Scientific publications

Edited or authored books

C.Certomà, M. Sonderman and S. Noori (2019) Urban Gardening and the Struggles of Social and Spatial Justice, Manchester University Press

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van der Heijden, H. Bulkeley, and C. Certomà (eds.) (2019) Urban Climate Politics. Agency and Empowerment, Cambridge University Press

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C. Tornaghi and Certomà (2018) Urban Gardening as Politics, Routledge, London

reviewed on Antipode

reviewed on International Journal of Urban and Regional Research

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C. Certomà, M. Dyer, F. Rizzi and L.Pocatilu (2017) (eds.) Citizen Empowerment and Innovation in the Data-Rich City, Springer, New York 

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C. Certomà (2016) Postenvironmentalism. A material-semiotic perspective on living spaces, Palgrave McMillan, New York

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C. Certomà (2014) Chianti Experiences. Turning a post-local place into a listening territory, ETS, Pisa

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C. Certomà, N. Clewer and D. Elsey (2012) (eds.) The Politics of Space and Place: Exclusions, Resistance and Alternatives, Cambridge Scholarly Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne

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C. Certomà (2012) Laura Conti. Alle radici dell’ecologia, Edizioni e Ambiente, Milano

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2020

2019

  • Battaglia, C. Certomà, M. Frey (2019) “A critical interpretation of the “quality of place”. Between attractiveness and post-rurality”, Archivio di Studi Urbani e Regionali, 126, p.77-96
  • Certomà and F. Martellozzo (2019) “Cultivating justice? A critical analysis of the correlation between Critical Gardening and Spatial Injustice in Rome”, Applied Geography, 106 p. 60-70
  • Mancebo, C. Certomà (2019) “Planning Urban Futures: Addressing the Sustainability-Justice Nexus in the Light of Urban Agriculture.” In J. van der Heijden, H. Bulkeley, and C. Certomà (eds.) “Urban Climate Politics. Agency and Empowerment”, Cambridge University Press, p 135-151
  • van der Heijden, C. Certomà and H. Bulkeley (2019) “The politics of urban climate futures: recognition, experimentation, orchestration”. In J. van der Heijden, H. Bulkeley, and C. Certomà (eds.) “Urban Climate Politics. Agency and Empowerment”, Cambridge University Press, p 231-242
  • van der Heijden, H. Bulkeley, and C. Certomà (2019) “Promises and Concerns of the Urban Century: Agency and Empowerment”. In J. van der Heijden, H. Bulkeley, and C. Certomà (eds.) “Urban Climate Politics. Agency and Empowerment”, Cambridge University Press, p 1-20
  • Certomà, Sonderman and S. Noori (2019) “Urban gardening and the quest for just uses of space in Europe” in C.Certomà, M. Sonderman and S. Noori (eds) “Urban Gardening and the Struggles of Social and Spatial Justice”, Manchester University Press, p 1-20
  • Certomà and F. Corsini (2019) “Crowdsourcing as social innovation for urban sustainability governance in Europe”, Eu SPRI Conference 2019 Science, Technology and Innovation Policy for Sustainable Development Goals, Eu SPRI – IRCrES, p.200-203
  • Certomà and F. Martellozzo (2019) “The spatial distribution of Urban Gardening and Spatial Injustice. In between social-economic and environmental determinants” in Salvatori F. (eds) Atti del Congresso Geografico Italiano, AGEI, p.1133-1140
  • Certomà and F. Martellozzo (eds.) (2019) “Introduction” and editing of section “Giustizia spaziale, conflitti ambientali e loro rappresentazione” in Atti del Congresso Geografico Italiano, AGEI, p.1105-1108

2018

  • Corsini, C.Certomà, M.Dyer and M. Frey (2018) “Participatory Energy: research, imaginaries and practices on people’ contribute to energy systems in the smart city”, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 142
  • Certomà and C. Tornaghi (2018) “Politics and the contested terrain of urban gardening in the neoliberal city” in C. Tornaghi and C.Certomà (2018) “Urban Gardening as Politics”, Routledge, London, p 1-11
  • Certomà (2018) “A practice-based approach to political gardening. Materiality, performativity and post-environmentalism” in C. Tornaghi and C.Certomà (2018) “Urban Gardening as Politics”, Routledge, London, p. 35-45
  • C. Tornaghi and Certomà (2018) “Political gardening, equity and justice: a research agenda” in C. Tornaghi and C.Certomà (2018) “Urban Gardening as Politics”, Routledge, London, p 209-215
  • M.Frey and C.Certomà (2018) “Processi co-generativi di pianificazione e governance delle infrastrutture verdi. Il caso dell’ex-Snia Viscosa a Roma”, Urbanistica Informazioni vol.273-4, p.47

