Veröffentlichungen in Fachzeitschriften

Newsholme, A., Deutz, P., Affolderbach, J. & Baumgartner, R. (2022) Negotiating stakeholder relationships in a regional circular economy: discourse analysis of multi-scalar policies and company statements from the north of England. Circular Economy and Sustainability.

Affolderbach, J. and Médard de Chardon, C. (2021) Just transitions through digitally enabled sharing economies?DIE ERDE, Journal of the Geographical Society of Berlin 152(4), 244-259.

Affolderbach, J. (2020) Translating green economy concepts into practice: ideas pitches as learning tools for sustainability education. Journal of Geography in Higher Education. DOI: 10.1080/03098265.2020.1849063

Deng, B., Affolderbach, J. & Deutz, P. (2020) Industrial restructuring through eco-transformation: Green industrial transfer in Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan, Hunan Province, Sustainability 12(17), 6945.

Affolderbach, J., O’Neill, K., and Preller, B. (2019) ‘Global-local tensions in urban green neighbourhoods: a policy mobilities approach to discursive change in Freiburg, Vancouver and Luxembourg’ Geografiska Annaler 101(4), 271-290.

Affolderbach, J. and Schulz, C. (2017) Positioning urban green building initiatives: Vancouver’s Greenest City 2020 Action Plan. Journal of Cleaner Production 164(15), 676-685.

Affolderbach, J. and Krueger, R. (2017) ‘Just’ ecopreneurs: Re-conceptualizing green transitions and entrepreneurship. Local Environment 22(4), 410-423.

Preller, B., Affolderbach, J., Schulz, C., Fastenrath, S. and Braun, B. (2017) Interactive knowledge generation in urban green building transitions. The Professional Geographer 69(2), 214-224.

Clapp, A., Hayter, R., Affolderbach, J. and Guzman, L. (2016) Innovation, Remapping and Institutional Thickening in Forest Peripheries: Reflections from the Great Bear Rainforest. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 41(3), 244-257.

Affolderbach, J. and Schulz, C. (2016) Mobile transitions: exploring synergies for urban sustainability research. Urban Studies 53(9), 1942-1957.

Affolderbach, J. and Carr, C. (2016) Blending scales of governance: Land use policies and practices in a small state. Regional Studies 50(6): 944-955.

Carr, C. and Affolderbach, J. (2014) Rescaling Sustainability? Local opportunities and scalar contradictions. Editorial. Local Environment 19(6): 567-571.

Affolderbach, J., Clapp, A. and Hayter, R. (2012) Environmental bargaining and boundary organizations: Remapping British Columbia’s ‘Great Bear’ rainforest. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 102(6): 1391-1408.

Affolderbach, J. (2011) Environmental bargaining: Power struggles and decision-making over Tasmania and British Columbia’s old-growth forests. Economic Geography 87(2): 181-206.

Bücher und Herausgeberschaften

Affolderbach, J., & Schulz, C. (2018) Green Building Transitions: Regional Trajectories of Innovation in Europe, Canada and Australia. The Urban Book Series. New York: Springer.

Affolderbach, J., Du Bry, T., Gonzalez, O. and Parra, C. (eds.) (2012) Reinforcing Governance: Perspectives on Development, Poverty, and Global Crises. Regional Integration and Social Cohesion Series, Vol. 8. Brussels: P.I.E. Peter Lang, 169 p.

Buchkapitel und andere Beiträge

Affolderbach, J., Jung-Preller, B. and Schulz, C. (2017) Urban energy transitions through innovations in green building, in König, A. (ed.) Science and Citizens meet Challenges of Sustainability. Edgar Elgar, 219-233.

Schulz, C. & Affolderbach, J. (2015) Grünes Wachstum und alternative Wirtschaftsformen. Geographische Rundschau 5: 4-9.

Preller, B., Affolderbach, J., Schulz, C., Fastenrath, S. and Braun, B. (2014) Interaktive Transitionsforschung und Wissensgenerierung im Bereich nachhaltiges Bauen, Planung neu denken pnd|online, Schwerpunktheft “Transition”, Ausgabe III|2014 (

Affolderbach, J. and Mössner, S. (2014) Der Institutionenbegriff in der Humangeographie, in J. Oßenbrügge and A. Vogelpohl (eds.): Theorien in der Raum- und Stadtforschung – Eine Einführung (Westfälisches Dampfboot), 176-194.

Affolderbach, J. (2013) Negotiating border regions: Retail development in Luxembourg and the Greater Region, in P. Gilles, H. Koff, C. Maganda and C. Schulz (eds.): Theorizing borders through analyses of power relationships (Brussels: P.I.E. Peter Lang), 125-148.

Affolderbach, J. and Becker, T. (2013) Négocier l’espace frontalier: Implantation du commerce de detail dans la Grande Région, in N. Lebrun (ed.): Commerce et Discontinuités (Arras: Artois Presses Université), 29-38. (Retail location in the Greater Region)

Affolderbach, J. and Parra, C. (2012) Introduction: Cross-disciplinary Perspectives on Governance, in J. Affolderbach, T. Du Bry, O. Gonzalez and C. Parra (eds.) Reinforcing Governance: Perspectives on Development, Poverty, and Global Crises (Brussels: P.I.E. Peter Lang), 11-27.

Clapp, R.A., Affolderbach, J. and Hayter, R. (2011) Environmental Bargaining in Resource Peripheries: ENGOs and Boundary Organizations in Regional Development, in Regions 282: 13-15.

Affolderbach, J. and Becker, T. (2011) Einzelhandel und Siedlungsentwicklung, in T. Chilla and C. Schulz (eds.): Raumplanung in Luxemburg – Aménagement du Territoire au Luxembourg (Luxembourg: Binsfeld), 206-217. (Retail and residential development)

Affolderbach, J. and Nutz, M. (2004) Studieren in Köln. Eine Exkursion durch die Kölner Hochschullandschaft zwischen Deutz und Müngersdorf, in G. Schweizer, F. Kraas and K. Zehner (eds.): Ein geographischer Exkursionsführer: Köln und der Kölner Raum  (Köln: Kölner Geographische Arbeiten), 83(2): 91-100. (Higher education in Cologne)