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Putting the Garden Back: Cultivating Life through Urban Gardening in India

Camille Frazier

in Death and Life of Nature in Asian Cities

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9789888528684
eISBN:
9789888754526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528684.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

In the midst of an IT boom, middle class individuals in Bengaluru [Bangalore], India are “putting the garden back” by growing fruits and vegetables on their private terraces for home consumption. ... More


The foreseen future of urban gardening

Efrat Eizenberg

in Urban gardening and the struggle for social and spatial justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526126092
eISBN:
9781526144706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126092.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This concluding chapter briefly reviews the different, sometime diametric, ways in which the literature conceptualizes urban gardening. It brings together enthusiastic approaches that understand ... More


Growing Place: Toward a Counterhistory of Contemporary Placemaking

Michael H. Carriere and David Schalliol

in The City Creative: The Rise of Urban Placemaking in Contemporary America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226727226
eISBN:
9780226727363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226727363.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter offers a case study counter-history rooted in the “Rust Belt” city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This counter-history is meant to both complement and challenge versions of the past that ... More


Urban gardening and the struggle for social and spatial justice

Chiara Certoma, Susan Noori, and Martin Sondermann (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526126092
eISBN:
9781526144706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126092.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

It is increasingly clear that, alongside the spectacular forms of justice activism, the actually existing just city outcomes from different everyday practices of performative politics that produce ... More


Temporary urban landscapes and urban gardening: re-inventing open space in Greece and Switzerland

Sofia Nikolaidou

in Urban gardening and the struggle for social and spatial justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526126092
eISBN:
9781526144706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126092.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

New forms of urban gardening are gaining a momentum in cities transforming the conventional use and functions of open green and public space. They often take place through informal and temporary ... More


Urban gardening and spatial justice from a mid-size city perspective: the case of Ortobello Urban Garden

Giuseppe Aliperti and Silvia Sarti

in Urban gardening and the struggle for social and spatial justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526126092
eISBN:
9781526144706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126092.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The increasing number of metropolitan areas worldwide suggests to more in-depth investigate metropolitan neighbourhoods in order to explain the complex social dynamics emerging in these new contexts. ... More


Gardening and Intergenerational Solidarity in Contemporary American Children’s Literature

Aneta Dybska

in Intergenerational Solidarity in Children's Literature and Film

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496831910
eISBN:
9781496831965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831910.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses grassroots gardening and farming projects in children’s books authored by DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan, Sarah Stewart, Rebecca Elliott and Jacqueline Briggs Martin. The chapter focuses ... More


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