2017

2016

  • C.Certomà (2016) “A New Season for Planning’. Urban Gardening as Informal Planning in RomeGeografiska Annaler: Series B, Human Geography, 98, 2  
  • Ioannou, N. Morán, M. Sonderman, C.Certomà and M. Hardman (2016) “Grassroots movements – toward cooperative forms of green urban development?” in S. Bell et al. (eds.), Urban Allotment Gardens in Europe, Routledge, p 62-90
  • C.Certomà, M.Battaglia and M. Frey (2016) “Rethinking Attractiveness. The transformation of tangible and intangible factors in post-rural areas” in “Resilient Lanscape”, Quaderni EnRoute, UNISCAPE Publications
  • M. Frey and C.Certomà (2016) “Governance fluida, pianificazione informale e nuove forme di resilienza urbana”, Sentieri Urbani, 20
  • C. Certomà, N. Paris, A. Pirni (2016) “Le diverse declinazioni del concetto di giustizia nelle procedure di pianificazione e autorizzazione delle infrastrutture elettriche”, RSE, Milan
  • C. Certomà (2016), “Documento sintetico sulle proposte emerse dal confronto con i cittadini per l’elaborazione del “Manifesto dei cittadini per il centro storico”” Comune di Campiglia Marittima

2015

  • Certomà, F. Rizzi and F. Corsini (2015) “Crowdsourcing urban sustainability. Data, people and technologies in participatory governance”, Futures, 74
  • Certomà and C.Tornaghi (2015) “Political gardening. Transforming cities and political agency”, Local Environment 20/10 (peer-reviewed editorial), p 1123-1131
  • Certomà (2015) “Expanding the ‘dark side of planning’. Governmentality and biopolitics in public garden planning”, Planning Theory, 14/ 1
  • Certomà and M. Pimbert (2015) “Crowdsourcing and Action Research. Fostering people’s participation in research through digital media” in H.Bradbury-Huang (ed.) Handbook of Action Research, London: Sage, p 512-521
  • C.Certomà (2015) “Critical Urban gardening” in M. Pimbert (ed), Perspective on Local Food Systems, RCC, Munich, p 13-16
  • Certomà (2015) “Informal planning: a new approach to participatory transformation of public space?”, in C. Capineri, F. Celata, D. de Vincenzo, F. Dini, M. Lazzeroni e F. Randelli (eds) Memorie Geografiche Oltre la Globalizzazione Conflitti/Conflicts,  Società di Studi Geografici, Florence
  • M. Frey, M. Macellari, N.Gusmerrotti and C.Certomà (2015) “Making the case. Business, biodiversity and ecosystem services as tools for change”, Global Compact Network Italia & Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna
  • Certomà and C. Tornaghi (2015) Special issue editing “Political gardening”, Local Environment, 20/10

2014

  • C. Certomà (2014; second edition 2020) “Post-environmentalism” in A. Orsini, J. Morin (eds.) Essential concepts of Global Environmental Governance, Routledge, London
  • C. Certomà, F. Biondi, M. Battaglia, E. Passetti (2014) “Verso un’interpretazione inclusiva del concetto di Sicurezza Urbana. Analisi delle tendenze internazionali e del lavoro dell’Osservatorio per la Sicurezza Urbana della Provincia di Pisa”, Province of Pisa

