 397-398. PDF

 

Other publications

Bercht, A. L. (2020): Tackling climate inaction: How a social identity approach matters to climate communication. Ideas how to communicate differently.  Long version. Wissenschaftsmanagement Open Access, Oktober 2020. Berlin, Bonn. Link and PDF

Bercht, A. L. (2019): Tackling climate inaction: How a social identity approach matters to climate communication. Ideas how to communicate differently. Short version. In: Wissenschaftsmanagement 24 (2) (in press).

Bercht, A. L. (2019): Sleepwalking into disaster? Understanding coping in the broader field of mental barriers. Examples from the Norwegian Arctic in the face of climate change. In: Kendra, J., S. G. Knowles und T. Wachtendorf (eds.): Disaster Research and the Second Environmental Crisis: Assessing the Challenges Ahead. Cham, Springer, 137-160. Link and PDF Chapter

Bercht, A. L. and R. Wehrhahn (2019): Urban transformations and differentiated resilience: Internal assets and modes of coping. In: Kraas, F., K. Hackenbroch, H. Sterly, J. Heintzenberg, P. Herrle and V. Kreibich (eds.): Megacities – Megachallenge. Informal Dynamics of Global Change. Insides from Dhaka, Bangladesh and Pearl River Delta, China. Stuttgart, Borntraeger Science Publishers, 122-124. LinkPDF Chapter and PDF Book

Bercht, A. L. and N. Wijermans (2018): Mind the mind: How to effectively communicate about cognition in social-ecological systems research. In: Ambio (online first). Link and PDF and SRC Research News

Bercht, A. L. (2017): No climate change salience in Lofoten fisheries? A comment on understanding the need for adaptation in natural resource dependent communities. In: Climate Change 144 (4), 565-572. Link and PDF

Bercht, A. L. (2014): Rezension zu Schmidt-Kallert, E. und P. Franke (2013): Livelihood Strategies of Multi-Locational Households in the People’s Republic of China. Essen, Klartext (Dortmund International Planning Series Band 61, 252 S.). In: Geographische Zeitschrift 102 (4), 250-252. PDF

Azzam, R., R. Strohschön, K. Baier, L. Lu, K. Wiethoff, A. L. Bercht und R. Wehrhahn (2014): Water Quality and Socio-Ecological Vulnerability Regarding Urban Development in Selected Case Studies of the Megacity Guangzhou. In: Kraas, F., S. Aggarwal, M. Coy and G. Mertins (eds): Megacities. Our Global Urban Future. Springer, 33-58. Link

Bercht, A. L. (2013): Resilience in the face of changing living conditions in Guangzhou, China – insights and perspectives from psychology. In: Erdkunde 67 (1), 63-74. Link and PDF

Wehrhahn, R., M. Helten und A. L. Bercht (2013): Politische Ökologie des Trinkwassers in Guangzhou: Akteure und soziale Verwundbarkeiten. In: Geographische Rundschau 65 (10), 38-45. Link

Bercht, A. L. (2013): Glurbanization of the Chinese megacity Guangzhou – image building and city development through entrepreneurial governance. In: Geographica Helvetica 68 (2), 129-138. PDF

Strohschön, R., K. Wiethoff, K. Baier, L. Lu, A. L. Bercht, R. Wehrhahn und R. Azzam (2013): Land use and water quality in Guangzhou, China: A survey of ecological and social vulnerability in four urban units of the rapidly developing megacity. In: International Journal of Environmental Research 7 (2), 343-358. PDF

Bercht, A. L. und R. Wehrhahn (2011): Urban restructuring processes in Guangzhou/China – the significance of emotion-focussed coping. In: Geographische Zeitschrift 99 (1), 50-64. PDF

Bercht, A. L. und R. Wehrhahn (2010): A psychological-geographical approach to vulnerability: the example of a Chinese urban development project from the perspective of the transactional stress model. In: Environment and Planning A 42 (7), 1705-1722. Link and PDF

Wehrhahn, R., A. L. Bercht, C. L. Krause, R. Azzam, F. Kluge, R. Strohschön, K. Wiethoff und K. Baier (2008): Urban restructuring and social and water-related vulnerability in mega-cities – the example of the urban village of Xincún, Guangzhou (China). In: Die Erde 139 (3), 227-249. PDF

Wehrhahn, R. und A. L. Bercht (2008): Konsequenzen der Weltmarktintegration für die mega-urbane Entwicklung in China. Das Beispiel Guangzhou/Perlflussdelta. In: Geographie und Schule 173, 18-27.

 

Outreach

Fiskeribladet Fiskaren (19.03.2016): Hvordan føler sjarkfiskerne i Lofoten seg? (Wie fühlen sich Kleinfischer auf den Lofoten?) (Interview). Bergen, Norwegen. Link

Lofotposten (22.10.2015): Forsker trenger fotohjelp fra fiskerne (Forscherin braucht photographische Unterstützung von Fischern). Svolvaer, Norwegen. Link

Lofotposten (26.03.2015): Forsker på Lofotfisket (Forscherin beim Lofotenfischfang). Svolvær, Nowegen. Link

Unizeit Forschung und Praxis. Beilage der Kieler Nachrichten (13.02.2010): Menschen in der Megastadt. (Interview). Kiel. PDF

DFG Science TV (2008): The five-million city: Are megacities the future of humanity? How do people live and survive in magacities? Episode 5-12 (Report on DFG-SPP 1233 „Megacities – Megachallenge. Informal Dynamics of Global Change“; Leadership: Prof. Dr. Frauke Kraas, Department of Geography, University of Cologne).

 

 

Episode 5: Guangzhou/China - World Factories

Episode 6: Guangzhou/China - Urban Villages I

Episode 7: Guangzhou/China – Urban Villages II

Episode 8: Hongkong/China – World Factories

Episode 9: Dhaka/Bangladesh - Food Wholesale Traders

Episode 10: Dhaka/Bangladesh - Slums of Dhaka

Episode 11: Dhaka/Bangladesh - Plastic Recycling

Episode 12: Summary Megacities - Informality

China Daily (20.11.2007): Scientists seek keys to urban development. Peking, China. Link