From the Ground up

From the Ground up

Community Gardens in New York City and the Politics of Spatial Transformation

eBook - 2013
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Some 650 community gardens dot the city of New York. These gardens are attended by some of the least advantaged residents of the city. Urban residents use these spaces for horticulture, recreation, social gatherings, and artistic and cultural events. This book shows how, in the process of attempting to protect these highly contested spaces, residents developed as community leaders and urban activists. Taking an interdisciplinary approach to follow the political development of urban residents, the book examines how everyday spatial practices, social interactions, the production of alternative u.
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2013
ISBN: 9781283859639
1283859637
9781409472674
1409472671
9781409429104
1409429105
1409429091
9781409429098
Characteristics: 1 online resource : illustrations, maps

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