2013

  • C.Certomà (2013) “Spazio post-globale” in S.Gianfaldoni (ed.) Lessico interculturale, Franco Angeli, MilanoCertomà (2013) “Identità locale” in S.Gianfaldoni (ed.) Lessico interculturale, Franco Angeli, Milano
  • C.Certomà (2013) “On the possibility of values translation in the global world”, in A. Loretoni, J. Pauchard and A. Pirni (eds.), Questioning Universalism. Western and New Confucianist Conceptions and Their Implications, ETS, Pisa, p 115-122
  • B.Henry and C.Certomà (2013) “Social Sciences as Sciences and Hermeneutics” in A. Loretoni, J. Pauchard and A. Pirni (eds.), Questioning Universalism. Western and New Confucianist Conceptions and Their Implications, ETS, Pisa
  • C.Certomà, Rizzi and F. Corsini (2013) “Crowdsourcing urban sustainability. Data, people and technologies in participatory governance”, 8th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems
  • C. Certomà (2013) “Orti urbani, giardini condivisi, guerrilla gardening: l’impegno della società civile nella costruzione partecipata dello spazio pubblico”, Rivista di Diritto Agrario, 4/2012
  • C.Certomà (2013) “Wine Experiences. Social mapping wine tourism”, Great Wine Capitals Network, Industry resources – Winners’ reports
  • L. Greyl, G. U.Ojo, C. Williams, C.Certomà, L. Greco, N. Ogbara, A. Ohw ojeheri (2013) “Digging deep corporate liability. Environmental Justice strategies in the world of oil”, FP/7 Projec EJOLT, Report 9

2012

  • C. Certomà (2012) “Biopolitica dello spazio. Popolazione, potere, luoghi”, Revue Internationale d’Ethnographie et territoires, 1
  • C.Certomà and Greyl (2012) “Non-extractive policies as a main road to Environmental Justice? The case of the Yasunì Park in Ecuador” in Haarstad H.(ed.) New Political Spaces in Latin American Natural Resource Governance, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, p 199-216
  • C.Certomà (2012)Exploring the crisis of contemporary environmental politics”, in W. Jackson, B. Jeffery, M. Marino and T. Sykes (eds) Crisis, Rupture and Anxiety: An Interdisciplinary, Examination of Historical and Contemporary Human Challenges, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne, p 175-190
  • C.Certomà (2012) “The death of Environmentalism”, in P. Robbins, J. Newman, J. G. Golson (eds) Green Series Volume 8: Green Ethics and Philosophy, SAGE Publications, Thousand Oaks, p 99-101
  • C.Certomà (2012) “La retorica del locale”, in Cristiani E., Strambi G. (eds.), Regole delle produzioni locali e mercato globale, ETS, Pisa, 113-122
  • Clewer, D. Elsey and C.Certomà (2012) “Introduction” in C.Certomà  N. Clewer and D. Elsey (eds.) (2012) The Politics of Space and Place:  Exclusions, Resistance and Alternatives, Cambridge Scholarly Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne, p 1-17
  • C.Certomà (2012) “Giustizia spaziale e giustizia ambientale. Una lettura spaziale della disuguaglianza sociale”, Post, 3
  • C.Certomà (2012) “Prima che Politica muoia? Crisi e trasformazione del pensiero ambientale contemporaneo”, Prometeo, 118, p 116-122
  • C.Certomà (2012) “The political to come. Notes on the transformation of the public space in the late globalization”, Bollettino della Società Italiana di Filosofia Politica (Feb)

2011

  • C.Certomà (2011) “Standing-up vineyards. The political relevance of Tuscan wine production”, Environment and Planning D, 29 p 1010-1029
  • C. Certomà (2011) “The evaluation of sustainability of organic farms in Tuscany”, with P. Migliorini, in Gökcekus H., Türker Umut T., LaMoreaux J.W. (eds.) Environment: Survival and Sustainibility, Springer, New York
  • C.Certomà (2011) “Riflettendo sul Paesaggio. Brevi considerazioni su territorio, appartenenza e cambiamento”, in Cristiani E., Strambi G., Alabrese M. (eds.), La convenzione Europea del Paesaggio, ETS, Pisa, p 69-78
  • C.Certomà (2011), “Some philosophical issues on the European Convention on Landscape”, Living Landscape, vol II, UNISCAPE Publications, Bandecchi e Vivaldi Editori, PontederaCertomà (2011) “Tuscany in between. Local identity, wine production and global networks” in Romano M.F. (ed), Wine and Food Tourism First European Conference Proceedings, ETS, Pisa, p 23-25

2010

  • C. Certomà (2010) “Spazi locali, luoghi globali: geometrie di potere nella post-modernità”, Sviluppo locale, vol. XIV, 34/1 p 87-100
  • C. Certomà (2010) “Diritto al cibo, sicurezza alimentare e sovranità alimentare”, Rivista di Diritto Alimentare, IV, 2
  • Certomà (2010) Ecologia, la creazione di una scienza”, Physis. International Journal for the History of Science, XLV, 1-2/08 p 325-342
  • C. Certomà (2010) “Territori e produzioni alimentari tra locale e globale”, in Pellecchia E. (eds), Cibo e Conflitti, Plus-Pisa University Press, Pisa, p 293-302

2009

  • C. Certomà (2009) “Environmental Politics and place authenticity protection”, Environmental Values, 18, 3 p 312-342
  • C. Certomà (2009) “Human Rights” in Fagan G. H., Munck R. (eds.), Globalisation and Security, Westport, Greenwood Publishing Group, Praeger Press, Santa Barbara
  • C. Certomà (2009) “Produzione alimentare e identità del territorio”, in Cristiani E., Massart A. (eds.), Prodotti tipici e turismo sostenibile come strumento di sviluppo del territorio, ETS, Pisa, p 27-30
  • C.Certomà (2009) “Being globally local: power-geometries in post-global space”, Bollettino della Società Italiana di Filosofia Politica (Feb)
  • C. Certomà (2009) “Dal re-incanto del mondo all’istituzionalizzazione della politica ambientale”, in E. Cristiani, C. Certomà (eds.), Tutela dell’ambiente tra scienza e società, Quaderni di Locus, 3, p 16-19
  • C. Certomà (2009) “Introduzione” (with E. Cristiani), in E. Cristiani, C. Certomà (eds.), Tutela dell’ambiente tra scienza e società, Quaderni di Locus, 3, p 5-6
  • C. Cristiani and C.Certomà (2009) Special Issue editing Tutela dell’ambiente tra scienza e società , Quaderni di Locus3, Felici Editore, Pisa
  • Certomà, R. Ciuti and B. Leoni (2009) Special Issue editing “Pontedera”, Locus, n. 12, Felici Editore, Pisa (133 pp)
  • R.Pazzagli and C. Certomà (2009) Special Issue editing “Il Parco, i parchi”, Locus, n. 13/14, Felici Editore, Pisa

2008

  • C. Certomà (2008) “Authentic Place, Local Identities and Environmental Discourses”, in Hillerbrand R.C., Karlsson R. (eds.), Beyond the Global Village. Environmental Challenges inspiring Global Citizenship, The Interdisciplinary Press, Oxford
  • C.Certomà (2008) “Da Kant alla hybrid geography: luoghi authentici e viaggi di scoperta”, Philosophema , 4, p 42-56

2007

  • C. Certomà (2007) Generazioni future e questioni ambientali”, Filosofia e Questioni Pubbliche, XII, 1/07, p 111-134
  • Certomà (2007) “Privatizzazione o (ri)pubblicizzazione? Il dibattito internazionale sulla gestione delle risorse idriche”, Locus 6, p 134-140
  • C. Certomà (2007) “Ecofemminismo: una presentazione critica”, DonnaWomanFemme, 1 (73), p 32-53
  • C.Certomà (2007) “Acqua: dalla desacralizzazione alla privatizzazione”, Economia e Ambiente, 1-2, p 19-34

2006

  • C. Certomà (2006) “Ecology, Environmentalism and System Theory”, Kybernetes. The International Journal of Systems and Cybernetics, 35/6
  • Certomà (2006) “Sostenibilità sociale e sostenibilità ambientale. Un’opportunità di sviluppo rurale per la Toscana”, Arsia – Tuscany Region Agency for Rural Development

2005

  • C. Certomà (2005) “Valutare l’agricoltura sociale”, in Noferi M. (ed.), Agricoltura sociale e agricoltura di comunità, Arsia – Regional Agriculture Office of Tuscany, Firenze
  • C. Certomà (2005) La tela di Penelope”, in Foschi A.D. Imprenditrici, Edizioni Camera di Commercio di Livorno, Livorno, p 17-20
  • C.Certomà (2005) “Sale su Cartagine: guerra e ambiente”, in Pellecchia E., Consorti P. (eds.), Diritti, tolleranza, memoria. Una città per la Pace, Plus-Pisa University Press, Pisa, p 337-341

2003

  • C. Certomà (2003) “La nascita dell’ecologismo scientifico”, Il Pensiero Economico Moderno, XXIII, n.1-2; re-published in Nuova Economia e storia, IX, 3; republished in Economia e ambiente, 22(4)
  • C. Certomà (2003) “Ecologia, ecologismo e teoria dei sistemi”, Economia e ambiente, 22 (3)Certomà (2003) “Suggestioni dall’ecologismo contemporaneo”, Studi economici e sociali, 38(2)
  • C.Certomà (2003) “Un percorso del pensiero ecologico”, Philosophema, 1-2